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How to prevent my music to show up as ringtones?

Discussion in 'Android Media' started by cdysthe, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. cdysthe

    cdysthe Active Member
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    Hi,

    In my music player I can set which folders it looks in for music. But since I added music to my phone all the songs shows up as ringtones which makes it very hard to pick one since I have a large SD card with a lot of music on it. Any way to only see ringtones when I want to set notification for programs?
     

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  2. Chroma

    Chroma Well-Known Member
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    Make a folder called "Ringtones" and another one called "Notifications". Then put the specific audio files (ringtones and notifications mp3s) into their respective folders. (These audio files need to be <30 seconds, I believe) Now Android will show the ringtones and notifications in your setting selections.
     
  3. sitlet

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    Yep, once you do that, only those files in that folder will show up when you go to select ringtones.
     
  4. cdysthe

    cdysthe Active Member
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    Let me see if I understand you correctly: I create two root folders: /Notifications and /Ringtones. I put ringtones and notifications in those folders. Where do I keep my music files (mp3s)? In /Music, or?
     
  5. sitlet

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    Correct. You can keep your music where ever you want, I use Root/Music.
     

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