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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by scoopyx, Jul 25, 2021.

  1. scoopyx

    scoopyx Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hi folks.
    My wife has bought herself a Samsung Galaxy A52 5G phone and it has some ringtones/message notifications that I'd like to put on my phone, but I can't find them anywhere.
    There's nothing under the folder system or anywhere else I can see.
    Is somebody able to tell me where these sounds are stored on the phone please?
    Thanks and regards,
    scoopyx.
     



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  2. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
    VIP Member

    If they came with the phone it's possible that Samsung put them in /data/media (i.e. as part of the ROM), which you won't be able to browse without root access.
     
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  3. scoopyx

    scoopyx Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Oh boy. It looks like I'm pretty well stuffed.
    Thanks folks.
     
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  4. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    If you know the name of the Samsung ringtone you want. Someone may have uploaded it to YouTube, which does sometimes happen, and you might be able to rip or record it from there

    There was a request on AF for a Samsung notification or ringtone a few weeks ago, and it was on YouTube.
     
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  5. Trom

    Trom Android Enthusiast

    In a pinch, just hold your phone close to hers and record them
     
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  6. Dannydet

    Dannydet Extreme Android User

    You can try installing Zedge, from the play store. They may have the ringtones available for download.
    Just make sure that you know the names of them...
     
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  7. kate

    kate Dreaming of Bugdroid.
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    Check this folder:
    /system/media/audio/ringtones

    It will be read only, but I can copy the default ringtones to another location.
     
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  8. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    Hmmm can you copy read only files? Did not know you can do this, if that is so.
     
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