The most admirable thing about Android is that it’s extremely easy to customize. You can change just about every element of your Android smartphone. You can customize its appearance by installing new themes, enhance its working by installing new apps, and even set your favorite song as your phone’s ringtone. Yes, you read it right! There is a way you can add custom ringtones to Android phone. In this tutorial, we’ll guide you throughout the process in detail.
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- A smartphone running Android 4.1 or higher
Step by step guide to add custom ringtones to Android phone
Add custom ringtones via Settings menu
Just follow the simple instructions mentioned below to add custom ringtones via the Settings menu:
Step 1. First of all, movie the audio files that you want to set as your ringtone to your phone
Step 2. Navigate to Settings > Sound > Device ringtones. Here, you’ll see a list of default ringtones on your phone
Step 3. Tap on the More Ringtones… option on the top of the list. You’ll be navigated to the music player app where you can see a list of audio files stored on your phone.
Note: The option may differ from phone to phone.
Step 4. Just select the file you want to keep as ringtone and then tap Done
Congratulations! You’ve successfully added a custom ringtone via the Settings menu.
Add custom ringtones via music player
You can also add custom ringtones to Android via the music player app. All need is to follow some simple steps mentioned below:
Step 1. Play the audio file you want to set as your ringtone in the music player app
Step 2. While the app is playing, tap the Capacitive menu button to launch Options menu
Step 3. Tap on Set as option and then select whether you want to save the file as a caller tone, a ring tone, or an alarm tone
Add custom ringtones for a specific contact
Do you want to set a specific ringtone for a specific contact? Well, you can easily do so. Just follow some simple steps mentioned below:
Step 1. First of all, launch the Contacts app on your Android phone
Step 2. Select the contact for which you want to set the custom ringtone and tap on it to open its info page
Step 3. Scroll down until you find the Ringtones section. Tapping on it will three options namely:
- Default – Use the default ringtone on your phone
- Ringtones – Select any ringtone from the default ringtones
- Go to My Files – Open My Files app to select a ringtone
Step 4. Tap on Go to My files option
Step 5. Select the audio file you want to set as your ringtone and tap Done