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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by toptotty8uk, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. toptotty8uk

    toptotty8uk New Member
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    Hi hope someone can help me...

    i have a HTC Wildfire and i know how to change my ringtones to songs but i cant seem to work out how to change the message tone to one of my songs.

    i've tried reading other threads to find out but i just get confused...:thinking:

    hope someone knows and can help me out.

    cheers!
     

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  2. knudsen81

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    on you sd card, there is a folder called media open it, then there are a folder called audio open it and there is a folder called notif. open it and put all you tones for sms and so on in it then you can use it for sms/mms and e-mail
     
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  3. toptotty8uk

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    does it have to be a specific file type??? wav/mp3???
     
  4. knudsen81

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    you can use mp3 files
     
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  5. toptotty8uk

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    WHOOOOO!!!! thanks. works brill!
     
  6. knudsen81

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    i'm happy it works for you :D
     
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  7. Fred S

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    My SD card doesn't have any of these folders, should it? Can I just create them to be able to do the same?
     
  8. knudsen81

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    yes you can create it, and it will work for you

    create that here:

    Sdcard/Media/Audio/alarms

    Sdcard/Media/Audio/notifications

    Sdcard/Media/Audio/ringtones
     
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  9. Fred S

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    I have tried but I'm struggling. So if I connect the phone as a disk drive and go to that drive in Windows Explorer, do I actually create an Sdcard directory and subdirectories or create just Media and subdirectories at the root of the drive. Have tried it both ways but can't get it to work. Do I need to create all 3 (alarms, notifications, ringtones)?
     
  10. knudsen81

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    You need only need to create media and subdirectories
     
  11. Fred S

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    Created the alarms and ringtones directories and that seems to have done the trick. Thanks
     
  12. knudsen81

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    NO problem happy to help you
     
  13. teamfloyduk

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    Hi All
    Only just got my Wildfire so sorry if question seems stupid but do I connect to laptop to create these folders then drag and drop the mp3 files in to it?
    Cheers
    TF
     
  14. XON1

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    Yep that's all you do. Mount the sd card as a disk drive and it is essentially a mass storage device!
     
  15. Adarsh

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    this worked for me.. thnx
     
  16. fjdouse

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    You beauty!

    Works for me, thanks ;-)
     
  17. phat187

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    Champion!!!
     
  18. jay290785

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    Hiya... im having a similar problem but i can put the music on my phone and use them as ring/msg tones and alarm tones but when i do this i cant use the music player to play my music i can onlu use the music as tones...
    Any help would be greatly appriciated...
     
  19. jay290785

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    Hiya.. please help, ive done this and can use music as my message, alarm and ring tones but i now cant access my music when i click the music app
    any help would be greatly appriciated.
    Jessica
     
  20. paratragoudo

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    You can create these folders to the folder dcim

    Sdcard/Media/Audio/notifications
     
  21. sailingman67

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    Hi, Sorry to be really thick but im new to the whole Android and Htc wildfire game! I cannot use my songs as message tones so ive tried to follow your instructions to create the folders in the sd card option but havent got a clue what im doing. Ive got as far as using the phone as a disk drive but i dont know how to make the correct folders. Could someone talk me through it in simple instructions please. Oh and also the alarm doesnt seem to work if the phone is switched off, is this correct?
    Kind regards
     
  22. winne_poon

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    can someone teach me how to set my own mp3 tone for sms, I already create those folder but i can't seem to link them to my sms tone. Sorry if sound stupid but can teach step by step?
     
  23. LesTom1

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    Hello there knudsen81, can you tell me how to explore the SD card? I've downloaded an app called Astro file manager and I still can't work it out. Without this app, I can't even explore what's on my SD card. :thinking:
     
  24. NightAngel79

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    Try ringdroid
     
  25. Oriley

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    You can`t explore your SD card by using the phone itself yet, 2.2 should sort it out, strange , most non Android phones can.......
     
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