Transfer Audio Files from a Windows Computer:

  1. Connect the Alcatel Dawn to your computer using the USB cord
  2. Unlock your phone if necessary
  3. Enable “File Transfer (MTP)” / “Media device (MTP)” at the prompt or from the “Notification” area
  4. Launch the File Explorer on the computer
  5. Use the Explorer to locate the desired audio files on the PC storage
  6. Copy the audio files you wish to use as ringtones / notification sounds, and paste them on the phone storage, preferably in the “Ringtones” / “Notifications” folders in the “Media” directory
  7. Once the transfer is complete, eject the phone storage via system tray and safely disconnect the device from the USB cord

Change the General Ringtone:

  1. Open the apps drawer
  2. Go to “Settings
  3. Scroll to “Device” and tap “Sound & Notification
  4. Tap “Phone ringtone” and select the desired ringtone
  5. Tap “OK” to confirm
  6. Optionally, you can select to “Also vibrate for calls

Change the Ringtone of a Specific Contact:

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

  1. Launch “Contacts
  2. Select the contact you want to customize
  3. Tap “Edit” > “Menu
  4. Tap “Set ringtone” and select the desired ringtone
  5. Tap “OK” to confirm

Change the Notification Sound:

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Tap “Sound & notification” under “Device
  3. Tap “Default notification ringtone
  4. Choose the notification sound you want to use
  5. Tap “OK” to confirm

See More: Alcatel Dawn: Transfer Audio Files (from a PC) and Set Custom Ringtones & Notifications