How do I set a music file as a ringtone on my Samsung Galaxy S5?

How do I set a music file as a ringtone on my Samsung Galaxy S5?

Last Update Date : Jan 10. 2018

Last updated: 29 April, 2014


Your device can add a music file, such as an mp3, as a ringtone.

To set the music file as a ringtone, from the Home screen touch KK - Icon - Apps  Apps  > Settings Shortcut Settings  > Settings Sound Icon Sound.


Touch Ringtones and then touch Add at the bottom of the screen. Double-touch Sound picker and locate the music file you wish to use. You can play the ringtone from the beginning or touch Auto recommendations at the bottom of the screen to have the device play the best part. A green check mark will appear when the feature is on. When you have made your selection touch Done to set the ringtone.



Assign a Personal Ringtone

To assign a personal ringtone to a contact on your mobile device open the desired contact, touch Edit  Edit Icon and then touch Ringtone. You can select one of the preloaded ringtones by touching it in the list and touching OK. You can alternatively add a personal ringtone from the sounds stored on your device by touching Add. Double-touch Sound picker and locate the music file you wish to use and then touch Done.

Note: touch the filename to preview the music file and touch it again to pause.

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