Transfer Audio Files from a Windows Computer:

  1. Establish a USB connection between the Alcatel and PC
  2. On the home screen, swipe the “Notification” bar down and make sure “Media device (MTP)” is selected
  3. Open the File Explorer on your computer
  4. Locate the desired audio files you want to use for ringtones / notifications
  5. Copy the files and transfer them on the phone, preferably in the “Ringtones” / “Notification” / “Alarms” directories located in the “Media” folder
  6. After the transfer is done, eject the phone storage via system tray, and safely disconnect the phone from the USB cord

Change the General Ringtone:

  1. Tap “Apps” on the home screen
  2. Open “Settings
  3. Tap “Sound” under “Device
  4. Scroll to “Call ringtone & vibrate” and tap “Phone ringtone
  5. Select the desired ringtone and tap “OK
  6. Optionally, you can turn “Also vibrate for calls” on or off

Change a Contact’s Ringtone:

NOTE: Custom ringtones cannot be assigned to contacts located on the phone’s internal storage or the SIM card.

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

Change the Notification Sound:

  1. Open the phone’s “Settings” menu
  2. Scroll to “Device” and tap “Sound & notifications
  3. Under “Sound”, tap “Default Notification Sound
  4. Select the desired notification sound and tap “OK



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