A sound played when the phone receives a call, either native or over the internet.

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How do I set per-contact ringtones in Windows 10 Mobile?

I've set custom ringtones for calls and texts on the contact, but every time the person calls or texts me the default sounds still play. What could I be missing? Phone: Lumia 950 OS Build: ...
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Custom SMS ringtone for authentication SMS?

Most of the time, I can set my custom SMS ringtones for individual contacts just fine. On my Android device, I was used to having a specific, quiet tone for authentication SMS. On my Lumia 640 with ...
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Want Ringtone through speaker even if earphone is plugged in 640 XL LTE

In my previous Lumia 720, I could hear ringtone through speaker even if earphone was plugged in. But in 640 XL LTE earphone cancels ringtone noise through speaker so I have to constantly keep earphone ...
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Windows 10 Build 10512 Set Text Ringtone

Is there any way to change the text message tone in build 10512? I was pretty sure the functionality was there before, but can't find it now.
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Define ringtone by area code or number sequence

My questions seems a little "exotic", but is it possible to define a ringtone by area code or number sequence? I have many buddies in Germany and in the USA. I would like to define the following ...
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How do I access ringtones I downloaded from an app on my computer?

I got a new phone and am trying to move my old ringtones over to my new one, however when I get into the "Ringtones" folder on my computer, all I can see are the ringtones I edited myself. How do I ...
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Change ringtone for contact

Someone has planted a song on my phone when someone is calling me instead of them hearing the ringing tone. How do I remove it?
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How to convert voice recordings into ringtones

I have tried many apps that should have been able to record something and then save it into the ringtones list, and none of them work. I have also moved the recordings into the ringtones folder, using ...
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Why does my custom text message ringtone stop playing?

Recently I've changed the ringtone for text messages for some of my contacts. The new ringtone has a playtime of 11 seconds. However, when I receive text messages, the ringtone stops playing after ~5 ...
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Ring + Vibrate not available in 8.1?

I am using a Nokia Lumia 920. Previously in Windows Phone 8.0 I was able to on my vibration while ringing. But when I upgraded it to 8.1, it no longer have option of vibrate + ring. I number of ...
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Message Tone is not working

I'm using Windows Phone 8.1 Update (Developer preview). I set a message tone via Notifications + Actions > Messaging, and tried user specific one. But still ringing that default tone. Is there any ...
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Ringtone setting in Lumia 525 [duplicate]

In Lumia 525 I am unable to set MP3 ringtone. I connected my cell with my laptop by it did not shown any ringtone+sound folder. It shows only ringtone folder which is created in my music library.
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Make my Lumia 1020 sound like a phone

I can't find a single sound on my new Lumia 1020 that sounds like a proper phone ring sound, OR a traditional "beep beep" text alert. Are they in there but under some silly hipster name like ...
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How to change WhatsApp notification tone?

WhatsApp for Windows Phone is unplesant for many reasons.! Here is another reason for this. I tried changing the system's default tone to a custom tone. It does work for other notifications. But for ...
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Volume of custom ringtone is constantly too low

I've created a couple of custom ringtones for WP8 and configured them to be used. So far, no problems. However, these custom ringtones are much quieter than those that came with the phone. I used ...
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How can I find out what a sound means on my phone?

I have a Lumia 920 that I have been using as a wifi only device since I got it, pretty much the month it was released. Recently I put a SIM card in it and as a result I have the volume up now, because ...
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How can i add bass to my ringtones on lumia 625?

I want to know if it is possible for me to add bass to my ringtones or atleast modify the sound so that i can hear the bass. Without bass, my ringtone is just loud noise.
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How to set song as ringtone WP 8

Yesterday I bought a Nokia Lumia 520. How do I set a song as ringtone in this device? Steps that I followed: 1. Setting -> Ringtones+Sounds Inside this setting, there is no option for to custom ...
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Can I set different message tones for SMS based on the sender or content

At my workplace we have a paging system and when I'm on call I can get paged anytime. The messages that the paging system sends start the same way, is there a way that I could set a different ringtone ...
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How to set a custom SMS tone in Nokia Lumia 900 (Windows Phone 7.5) [duplicate]

I recently changed my SMS tone in my Android phone to a custom ringtone and my friend asked If I could change it also on his phone. He doesn't have an Android phone, but Nokia Lumia 900 with Windows ...
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Saving mp3 email attachment as ringtone?

Is it possible to save an mp3 email attachment as ringtone? This answer says that you can Tap and hold the ringtone file, and then tap Save as ringtone. for a text message. But I didn't see ...
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where is my downloaded ringtone?

First-time windows phone user. Downloaded successfully a third party ringtone, but I don't know where to find it on my phone, so I can set it as the default ringtone.
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Custom sms tone on HTC WM8S [duplicate]

Hello I have HTC windows mobile 8S and I'd like to add new sms tone, as much as I googled I found ringtone2sms app, but I couldn't install it, is there any other way ( apps, updates, any other stuff ) ...
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Saving an audio file as a ring tone

On my WP8 Nokia phone, I have received a audio file ring tone in an email and in a text which I sent to myself from my old phone. How do I save it to be able to use as ring tone?
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How can I stop my phone from beeping when I miss a call?

Even when my ringer is disabled, my phone beeps when I miss a call. This is disruptive, particularly when I'm in class. How can I prevent this beep from occurring?
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How do I configure different ringtone profiles in WP8?

It seems I can only switch btw. silent/ringtone on the quicktoggle of the volume control and all other settings need to be changed individually under settings>... How do I configure (ringtone) ...
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Is there a way to quickly switch between silent and vibrate? (not vibrate and ring + vibrate, or silent and ring)

I only ever want my phone on one of two settings: Completely silent at night, during classes, and during meetings Vibrate during the rest of the day I never want it to ring, ever. When I change ...
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Choose ringtone from music library

This page describes how to add custom ringtones to a WP 8 device, but it's not very convenient to plug the phone to the computer every time I want to do this, especially when the music I want to use ...
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Does Windows Phone 8 support custom SMS, email, alarms, or calendar alerts?

Windows Phone 7 gave us the ability, eventually, to add custom ringtones by tagging an MP3 with a genre of "Ringtone". Can the same be done on Windows Phone 8 for SMS/MMS messages, emails, alarms or ...
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Personalise ringtone for SMS or mail

I looked to that post to personalise ringtones. But ringtones are not available as 'Alerts'. Do you think there's any way to do it?
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What do I need to do to get a custom ringtone?

People like customizing the appearance of their WP7; however, I've been wondering if it is possible to use your own ringtone instead of one of the provided ringtones. Two questions regarding this: ...