How do I set a ringtone for text messages on my Samsung Galaxy?
- From the home screen, tap Apps.
- Scroll to and tap Settings.
- Scroll to and tap Sounds and vibration.
- Scroll to and tap Notification sound.
- Tap Default notification sound.
- Tap the preferred notification sound and then tap the Back key.
- Go to the Contacts app (which may be hidden in an automatically created folder) and select on a person's name.
- In their contact details, press Edit in the top right corner.
- Scroll down until you see Ringtone and Vibration.
- Below this, you can repeat the process for messages, by select Text Tone and Vibration.
- Change global settings
- Open the Android Messages app .
- Tap More Settings. Change your default messaging app: Tap Default SMS app. Stop getting message notifications outside Android Messages: Tap Notifications Turn off Notifications. Change what happens on your phone when you get a message: Tap Notifications Importance.
- Assign a ringtone to a contact - Samsung Galaxy S 6 edge
- From the home screen, tap Contacts. Note: If the shortcut is no longer available, tap Apps, then scroll to and tap Contacts.
- Scroll to and tap the preferred contact.
- Tap EDIT.
- Tap More.
- Scroll to and tap the Ringtone field.
- Tap to select the new ringtone, then tap the Back key.
- Tap SAVE.
- The ringtone is now changed.
- To set an MP3 file for use as custom ringtone system-wide, do the following:
- Copy the MP3 files to your phone.
- Go to Settings > Sound > Device ringtone.
- Tap the Add button to launch the media manager app.
- You will see a list of music files stored on your phone.
- Your selected MP3 track will now be your custom ringtone.
Updated: 2nd October 2019