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How To how to customize ringtones for contacts

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by nicelysedated, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. nicelysedated

    nicelysedated New Member
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    Seems a lot of people don't know how to do this........

    Open contacts
    Goto the contact you want to change
    On the screen you select either to dial or message press the menu softkey
    Select options
    Select ringtone you want for that contact

    Works for me
     

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  2. MotoDroidHelpandInfo

    MotoDroidHelpandInfo Well-Known Member
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    I also recommend the free app Ringdroid. So you canuse your music on the phone for ringtones.
     
  3. johnlgalt

    johnlgalt Antidisestablishmentarian
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    And you can also edit your music to make ringtones that you save to the Android ringtones that you can use with anything that Android allows notification tones with.
     
  4. JB4times4

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    Get ringdroid. Very smart choice.
     
  5. drumtrucker

    drumtrucker Well-Known Member
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    ringdroid lets you edit start and stop point in your mp3 as well, NICE
     
  6. kmfdmk

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    I also recommend Rings Extended. It will allow you to simply set an mp3 as a ringtone. All my previous phones let me have the ability to just choose an mp3 as a ringtone, and I thought it was roundabout that I had to play an mp3 first, then set it as my ringtone. Esp. because I don't want my text ringtone to be the same as my call ringtone.
     
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  7. kathyk627

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    i highly recommend ringdroid app
     
  8. EEVLWYS

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    thanks for this, it was driving me crazy!
     
  9. slomenzo

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    Okay, when I go to the contact screen and hit menu, options doesn't come up, only edit, delete, link contact, unlink contact, or share name card. What am I doing wrong???
     
  10. slomenzo

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    Okay, when I go to the contact screen and hit menu, options doesn't come up, only edit, delete, link contact, unlink contact, or share name card. What am I doing wrong???
     
  11. johnlgalt

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    IOW - select the contact you want to change the ringtone for. then perform the rest of the steps.
     
  12. johnlgalt

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    Actually, now that I have re-read what you wrote, it sounds like you are either 1) not on a DROID, or 2) not in the contacts app (from your phone) - are you looking at contacts in messaging or GMail?
     
  13. akussma

    akussma New Member
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    I have the same menu options as you too! None of the above menu options appear for me and none in any forum for how you do this exist on my phone!!! Super super frustrating! I've had this phone since March and still can't figure out how to do this. There must be a way! Do you have the Droid 2 global? Maybe that's the problem? That's what I have. Maybe this only works for the regular Droid?
     

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