Android™ 5.0, Lollipop: How can I set a music file as a ringtone on my Samsung Galaxy Note® 4?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Custom Ringtones


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

Your device can turn songs or music files you have downloaded, such as MP3s, into custom ringtones. You can also set up custom ringtones for your contacts.

Create a Custom Ringtone


1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 1 .

2. Touch Settings 1 .

Note: It may be necessary to switch the Settings menu to list view by touching Menu > View as > List view.

3. Scroll to and touch Sounds and notifications 1 under Device.

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4. Scroll to and touch Ringtones.

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5. Touch ADD.

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6. Quickly double-touch Sound picker, if necessary, and select the music file you want to use.

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

8. Touch DONE to set the ringtone.

Assign a Personal Ringtone


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

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

2. Touch the desired contact, and then touch 1 to edit the contact's information.

3. Touch Ringtone.

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

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

6. Select the music file you want to use. You can touch the file name to preview the music file, and touch it again to pause.

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

8. Touch DONE to set the ringtone.

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