How do I assign a personal ringtone or vibration pattern to a contact on my Galaxy S5?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Custom Ringtones

Note: Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

You can assign custom ringtones and vibration patterns to your contacts. This makes it easier to identify a caller without needing to look at your device's screen.

Assign a Personal Ringtone

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 1 > Contacts 1 .

2. Touch the desired contact.

3. Touch 1 to edit the contact's information.


4. Touch Ringtone.


5. Touch the preloaded ringtone you want to use and touch OK, or follow the instructions below to use a custom ringtone.

Custom Ringtones

1. Touch ADD to create a custom ringtone from the sounds stored on your device.

2. If necessary, quickly double-touch Sound picker.

3. Select the music file you want to use.


4. Mark the Auto recommendations checkbox to use highlights from the song for the ringtone, instead of playing the song from the beginning.

5. Touch DONE.

Assign a Personal Vibration Pattern


2. Mark the Vibration pattern checkbox.


3. Touch OK.

4. Touch Vibration pattern.

5. Touch the preloaded vibration pattern you want to use and touch OK, or follow the instructions below to use a custom vibration pattern.

Custom Vibration Patterns

1. Touch CREATE to create a custom vibration pattern.

2. Touch the circle to start recording a vibration pattern.


3. Tap out the vibration pattern you want to use and touch STOP when you are finished.


4. Touch 1 to play back your pattern. If you are satisfied, touch SAVE. To try again, touch CANCEL.


5. Enter a Vibration pattern name and touch OK.

Assign a Personal Message Tone


2. Mark the Message tone checkbox and touch OK.

3. Touch Message tone.

4. Touch the preloaded notification sound you want to use and touch OK.


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