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

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.

  2. Touch Contacts.

  3. Touch the desired contact.

  4. Touch Edit to edit the contact's information. 

    Samsung Galaxy Alpha Assign Personal Ringtone Vibration Pattern Contact
  5. Touch Ringtone

    Samsung Galaxy Alpha Assign Personal Ringtone Vibration Pattern Contact
  6. 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. 

    Samsung Galaxy Alpha Assign Personal Ringtone Vibration Pattern Contact
  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

  1. Touch ADD ANOTHER FIELD.

  2. Mark the Vibration pattern checkbox.

    Samsung Galaxy Alpha Assign Personal Ringtone Vibration Pattern Contact
  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. 

    Samsung Galaxy Alpha Assign Personal Ringtone Vibration Pattern Contact
  3. Tap out the vibration pattern you want to use and touch STOP when you are finished.

    Samsung Galaxy Alpha Assign Personal Ringtone Vibration Pattern Contact
  4. Touch to play back your pattern. If you are satisfied, touch SAVE. To try again, touch CANCEL.

    Samsung Galaxy Alpha Assign Personal Ringtone Vibration Pattern Contact
  5. Enter a Vibration pattern name and touch OK.

Assign a Personal Message Tone

  1. Touch ADD ANOTHER FIELD.

  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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