How to set up individual ringtons
Tried to set up individual ringtones but the on line tutorials do not work. I go to contacts and hit menu button - lower left button - and there is suppose to be a tab for options - that is not there. Where am I going wrong.
Love the Captivate though. Just got it today
On a secondary problem - have not been able to get my PC to recognize the phone via USB. I have set the phone setting to mass storage
- 07-18-2010, 09:30 PM #2
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- 07-21-2010, 03:24 PM #7
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Speaking of saving all of your contacts to the phone, is there a way to do that as a group and not individually.
(I'll admit that I usually play around and try several options before I ask the question, but I haven't spent a lot of time on this one. I just saved the few contacts that I wanted to have individual ringtones and quit there)
- 07-21-2010, 03:29 PM #8
- 07-21-2010, 05:02 PM #11
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have you tried ringdroid?
Between at&t and samsung, there are some things on this phone that are annoying, but I'm happy with it.
Anyway I digress, if you open an mp3/wav/aac/amr file with ringdroid, it will let you select the section to use as a ringtone. Then save it, and it will let you attach it to a contact, including contacts that are only on google, and not on your phone or sim.
The only problem with this method, is that it only lets me set the ringtone after I've saved it. This would be a problem if I wanted the same ringtone on several people's contact.
Still, it works for now
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- 07-22-2010, 05:08 PM #19
What I did was use the free AT&T Address Book feature. I exported my contacts from Outlook to a csv file. I then imported them into the AT&T Address Book. When you sync from the AT&T Address Book it creates the contacts directly on the phone. All of this was at no cost to me.
I then linked them all to my Facebook and when I sync with my hosted Exchange account they all auto linked. I can now assign a personal ringtone to any contact.
- 07-22-2010, 08:26 PM #21
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- 07-23-2010, 02:36 AM #23
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I found you can create the phone contact with ringtone, link to the google contact, and then unlink the two and remove the phone contact. Seems to also work for those that don't want that extra linked contact. And to make this weirder, I've found that assigning ringtones to contacts (either via Ringdroid, or linking, etc) didn't seem to work for me until after the phone was restarted.
Did I miss reading how you can get all your google-based contacts set to phone contacts? Personally I only want custom rings for a few folks so the above method I've done works good enough for me (and creating short ringtones from .mp3 files via ringdroid is PERFECT IMO).
- 07-23-2010, 03:08 AM #24