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changing message notification tone

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Texter, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. Texter

    Texter Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Can I use a downloaded ringtone for my message notification tone? I can't get to my ringtones list in the options menu in the notification edit screen. It only shows the notification tones that came standard with the phone.

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  2. dwh_72

    dwh_72 Member

    You mean TEXT message ringtone? On Samsung Galaxy this is what works... Oen messaging > menu > settings > select ringtone.
    (mp3 ringtones may not show up in this menu. I use .wav for all my tones. Keeps them out of the music player list too) This gives me a different RT than if you go into settings > sound and display > notification ringtone.
    I have tried (or bothered) to attempt a different text RT for individual contacts
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  3. cjskach

    cjskach Lurker

    I am trying the same thing and only get access to the canned tones available. Would like to be able to choose from my list.
  4. dwh_72

    dwh_72 Member

    open your fille explorer
    in the sdcard folder create a folder "Media" (no quotes)
    in "Media" create 3 folders: Alarms Notifications Ringtones

    Put your tones into appropriate folders (like I said earlier I use .wav not .mp3 to prevent these tones from showing up in music player)
  5. solotx

    solotx Lurker

    That worked great for me.

    If I do created my own personalized ringtones, what is the maximum length/size they can be? Any suggestions on what app to use to do this?

  6. tstarky

    tstarky Newbie

    I don't know if there is a limit on the size but the app you are looking for is Ringtones. It is easy to use and it's FREE!

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