How to Transfer Ringtones to Samsung Android Phones?

If you own a Samsung Android phone, such as Samsung Galaxy S phone, Galaxy S3, S4, S5, S6 or else, you may want to know how you can change the ringtones on Samsung phone to make it more personalized. Customized ringtones and alerts on the mobile phone can reflect your personality. If you like to do so, you can refer to this guide to transfer your music songs from your computer to Samsung mobile phone and activate these music as default ringtone on the phone. Note that you can easily copy files and data from PC or Mac to Samsung, but you can not  copy the audio files or ringtones to just any folder on the phone. See how to install ringtones on Samsung phones properly below.

How to Transfer Ringtones to Samsung Android Phones Properly?

The easiest way to transfer files to Samsung mobile phone is to connect the phone and computer through USB data cable which you use to charge the phone and sync the phone with PC through Samsung Kies or other Android phone management tools. After the USB connection, you will be able to access your phone’s internal storage and external storage (memory card, MicroSD card) if any from your Windows Explorer on PC or equivalent tools on Mac.

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Double click the ‘Phone‘ to open and access your Samsung or Android phone’s internal storage or click ‘Card‘ to access files and folders on MicroSD card. You can create a particular folder on your phone either its internal storage or external storage to save new ringtones. Copy ringtones from computer to Samsung mobile through USB connection, then follow the steps to activate custom ringtones on Samsung Galaxy mobile phones.

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1 Click Phone Transfer

If you are using an earlier Galaxy phone model which the previous linked guide does not apply to, you need to look for a folder named ‘media‘ on the phone’s internal storage, create this folder if it does not exist, then create a sub-folder ‘audio‘, open the newly created audio sub-folder and create a new sub-folder ‘ringtones‘ beneath it.

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Then copy and paste your ringtones files from computer to this new ringtones folder on Samsung mobile phone’s storage. You can also drag-n-drop audios, music, songs in various formats into this ringtones folder on Samsung, like OGG, WMA, MP3 files.

If you have music songs can’t be transferred from computer to Samsung, ringtones not work on Samsung, or want to convert videos to ringtones for Samsung Android pones, you can refer to this guide to convert your music or videos to Samsung ringtones.

Note that this guide may work on many other Android powered phones. Except Samsung smart phones, you may try the instructions above to transfer ringtones to HTC, LG, Motorola, Lenovo, Huawei, Xiaomi, ZTE, Sony, Nexus, etc. Also if you like to change alarm, alerts or notification sounds on Samsung mobile phones, you can also follow these steps. Just make sure to create corresponding folders on your Samsung phone and copy the tones to them.

How to install Ringtones on Samsung Android Phones?

Once the ringtones have been copied to your Samsung phone, you need to activate them from your phone’s settings. Follow these steps to change the old ringtone and enable new ringtones on Samsung or Android phones.


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