Transfer Audio Files from a Windows PC:

NOTE: You can transfer audio files from a computer through various methods depending on the OS you use etc. You can visit this page for instructions on transferring audio files using the Microsoft Phone Phone Companion app, or the classic Windows Phone app for desktop.

You can transfer audio files manually without using the aforementioned tools:

  1. Connect the Lumia 650 to your computer via USB
  2. On the computer, use the File Explorer to locate the audio files you want to use as ringtones etc.
  3. Copy the files and paste them in the “Ringtones” folder located in the “Phone” root directory
  4. After the transfer is done, eject the phone via system tray and safely disconnect the device from the USB

Change the General Ringtone:

  1. On the Start screen, tap “Settings
  2. Tap “Personalization” > “Sound
  3. Tap the “Ringtone” drop-down menu and select the desired ringtone
  4. Optionally, you can enable or disable “Vibrate

Change a Contact’s Ringtone:

  1. Tap the “People” tile on the Start screen
  2. Select the contact you wish to edit and tap “Edit
  3. Tap “Ringtone
  4. Select the desired ringtone and tap “Save

Change Notification Settings for Applications:

  1. Go to the “Settings” menu
  2. Tap “Personalization
  3. Tap “Sound
  4. Swipe to and tap “Manage app sounds
  5. Adjust the notification options for each app individually

Enable / Disable Lock Screen Notifications:

NOTE: You can increase privacy by hiding notifications on the lock screen. To do this:

  1. Open the “Settings” menu
  2. Go to “System
  3. Tap “Notifications & Actions
  4. Tap “Show notifications on the lock screen” to disable the option

See More: Microsoft Lumia 650: Transfer Audio Files (from PC) and Set Custom Ringtones & Notifications