1. onthecouchagain's Avatar
    Anyone else experience their alarm tones, contact specific tones, and/or their general ringtones changing after connecting/disconnecting from USB storage and powering off/on (rebooting) phone?

    None of my designated ringtones seem to want to stick.

    Anyone else?

    Also, it seems the phone doesn't show your music list in settings when trying to assign ringtones unless you set it as default ringtone in the Music app first. Am I just putting my MP3s in the wrong folder, or something?
    12-25-2010 09:58 AM
  2. Jalarm's Avatar
    Happened only once to me, I changed the ringtones back and they haven't changed since.
    12-26-2010 09:15 PM
  3. miniZ's Avatar
    I have not had that change. But, I have had my wallpaper change. This phone seems to be reverting back to factory in random ways for different people..
    12-26-2010 11:43 PM
  4. clrdalane's Avatar
    I had a similar problem. Everytime I would reboot the phone or connect it to a PC my ringtones would change to random other ones. I figured it had to do with it unmounting and remounting the internal Flash memory.

    All the solutions I found online suggested rooting the phone so I could transfer my ringtones and notifications to the system "partition". I don't want to root my phone...just yet...so I tried something else..

    For ****'s and giggles I moved them from sdcard/media/audio/ringtones (or notifications) to the root of the sdcard folder (ex. sdcard/ringtones)

    I have restarted my phone...removed the battery for a full minute....plugged it into several computers and mounted the USB drive....

    All my tones stay the same now.

    Hope this helps you, too
    02-09-2011 05:37 AM
  5. kane247's Avatar
    This seems totally random, I have tried all kind of fixes, none have worked for me. Seems personal ringtones have been around for years, how this has happened and has not yet been fixed is beyond me.

    What I have found is that after rebooting or disconnecting USB mass storage I check my ringtones (just the default is sufficient), if they all have changed I reboot again and they go back to where they are supposed to be. Check this out and let me know if it is just my phone or does it revert back for others.
    02-13-2011 12:39 PM
  6. onthecouchagain's Avatar
    A report about this has been filed with Google. Please star so a real fix may come in the future: Issue 13413 - android - Ringtones assigned to contacts do not maintain assignment after a reboot. - Project Hosting on Google Code
    02-13-2011 10:54 PM
  7. onthecouchagain's Avatar
    Bump.

    @mods and/or editors of Android Central, any chance you'll run a story about this random custom ringtone changing glitch; similarly to stories ran about the reboots during phone calls or the SMS bug? As you can see in the report (Issue 13413 - android - Ringtones assigned to contacts do not maintain assignment after a reboot. - Project Hosting on Google Code) it's an issue that plagues many (if not all) Nexus S owners. It's been corroborated by other owners at other forums and threads as well.

    I think running a story on it might garner more attention to/from Google.

    While we're at it, also this: http://forum.androidcentral.com/sams...iscovered.html I've even made a video of this particular problem.

    Would be fantastic if either request could be seen reported.
    02-21-2011 01:11 PM
  8. joe767's Avatar
    I too experience this issue. Thought it was me so I reset the phone back to factory settings. Don't know why but after I added music and had my memory filled up to about 10GB the phone slowed to a crawl. I even called samsung and they had no clue. Got to tell you guys I'm very disappointed with this phone. The occasional reboots during calls is also another issue. Wish I kept my Nexus One.
    02-22-2011 01:11 AM
  9. onthecouchagain's Avatar
    I too experience this issue. Thought it was me so I reset the phone back to factory settings. Don't know why but after I added music and had my memory filled up to about 10GB the phone slowed to a crawl. I even called samsung and they had no clue. Got to tell you guys I'm very disappointed with this phone. The occasional reboots during calls is also another issue. Wish I kept my Nexus One.
    I am lucky enough to not have experienced rebooting during calls, but the random custom ringtone changes, and other glitches, especially with the keyboard (http://forum.androidcentral.com/sams...iscovered.html) really hampers my experience as well. I'm prevented from truly enjoying this phone.

    And there are no more OEM skins to use as scapegoat for these issues. It's Android.
    02-22-2011 02:34 PM
  10. gladeslvr's Avatar
    I had a similar problem. Everytime I would reboot the phone or connect it to a PC my ringtones would change to random other ones. I figured it had to do with it unmounting and remounting the internal Flash memory.

    All the solutions I found online suggested rooting the phone so I could transfer my ringtones and notifications to the system "partition". I don't want to root my phone...just yet...so I tried something else..

    For ****'s and giggles I moved them from sdcard/media/audio/ringtones (or notifications) to the root of the sdcard folder (ex. sdcard/ringtones)

    I have restarted my phone...removed the battery for a full minute....plugged it into several computers and mounted the USB drive....

    All my tones stay the same now.

    Hope this helps you, too
    Does this not work? Anyone else try it before I give it a shot???
    01-19-2012 09:38 AM
  11. 1hen2ducks's Avatar
    Does this not work? Anyone else try it before I give it a shot???
    Rooted Skyrocket; Tried it with no effect. Tried random pasting of ringtones in several strategic places also with no luck.
    . I sure wish I could like this phone but I cannot !

    PM me with the cure.
    02-29-2012 08:13 PM
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