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  1. Mark F24's Avatar
    I located the ringtones folder in W8.1, they show up when setting ringtones in "people", but it isn't with W10, anyone know how to do it?
    09-16-2015 08:36 PM
  2. mary beth hale's Avatar
    Same problem on my 930 with new W10 TP build. Had no problem setting them up on 10512.
    09-16-2015 09:51 PM
  3. FAHMI BASSEM's Avatar
    I couldn't set any on 10512
    09-16-2015 09:53 PM
  4. Ed Boland's Avatar
    Just go to one of your contacts and "edit" (the icon that looks like a pencil), there, you can set custom text tones and ringtones for each specific contact. Easy! (Works the same way on this new build, as it did on 10512)

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    09-16-2015 10:47 PM
  5. mary beth hale's Avatar
    Just go to one of your contacts and "edit" (the icon that looks like a pencil), there, you can set custom text tones and ringtones for each specific contact. Easy! (Works the same way on this new build, as it did on 10512)

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    Oops... I meant custom notifications for apps like messaging, phone, Cortana etc. The sounds I transferred from PC show up in the file app but are not in the list of sounds under notifications.
    09-17-2015 05:57 AM
  6. Mark F24's Avatar
    I know how to do it, I may have been unclear.

    I have copied ringtones to the ringtones folder in the phone using windows explorer, just as I did in WP8.1, but they are not an option to set as a ringtone in WP10.
    09-17-2015 06:07 AM
  7. mary beth hale's Avatar
    I know how to do it, I may have been unclear.

    I have copied ringtones to the ringtones folder in the phone using windows explorer, just as I did in WP8.1, but they are not an option to set as a ringtone in WP10.
    same here
    09-17-2015 06:16 AM
  8. Ed Boland's Avatar
    Oh ok, when you have your custom ringtone on your PC (probably an MP3 file) you must transfer the file to your phone's ringtone folder over the USB cable. When you do, it'll ask you if you want to convert the file to an M4A, click YES, then you should see the new ringtone at the bottom of the list of ringtones to choose from on your phone.
    09-17-2015 06:35 AM
  9. fredd's Avatar
    I have transfered my ringtones over the usb cable but I didnt get any message asking if I wanted to convert them. They are not showing up in my ringtones like they did on the previous builds.
    09-17-2015 08:50 AM
  10. Darren Walsh's Avatar
    Can anyone confirm if they show up when they are converted? I'm at work so can't Check
    09-17-2015 08:55 AM
  11. fredd's Avatar
    Can anyone confirm if they show up when they are converted? I'm at work so can't Check
    I guess I should ask how to convert them.
    09-17-2015 08:58 AM
  12. newnews's Avatar
    No, before build 10536, you do not have to convert, just copy those files to the ringtone folder, you are able to select them. However, it is broken in build 10536. MS really did "good" job!
    Oh ok, when you have your custom ringtone on your PC (probably an MP3 file) you must transfer the file to your phone's ringtone folder over the USB cable. When you do, it'll ask you if you want to convert the file to an M4A, click YES, then you should see the new ringtone at the bottom of the list of ringtones to choose from on your phone.
    09-17-2015 09:05 AM
  13. fredd's Avatar
    I tried making some new one using the zedge rintones and that isnt working either. Ive never had problems with zedge before. I started a forum in the apps page about this problem but nobody has posted anything on it.
    09-17-2015 09:16 AM
  14. MetalHd's Avatar
    So I couldnt get files to show up in the ringtone pick list via any sync method. I converted the mp3 to m4a on the pc, then copied, and it showed up as an eligible custom ringtone!
    09-17-2015 09:39 AM
  15. Ed Boland's Avatar
    Hmm you know what, I think you guys are right! My apologies.. I thought I did, but I guess I haven't checked this with this latest build, and it appears that they did indeed "break" this in this build. Sorry! Hopefully they'll get it patched up soon, or at least fixed by the final release...
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    09-17-2015 10:00 AM
  16. Ed Boland's Avatar
    So I couldnt get files to show up in the ringtone pick list via any sync method. I converted the mp3 to m4a on the pc, then copied, and it showed up as an eligible custom ringtone!
    Win10 mobile preview build 10536?
    09-17-2015 10:02 AM
  17. fredd's Avatar
    I converted 3 ringtones to M4A and it still didnt show up in my ringtones. Hopefully they will fix this soon
    09-17-2015 11:36 AM
  18. TechFreak1's Avatar
    It looks like another bug as I doubt this was removed deliberately. I thought maybe they re-introduced a size / time limitation but no adding anything under 30 seconds doesn't show up let alone at 5 seconds or 10. The 30 second limitation exists on certain android handsets and even goes back to certain models of the pocket pcs lol.
    09-18-2015 12:00 AM
  19. Jazmac's Avatar
    I use the Nokia Tones app. You can add all the ringtones you want with it in this build.
    09-18-2015 12:35 AM
  20. Darren Walsh's Avatar
    Nope won't work
    09-18-2015 02:43 AM
  21. Aziz Abdurachman's Avatar
    I try wav and mp3 files, full length and trimmed under 30 second, still not work.
    09-18-2015 03:22 AM
  22. TechFreak1's Avatar
    Can anyone install the Nokia ringtone maker?

    Or has that been removed lol (can't install it myself)...Nokia updates Ringtone Maker for Windows Phone 8 with extended ringtone length | Windows Central
    09-18-2015 07:00 AM
  23. OHardy's Avatar
    HTC One M8, NL925 & Lumia 535 on Build 10512 I could set my custom ringtones but can't in 10536.1004.
    09-18-2015 09:03 AM
  24. Deepak's Avatar
    Quite late, but you need to set the mp3 / wma file's genre to Ringtone. Then you have to move that file to Phone > Ringtones. And limits on length of ringtone doesn't mean that it'll not be shown in the list.

    Last edited by Deepak_HK; 01-15-2016 at 11:56 AM.
    01-12-2016 09:24 AM
  25. dougrichardsKC's Avatar
    Couldn't tell if this is resolved yet but here's what I've learned. If the source file is a w4a and you drop to the Ringtones folder (via USB) you will get a prompt to convert the file and the sound will become available instantly on your sounds list. I tried the same thing with other audio file formats and so far only w4a is working for me. I will post more if I have any more success.

    FYI - three weeks in and so far I hate my 950.
    01-25-2016 02:12 PM
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