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  1. genuine555's Avatar
    TRied putting them in "Ringtones" folder, "Ringtonen", "Beltonen" ...

    THe never show up in the list in options ringtones ans alerts...

    Please help ???
    02-01-2014 09:27 PM
  2. LumiaGuy's Avatar
    I believe we can only use the SMS tones that came pre-installed on our phones but the ability to add custom tones will come with the Black (GDR3) update currently being rolled out. Find more info in the thread linked below.

    http://forums.windowscentral.com/nok...te-thread.html
    Last edited by LumiaGuy; 02-01-2014 at 10:13 PM.
    02-01-2014 09:45 PM
  3. genuine555's Avatar
    So i drop the rightones in a folder on pc, and usblink the device to the pc.

    In explorer I copy them all into the sd-card of the device, in the folder Ringtones.

    Disconnect with pc, and then check on lumia, but there are no custom sounds added in the list in settings for ringtones...


    Help ?? please.?
    02-01-2014 09:46 PM
  4. genuine555's Avatar
    I believe we can only use the SMS tones that came pre-installed on our phones but the ability to add custom tones will come (hopefully) either with the Black update currently being rolled out or the WP 8.1 OS update coming this year.
    I have the black, so that's why i asked....
    02-01-2014 09:46 PM
  5. genuine555's Avatar
    No one can tell me from pc to phone which folders i should put them in ? Or simply copy them into the root of the phone ?
    I copied them all into "Ringtones" on phone storage, but nothing in the settings list...tried 5x now.
    02-01-2014 09:57 PM
  6. Mr Lebowski's Avatar
    You need Black w/GDR3 to use custom tones for SMS, IM etc. And copying them to the phone's ringtone folder is the correct location NOT to SD card. You could store them on SD but you then need http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/st...4-17a64f9142e5 to make them a ringtone

    Also what file format, MP3, MIDI, WMA etc. and how big is a file, less than 1000KB ?

    and in SETTINGS ringtones+sounds does it have this option listed where you can choose?

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    Last edited by Mr Lebowski; 02-01-2014 at 10:19 PM.
    02-01-2014 09:59 PM
  7. genuine555's Avatar
    You need Black w/GDR3 to use custom tones for SMS, IM etc. And copying them to the phone's ringtone folder is the correct location NOT to SD card. You could store them on SD but you then need Ringtone Maker | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States) to make them a ringtone

    Also what file format, MP3, MIDI, WMA etc. and how big is a file, less than 1000KB ?

    and in SETTINGS ringtones+sounds does it have this option listed where you can choose?

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    As I allready mentioned, I allready have the black update, and all app updates...


    No matter, I allready solved the issue, and it was indeed as you said.

    I deleted them all on the SD, and copied them again to the ringtone folder on the phone, this time they went through.

    Finally, custom sms tones. awesome.
    02-02-2014 04:13 PM
  8. Charles White1's Avatar
    I had the same problem where I would copy them to the ringtone folder but they would never get listed on the phone so I could use them. After a few tries some would work and some would be missing, it took about a dozen tries to get all 15 ringtones from my PC to the phone. Now I have multiple files that I had to rename on the phone storage because it wouldn't let the old ones be over written or deleted.
    I only had this problem after I had to do a restore on my phone because I had almost 5 GIG of "other files" running the phone out of memory, I have no idea what the files were, where they came from, or how to get rid of them.
    04-26-2014 09:05 AM

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