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    Default custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    Hello,

    Like the title said, how do you set custom ringtone for text messaging. It seem like only the call ringtone are allowed to use custom ringtone but not for text messaging.

    Thanks ahead,
    -Andy
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    Quote Originally Posted by xconwing View Post
    Hello,

    Like the title said, how do you set custom ringtone for text messaging. It seem like only the call ringtone are allowed to use custom ringtone but not for text messaging.

    Thanks ahead,
    -Andy
    To change the notification sound?

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    Default Re: custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    Here is how I did it. Go into your contacts. Choose the contact that you want a custom message tone. Edit that contact. At the bottom choose to add additional fields. You can choose to add message ringtone there. When you save from there, you will have that option to change the ringtone. save the contact and you are done.
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    Default Re: custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    Quote Originally Posted by ibcop View Post
    To change the notification sound?

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    yes, although i would preferred it to be only for text messaging
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    Default Re: custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    Did you try what I said in my post?
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    Default Re: custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    Quote Originally Posted by goggy59 View Post
    Here is how I did it. Go into your contacts. Choose the contact that you want a custom message tone. Edit that contact. At the bottom choose to add additional fields. You can choose to add message ringtone there. When you save from there, you will have that option to change the ringtone. save the contact and you are done.
    I like it to be for all message though, is that possible?
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    Default Re: custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    try this, settings, sound, notifications. I think that is what you are looking for
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    Default Re: custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    Quote Originally Posted by goggy59 View Post
    try this, settings, sound, notifications. I think that is what you are looking for
    no such option to do custom sound, i only see preloaded ringtone
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    Quote Originally Posted by xconwing View Post
    no such option to do custom sound, i only see preloaded ringtone
    Just copy your custom ringtone file into the notifications folder on your device and it will show up in the list for you to select.

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    Default Re: custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    thanks konvajw
    shame on me for not seeing this to begin with
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    Default Re: custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    The app ZEDGE is awesome for custom ringtones, notification tones and wallpapers. You can download a ringtone or wallpaper and select it to be the default...all from the app.
    If my post helped you out...PLEASE be kind and hit the THANKS button.
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    Default Re: custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    First of all, for a custom messaging ringtone for everyone, while in your list of messages in messaging, click menu (...), Settings, Notification Sound and then pick your ringtone. For an individual messaging ringtone for a specific contact do what Goggy59 said earlier. You can set them both so a ringtone rings for any message and specific ringtone rings for certain contacts.
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    Default Re: custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    Quote Originally Posted by cyberdman View Post
    First of all, for a custom messaging ringtone for everyone, while in your list of messages in messaging, click menu (...), Settings, Notification Sound and then pick your ringtone. For an individual messaging ringtone for a specific contact do what Goggy59 said earlier. You can set them both so a ringtone rings for any message and specific ringtone rings for certain contacts.
    I downloaded the app Zedge. In there you can download anything that is available. From there you're able to set it either for ringtone, notifications, and etc. Hope that helps.
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    Default Re: custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    You don't need an app to do what your phone can do already by itself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by goggy59 View Post
    Here is how I did it. Go into your contacts. Choose the contact that you want a custom message tone. Edit that contact. At the bottom choose to add additional fields. You can choose to add message ringtone there. When you save from there, you will have that option to change the ringtone. save the contact and you are done.
    OK I have don't this with a few contacts, but all I get is the regular message ringtone. None of the custom message ringtones are working. Any clue???
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    Default Re: custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    Check settings dude plus the notification there.
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    Default Re: custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    I think you can only set specific ringtones for your contacts...unfortuntately, unlike my old Motorola Roker, you can't set specific notifications for each contact. For notifications you're basically stuck with one for all of them.

    You can set specific ringtones by editing each contact and then selecting add at the bottom of the screen if you want to put a ringtone that isn't already there. If you have music on your memory card, you can select ringtones from there.

    To add notifications that aren't already there, like someone else said, connect to a PC>Computer>Galaxy S5>Notifications...copy and paste what you want in there, like an MP3 song, etc...

    You can do the same thing for ringtones if you don't have music on your memory card or don't have the song you want, etc...
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    Default Re: custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike N Vicky Juarez View Post
    I think you can only set specific ringtones for your contacts...unfortuntately, unlike my old Motorola Roker, you can't set specific notifications for each contact. For notifications you're basically stuck with one for all of them.
    That is totally wrong. You can have custom calling ringtones AND custom text ringtones for each contact. In your contact list select menu and add in the appropriate field to allow for custom text ringtones. Also you can select any ringtone. I have all my self created ones on my SD-Card and I pretty much only use those. I have a custom ringtone and text tone for every contact in my GS5 the same as I did on my old GSII.
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    Default Re: custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    How to make mp3 tones as text tone.
    This is how I did if you like it to apply to all contacts.
    1. Copy your .mp3 tone to notification foler on your samsung s5.
    2. Go to message, then Message Settings/Settings, then go to notifications.
    under notification sound, when you scroll it, you will find your .mp3 tone.
    3 Select it, and there you go. you now have a customized mp3 text tone.
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    Worked like a charm....THANK YOU
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    Default Re: custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    Quote Originally Posted by Greg C View Post
    The app ZEDGE is awesome for custom ringtones, notification tones and wallpapers. You can download a ringtone or wallpaper and select it to be the default...all from the app.

    Worked like a charm....THANK YOU
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    Default Re: custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    Hi Andy
    I have downloaded a ringtone that I want to use as my message tone, but it only appears in my ringtones. How can I transfer it to notifications?
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    Default Re: custom ringtone for text message, how? (samsung galaxy s5)

    As explained earlier, you edit the contact, click "Add another field", notification is right there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angela Benson View Post
    Hi Andy
    I have downloaded a ringtone that I want to use as my message tone, but it only appears in my ringtones. How can I transfer it to notifications?
    You can use the My Files app to find the file in your ringtones folder (under device storage) and then copy it to your notifications folder. Hope that's what you were looking for.

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    Thanks worked a treat
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