If you want a certain song or music file as your own personalized ringtone, you can set it as ringtone in your Samsung device easily. While this feature is not new anymore, not many Samsung users know it. Most users stick to boring Samsung-provided ringtones not knowing that they’re just a few taps away from making their experience richer.
Aside from default ringtones in your Samsung device, you can add a music file like an MP3 to your device as a general ringtone. You just have to make sure that you copy the music files to your Samsung device first.
The feature covered in this tutorial does not support using tracks from music you play using streaming apps like Pandora or Spotify though. Streaming sites have limited terms and conditions that prevents their music from being saved locally in a phone or tablet permanently. For Spotify, while you can download certain songs to your phone, you won’t still be able to use them as ringtone as they expire after some time.
If you want, you can purchase a particular song or album so you can have a license to download it to your device permanently. Once you have the file saved to your device, you can then start using it as a ringtone.
Set a song as Samsung ringtone
There are 8 steps that you need to do in order to use a song or music file as ringtone in a Samsung device. Learn how to do this procedure by following the steps below.
- Open Settings app.
Find and tap Settings app from the Home screen or Apps Tray.
- Tap Sounds and vibration.
This opens options to allow you to select Sound mode, vibration schemes, or ringtone.
- Select Ringtone.
Find Ringtone and tap it.
- Tap SIM 1 or SIM 2.
If you don’t see SIM 1 or SIM 2, proceed to the next steps below.
- Select a music app.
If prompted, select the music app.
- Add your own music.
Tap on the Add ringtone icon or + sign at the upper right corner.
- Pick your ringtone.
Check the list of music files and select the one you want.
- Tap Done.
Select Done at the upper right. Afterwards, you’ll be taken back to the Ringtone menu where you’ll see your SIM cards.
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