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settings > ringtones+sounds > manage app sounds at the bottom. I think you should see appropriate app sound to change. Note this only works in Windows Phone 8.1,


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There are several restrictions that ringtones have on them and as such, you cannot just set any mp3 (or song). Even if you have one that meets the requirements as a ringtone, you also cannot add a ringtone straight from your music library. If you can play a sound file on your phone, if it isn't protected with digital rights management (DRM), and if it's ...


8

This is now possible in Windows Phone 8.1, as the Volume Bar now has an interactive slider for ringer volume and a separate toggle for vibrate: To open the Volume Bar, press either of the volume keys as usual, then expand it by tapping the chevron. Reduce ringer volume to 0 with the volume keys or by dragging the slider, and now you can toggle between ...


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Firstly, I would suggest you to try Ringtone Maker. It worked fine for me. Now, if you are using any other file, just take care of these restrictions: MP3 or WMA file, not protected with Digital Rights Management (DRM), less than 1 MB in size, less than 40 seconds in length, must have the genre "ringtone" set. The file must be copied directly from a PC to ...


7

Not sure what exactly you mean by "proper phone ring sound", but if you mean the sound an old-school rotary phone would make, then on my Lumia 920 that's (rather appropriately) called "Nostalgia", under the Nokia category. In addition, you can always use any MP3 file as a ringtone. Just Bing/Google for something like "phone ring sound mp3". But yeah, this ...


7

You can toggle vibrate on and off in the volume bar: Press either of the volume keys to open the volume bar, then expand it by tapping the chevron. Tap the "VIBRATE ON"/"VIBRATE OFF" icon to toggle vibrate. Alternatively, go to Settings → ringtones+sounds, you can also toggle vibrate there.


6

I am going to assume that you have a Verizon HTC 8X - this is a known issue and you need to wait for Verizon's update: "After further review this is a known issue with the HTC 8X. It is under review by HTC and the issue will be addressed with the next software update. Visit http://vz.to/n5snpq for the latest news on software updates and other device ...


6

To the question "Does Windows Phone 8 support custom SMS, email, alarms, or calendar alerts?" No. Windows Phone 8 DOES support custom ringtones but for phone only. All other functions are controlled by and limited to the range of sounds already on the device.


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Alarms: Yes, you can choose custom songs. My custom ringtone shows up when ading/changing an alert / alarm Text, voice mail and email don't offer the possibility to have custom tones (ref: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1983729 and tests) Calendar: Haven't found a way yet. To add my custom ringtone I synced on my Mac with Microsoft's ...


4

None of what you are asking for is possible at this time - even with the GDR2/Amber update. It's not possible to... Set a custom SMS/Message tone per contact or filter Access the phone's SMS/Message store via API, or implement anything similiar yourself. These features may appear in the future so keep an eye out for GDR3 (due late 2013) and the WP 8.1 ...


4

Windows Phone 8 supports customs alerts as long as they are MP3 files. You can change your standard ring tone, as well as custom tones for your contacts. You can also set a custom tone for a new text or IM, new voicemail, new email. You can toggle whether or not you want a tone to play for reminders and other notifications. There is a ringtones+sounds tab ...


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If the song is already in your music library on your 520 then you can simply use Nokia Ringtone Maker (Free Download on WP Store). Nokia Ringtone Maker lets you choose a song and cut a 40 second segment then save as a ringtone. Then go to Settings > Ringtones & Sounds and select it from the ringtone list :) However, the song must be DRM Free!


3

This is a limitation by the OS - the sound will always play as long as the toast notification is visible which even is under 5 seconds. Unfortunately you can't change that duration, even as the app developer. However you can tap the toast notification and drag it a bit to the right as if you would discard it but don't release it. This way you can keep the ...


3

Technically, you should be able to just "Save as ringtone" when you tap and hold the attachment: Add ringtones to my phone To add a ringtone from a text message 1. Tap and hold the ringtone file, and then tap Save as ringtone. 2. Rename the ringtone, if you want to, then tap OK. If your phone doesn't give you that option, then it's possible (...


3

This only works for ringtones, SMS,email and IM alerts are stil not changeable even by putting sounds in the ringtone folder.


2

Not possible in WP7 or 8, unfortunately.


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There is a Nokia-exclusive app to do this: http://www.wpcentral.com/nokia-releases-exclusive-windows-phone-app-ringtone-creation


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I'm using Lumia 535 and WP 8.1 Update 2. I can change Ringtone, Alarm, SMS notification and calendar notification to custom sounds. It only works if I connect to a computer and copy mp3 files to Phone->Ringtones (when I saved a file from browser on my phone directly, it didn't work, but when I moved that file to computer and back to phone, it worked). The ...


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Copy the file on a PC, right click mp3 file select "properties" select details tab at top, set(add/edit) genre as "ringtone" move file to phone storage under "ringtones" folder In Settings/Personalization/Sounds/Ringtone the file name is now in the list of ringtones Note: it does not appear under "custom" for me its just in the list


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You can use this method as I am using with my Lumia 535 effectively. This also works well for file sizes greater than 1MB. Go to store and download UC browser app. Download any song with UC. Go to UC download list and select the downloaded file. Tap on "Set as ringtone" and that's it.


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There is an app called "Ringtone Maker" made by Nokia before it was bought by Microsoft and its still available in the store. It allows you to make ringtones from your music collection. You can also select the desired length of the ringtone up to 30 seconds. You may have to convert your recordings into .mp3 and place them in your Music folder. You can ...


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There is another path to the same set of configs: With the Windows Phone O.S. 8.1 follow this steps: Go to Settings notifications+actions Find the app you want to change the way notifications work Just change the "Notification sound" to the appropriate sound you want.


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Open the People app and view the contact you want to change the ringtone for. Hit the pencil button to edit the contact. On the edit Screen you can select a custom or default ringtone for this person.


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You can turn it on by setting the Ringer On. To do this Plug in your earphone Press volume up/down button Press the down arrow at the top right Select the ringer on. ( After selection it should appear in your acent color ) If you set the Ringer off (see below pic) you will not hear ringtone on speaker but you will still hear it on earphone.


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Still I didn't get the reason, but last week I reverted the OS for cyan update and took developer preview update. Can't find the issue in this build.


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Try running a Normalize plugin on the file within the audio editing software, and then run a limiter. Within the limiter, increase the volume, as opposed to increasing the volume of the file itself.


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For basically every sound except the NFC sound, there will be a toast notification or popup on screen. You just have to catch it in action. The 8.1 update (coming soon) will add a notification history, making this somewhat easier.


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I already have answered here. You can use this method as I am using with my Lumia 535 effectively. This also works well for file sizes greater than 1MB. Go to store and download UC browser app. Download any song with UC. Go to UC download list and select the downloaded file. Tap on "Set as ringtone" and that's it. Check this out. Its 100% working for ...


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If the third party app saved it correctly, go to Settings --> ringtones + sounds --> Ringtone. The custom ringtones will be at the top of the list in a Custom group followed by the stock ringtones on the Windows Phone Group. You can tap any one of these to select it. If the third party app did not correctly save it, there is nothing you can do other than ...


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