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How-to Pixel 2 XL: Transfer and Set Custom Ringtones and Notification Alerts

Discussion in 'Other Phones' started by DustenRust, Dec 16, 2017.

  1. DustenRust

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    Transfer Audio Files from a PC:

    1. Connect the Pixel phone to the computer via USB
    2. On the phone, enable “Media device” / “File Transfer” when prompted or from the Notification area
    3. Launch the File Explorer on the computer
    4. Locate the desired audio files on the computer
    5. Copy and transfer the desired files to the phone storage, preferably in the “Media” folder
    6. Once the process completes you can safely disconnect the device from the USB port

    Change the General Ringtone:

    1. Launch “Settings
    2. Scroll to “Device” and tap “Sound & Notification
    3. Select the desired ringtone and tap “OK
    4. Optionally you can enable or disable “Also vibrate for calls

    Change a Specific Contact’s Ringtone:

    NOTE: Custom ringtones cannot be set for contacts located on the SIM card or the phone’s internal memory.

    1. Launch “Contacts
    2. Select the desired contact and tap “Edit
    3. Tap “Menu” > “Set ringtone
    4. Select the desired ringtone and tap “OK” to confirm

    Change the Notification Alert:

    1. Open “Contacts
    2. Tap “Sound & Notification” under “Device
    3. Tap “Default notification ringtone
    4. Select the desired ringtone
    5. Tap “OK” to confirm
     



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