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    Transferring Audio Files for Ringtones and Notifications

    Audio Transfer from a Windows Computer:

    1. Connect your phone to your computer via USB
    2. On your handset, swipe the "notification" bar down and tap "Connected as a media device" > "Media device (MTP)"
    3. On your computer, an AutoPlay window should appear. Click "Open device to view files using Windows Explorer"
    4. Open a second Windows Explorer window and navigate to where the desired audio files are located on your computer
    5. Copy the desired files, and paste them in the first Windows Explorer window, on your phone's storage
    6. After the transfer completes, safely disconnect your smartphone from the computer

    Transferring Audio Files from a Mac Computer:

    NOTE: Skip the first step if you already have Samsung Kies installed on your Mac computer

    1. On your Mac, go to SAMSUNG KIES and click "Download for Mac OS". Then, follow the on-screen prompts to download and install Kies on your computer
    2. Use the USB cable to connect your Galaxy device to your Mac
    3. On the smartphone, swipe the "Status" bar down and tap "Connected as a media device"
    4. Mark the "Media device (MTP)" check box
    5. Open Kies on your Mac, and click the "Folder" icon associated with "Internal memory" or "External memory"
    6. Navigate to where you want to copy the audio files
    7. Open a window on your Mac and navigate to where the audio files are stored on the HDD
    8. Drag the desired files and drop them into Kies
    9. Disconnect your smartphone from the computer, once the transfer is complete

    Managing the Ringtone and Notification List

    Adding Audio Files to the Ringtone List:

    1. Press the "Menu" button from any home screen
    2. Tap "Settings" > "Sound" > "Device ringtone"
    3. Tap "Add" and select either "Music Player" or "Choose music track"
    4. Choose to use the method "Always" or "Just once"
    5. Select the desired audio file and press "OK"

    Adding Audio Files to the Notification List:

    1. Tap the "Apps" icon located on the home screen
    2. Tap "My files" > "All files"
    3. Locate the music files that you want to use as notifications. NOTE: the device's internal memory is named "sdcard0", whereas the SD card should have the name "extsCard"
    4. Tap and hold the desired file and select "Copy"
    5. Tap "sdcard0" and open the "Notifications" folder
    6. Select "Paste here"

    Setting Custom Sounds

    Changing the Ringtone for All Calls:

    1. From the home screen, press the "Menu" button
    2. Tap "Settings" > "Sound"
    3. Select "Device ringtone"
    4. Choose the desired ringtone and press "OK"

    Changing the Ringtone for One Contact:

    NOTE: you can't set custom ringtones to contacts stored on the SIM card or the phone's internal memory

    1. Launch the "Contacts" application
    2. Go to the "Contacts" tab and select the desired contact
    3. Tap the "Edit" icon depicting a pencil
    4. Tap "Ringtone" and perform one of the following:
      • Tap "Ringtones", select the desired one and tap "OK"
      • Tap "Go to My Files" and assign a desired file. Mark the bullet point associated with it and tap "Done"
      • Tap "Default"
    5. Press "Save" when ready to save the changes

    Setting a Custom Notification Sound:

    1. Press "Menu" while on a home screen
    2. Tap "Settings" > "Sound"
    3. Tap "Default notification"
    4. Select the desired audio loop and press "OK" to set it as the notification sound

    See More: Samsung Galaxy SIII mini Value Edition: Customizing Ringtones and Notification Sounds
    Last edited by DustenRust; 03-12-2014 at 08:11 AM.

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