If you already own a copy of a song, it's silly to pay again for rights to use it as a cell phone. Especially in light of how easy it is to create custom, free ringtones with the latest iteration of Apple's digital music jukebox, iTunes 10. Take a look.
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This method works for anything except sidekicks. First open your browser then in the address bar go to MYXERTONES. Look through the site and choose a ring tone that you think you might like. Click the song and upload it, then type in your phone number, or edit the song to just ...more
In this episode from Household Hacker, you'll see how to put video ringtones on your cell phone for free. Check the full list of compatible mobile phones over at Vringo to make sure it will work for your cellular phone. This is a really cool alternative to the normal ringtones ...more
Follow along as we learn how to get free ringbones for your cell phone. -To begin you are going to go to myxtertones.com/make. This site will be used to email your ringbones to your cell phone. -Click on Browse and then select the file you want to use, it should be in mp3 for ...more
gjtfreak demonstrates a new free tip for the iPhone 3G on how to get free ringtones on a Windows Vista environment in this video. Firstly go into the start menu open control panel option and from that open folder option. Click on view and find a box that says hide extensions f ...more
This video is about how to get free ringtones for a Verizon wireless phone. First you need a Verizon wireless phone with Vcast. You can either have or not have a micro SD card. You need a phone with Bluetooth. First go to your email, then where it says to put vzwpix.com you do ...more
Tired of paying for ringtones? With the right software, it's easy to make your own. This guide will show you how. Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPhone 3G or perhaps just considering picking one up second hand, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial. ...more
Magicmattman1 teaches you how to get free Verizon ringtones. You will need a Verizon phone and iTunes. Start iTunes and go to Preferences. Then go to Import settings and set it to MP3 Encoder. Click Custom, set it to 96 kbps and click Ok. Right click on a song, click Get Info, ...more
monkeyballp teaches you how to create free ringtones from your own music using iTunes. Open up the program. Right click on the file, get info, then options. Start time should be zero and the end time 30 seconds later. Click OK Right click the song and select create aac version ...more
Tired of paying absurd prices for silly ringtones? The solution is simple - just stop paying for them. In this video, you'll learn how to create your own free ringtones from any song in your iTunes music library with GarageBand.
This tutorial is about how to get ringtones on your iPhone. The narrator starts out by showing us how to use an app called Garageband to load ringtones. He demonstrates how to load the application, then open the file to search for a song that you wish to download. He clicks on ...more
In this video, we learn how to make iPhone ringtones for free with iTunes. First, open up iTunes and open up the song you want to make a ringtone out of. After this, right click and click "create an aac version". It will start to convert, then once that's done right click on t ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create free custom ringtones for an iPhone 3G. Begin by opening iTunes and select the song that you want as a ringtone. Right-click on the song and select Get Info. Go to the Options tab and make the song last only 40 seconds. Then ...more
Want to learn how to add ringtones to your iPhone for free? You can do it using GarageBand. First open both iTunes and GarageBand. After you open GarageBand, click Create A New Music Project. Use whichever title you would like and hit create. Close the keyboard, then go to the ...more
This tutorial has been designed for those who are using iTunes on a Mac computer. You can get ringtones for free and download them onto your iPhone, just through using iTunes. This short tutorial demonstrates exactly how you can make this work for you.
This tutorial is for PC users who have both iTunes and an iPhone, and shows you how to get iTunes ringtones on your phone for free. All you really have to do is convert your chosen track to the right format, then clip and download onto your iPhone!
Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPhone 3G or perhaps just considering picking one up second hand, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial. For more information, including a detailed overview, watch this iPhone user's guide.
Android's flexible operating system allows for lots of customization, and one of the most common ways to add personal flair to your smartphone is to set your own ringtones and notification sounds. On Android this feature is no only supported, but it's actually very simple. Ch ...more
Full disclosure: I really like Apple's stock ringtones on the iPhone. After all, there are over 50 to choose from if you include the classic ones. With all that choice, why would you ever need more? Personally, I get bored easily, and I'd like my music to play when people call ...more
When you hear a "ding" on your phone, chances are it's a new notification for Facebook Messenger, and it could be a fairly painful sound depending on how loud your volume's set. Thankfully, you aren't stuck with this singular alert option, so if you're unhappy with both this s ...more
The volume buttons on the side of most Android devices—also known as the volume rocker—make it easy to adjust sound output without having to dig around in any settings menus. But the trouble is, they control notification and ringtone volume by default, and will only adjust med ...more
Wouldn't it be cool to know exactly who is calling or messaging you without ever looking at your phone? It'd be a great way to keep you from reaching into your pocket or purse every time you get a message, and an efficient method to ignore people you'd rather not deal with. C ...more
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During today's press event at the company's headquarters in Cupertino, California, Apple announced that iOS 7 will come bundled with several new ringtones—something that has stayed relatively static the past few years. I've download the GM version of iOS 7, which is the last ...more
With the release of the Samsung Galaxy S5 right around the corner, the first full system dump has been released by Sammobile. As the inevitable ports of functioning apps slowly begin to leak, today we've got a non-app aspect of the system and the one that tends to leak first—r ...more
As Nexus owners, we love our device's operating system, and it's probably the reason we went for a pure Google experience in the first place. But that doesn't mean there's not room for improvement in Android, especially when the OS has so many freely available softMods to tink ...more
Android 9.0 Pie has officially rolled out, but for the time being, it's only available to Google's own Pixel phones and a select few others. Thankfully, you can get a taste of the Android Pie experience on any phone right now. Android Pie comes with a slew of new ringtones, n ...more
The Galaxy S9 was announced February 25, and it's jam-packed with features like AR Emojis and and a Dual Aperture camera. You really love the cut of its jib, but maybe you don't have the means to get your hands on one. Well now, you can get the Galaxy S9's notification sounds ...more
Your smartphone has a ton of ringtone options built in, but ringtones haven't really changed much in the past decade, and it's definitely not cool to hear someone in the supermarket with the same lame ringer. While replacing the stock sounds with a song of your choosing is the ...more
How To : Make the Ringtone on Your Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy S3, or Other Android Phone Auto Adjust to Your Surroundings
Having your phone ring loudly in a quiet environment could be potentially embarrassing for you, but also quite annoying for everyone else that didn't forget to put their smartphone on silent. Whether it's in class, at work during a meeting, at the library, or a movie screening ...more
How To : The Easiest Way to Completely Customize Your Samsung Galaxy S3 with Wallpapers, Ringtones, Games, & More
Android gets a lot of love for its immeasurable amount of customization, and for the most part, you don't even have to do any heinous hacking to swag out your Samsung Galaxy S3 or other Android device. From live wallpapers and custom launchers to 3D panoramic backgrounds and ...more
As a longtime Android user, one of the changes I was most excited about with Android Pie was the fact that the volume rocker finally controls media volume by default. However, the new way isn't ideal for everyone, but thankfully, there's an app that can change it back. With t ...more
The new iPhone X sets itself apart from its predecessors not only as the first Apple smartphone to use an AMOLED screen, but also as the first iPhone to cost over $1,000. True to form as an exclusive device, Apple's latest flagship also features a distinct ringtone. With a lit ...more
Apple rarely changes the ringtones on its iPhones. In fact, the last addition was all the way back in iOS 7. However, it appears they wanted to do something special with the 10th-anniversary edition iPhone, so Apple included a unique ringtone called "Reflection" on the iPhone ...more
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For some strange reason, when the Nexus 5 got its Lollipop update, the new stock system sounds were left out. These include updated versions of all of the ringtones and notifications, which Google revamped with a more mature sound that matches Android 5.0's elegant Material De ...more
When you make an awesome song or beat that you're proud of in GarageBand for iOS, one way to show it off is to turn it into a ringtone or alert tone for your iPhone. That way, anytime you get a phone call or a notification, your musical creation will sound off, and everyone ar ...more
We've all had that moment when we enter into a classroom, meeting, or theater and completely forget to put our cell phones on silent. Nothing is worse than receiving a call in the middle of an intense lecture and having everyone stare at you like you're the dumbest, most inco ...more
Have you ever heard someone else's iPhone ringing and thought it was yours? Of course you did. iPhone ringtones are iconic, but not varied. If you're using one of the more popular iOS sounds, you'll likely encounter it in the wild multiple times. Why bother, when you can creat ...more
In this video tutorial, we learn how to navigate and use ringtones a Verizon LG Octane VN530 cell phone. Whether you own a LG Octane phone or are merely curious to see how they work, you're sure to enjoy this brief clip. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
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This is flawless iPhone 3G ringtone creation for dummies. You can use iTunes or any music track to make the custom track your newest hip ringtone! This is a simple version of PC iPhone 3G ringtone creation. This will probably work with the old iPhone.
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Android has separate volume levels for various system sounds like incoming calls, notifications, alarms, and media. This means that when you want to adjust volume levels for just one of these categories, you usually have to press the physical volume rocker, tap a button to exp ...more
With the exception of "Reflection" on the iPhone X, Apple hasn't updated their catalog of ringtones and alarms since iOS 7 dropped back in 2013. Since then, the company has come a long way with the quality of the iPhone's speakers, but their tones haven't adapted to meet those ...more
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After a few months, I get so fed up with hearing the same ringtone go off alongside each new notification that I'm forced to switch things up—only to end up repeating this whole process when the new one gets played out. And I'm sure people around me are equally sick of listeni ...more
This video will show you how to make a custom ringtone for your iPhone using iTunes. Do the following to get a custom ringtone for your iPhone: You need to edit the song of your choice to 35 seconds or less. Convert it to a .m4a file, and rename that file as .m4r. Now all you ...more
Want to know how to set a custom wallpaper or ringtone on a Droid 2? Whether you're a proud owner of the Moto Droid 2 Google Android smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this video tutorial, which also takes a look at the Swype typin ...more
Looking for a guide on how to set a custom default ringtone on your Android smartphone? One of the salient advantages of a Google Android smartphone over, say, an Apple iPhone, is the inherent extendibility of the open-source Android mobile OS. There are a seemingly infinite n ...more
First, go to mobile9.com . Next, go to gallery. Then, go to apple iPhone ringtones. After that, you can browse through the available ringtones and select one that you want. Once you find the one you want, click on it and then click on download. Once you finish downloading it, ...more
How To : Set a Different Ringtone for Individual Contacts So You Know When Someone Important Is Calling
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It took all the way until firmware version 4.2 for Apple to add a function to the iPhone that's been present on other phones for years: the ability to set custom ringtones / sounds for text messages from different contacts. This video will show you how quick and easy it is to ...more
Whether you're the proud owner of a Pantech Crux phone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this free video guide, which presents a general overview of how to set the phone up. For details, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to ...more
Granted the iPhone is an awesome phone... but their choice for default ringtones kind of, well, stinks. They have plenty of apps you can BUY to PURCHASE ringtones... but why waste money when you can make an unlimited amount of ringtones yourself forFREE? At first glance, it lo ...more
In this how-to, Gary Rosenzweig shows you how to use GarageBand to make your own iPhone ringtones. You can use music and effects from GarageBand, or import your own sound files. Then you can transfer them to your iPhone via iTunes and assign them as your main ringtone or speci ...more
Every device has ringtones these days, even tablets like the Samsung Galaxy Tab. Maybe it's because you can actually make phone calls from this Android tablet, or maybe it's just because of the alarm clock. But either way, you're going to want to change them every now and then ...more
If you're tired of the boring old ringtones on your iPhone but don't want to shell out extra dough to buy a new one, here's an easy way to make your own. WARNING: This process will not work with DRM-protected songs – songs downloaded from the iTunes store before April 2009. S ...more