1. Check out our companion app, Forums for Android! Download from Google Play

HTC Hero ringtone locatoin

Discussion in 'Android Media' started by showbo, Feb 4, 2010.

  1. showbo

    showbo Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter
    38

    Feb 4, 2010
    147
    24
    38
    Network Technician
    New Mexico
    Ok, I am about to go crazy trying to find the location of the ringtones I downloaded. After I downloaded, if I were to set it right then and there, no big issue. But now I can't find the other ones so I can set them to certian people. Any help would be great, thanks!


    Oscar
     

    Advertisement

  2. Ziani

    Ziani Well-Known Member
    98

    Sep 20, 2009
    836
    92
    98
    Norfolk, UK
    Install 'Astro file manager' free from the market so you can access your SD Card from your phone, your ringtone downloads should be in the downloaded folder.

    On the SD card, create folder /media/audio then add /alarms, /notifications, /ringtones within audio folder and copy your files into appropriate folder. Files placed in these folders show up in the appropriate selection menus (and are ignored by Music) You should then be able to see the tones that you want to use.
     
  3. TLA

    TLA New Member
    5

    Feb 27, 2010
    3
    0
    5
    Hi Ziani,
    I used ile manager and did as you sugested, but the new tones still do not show as a choice. I tried to copy and paste in the system /media/audio/ringtones, but it says acess denied outside the SD?? any ideas?
     
  4. Ziani

    Ziani Well-Known Member
    98

    Sep 20, 2009
    836
    92
    98
    Norfolk, UK
    Create folders within the SD folder not outside because as you have seen you dont have access unless you are rooted.
     
  5. Ian_C

    Ian_C Active Member
    35

    Nov 1, 2009
    32
    0
    35
    I have rooted my phone, and I am trying to work out how I can put a downloaded tone, into the system/media/audio/ringtones folder.... any ideas ?
     
  6. bluenova

    bluenova OK Computer
    143

    Jan 11, 2010
    1,617
    243
    143
    Driver
    W Midlands, UK
    Why? You can just put them under:
    /sdcard/media/audio/ringtones

    If you really want to put them under system I think you need to use adb push or a terminal emulator with su permissions as most file managers cannot get su permissions.

    Plus by putting them in system you are using up valuable phone storage space.
     

Share This Page

Loading...