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  • 12-10-2018, 08:59 AM
    Transfer Audio Files from a PC:

    1. Connect the Android phone to the computer via USB
    2. On the phone, enable “Media File MTP” at the prompt or from the Notification area
    3. Open the File Explorer on the computer
    4. Locate the audio files on the computer storage
    5. Copy and paste the files to the phone storage in the “Notifications” and/or “Ringtones” folders
    6. Once the transfer completes, eject the phone storage and safely disconnect the phone from the USB port

    Change the General Ringtone:

    1. Swipe up from the bottom of the home screen
    2. Open “Settings” and go to “Sound”
    3. Tap “Phone ringtone”
    4. Select the desired ringtone

    Change the Ringtone of a Specific Contact:

    NOTE: You can’t assign custom ringtones for contacts located on the phone’s internal memory or SIM card.

    1. Swipe up from the bottom of the home screen
    2. Open “Contacts”
    3. Tap and hold the desired contact then tap “Edit” > “Menu”
    4. Tap “Set ringtone”
    5. Select the desired ringtone and tap “Save”

    Change Notification Ringtone:

    1. Open “Settings”
    2. Go to “Sound”
    3. Tap “Default notification ringtone”
    4. Select the desired notification ringtone

    Manage Emergency Alerts:

    1. Open “Messages”
    2. Tap “Menu” > “Settings”
    3. Go to “Wireless Alerts”
    4. Tap “Menu” > “Settings”
    5. Turn “Allow alerts” “AMBER alerts” “Extreme threats” and “Severe threats” ON or OFF

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