Transfer Audio Files from a Windows PC:

  1. Connect the Samsung device to your computer via USB
  2. Turn on “File Transfer (MTP)” / “Media device (MTP)” from the “Notification” area or at the prompt
  3. Open the File Explorer on the computer
  4. Locate the desired audio files on the computer and copy them
  5. Paste the files on the phone storage, preferably in the “Ringtones” / “Notifications” directories
  6. Once the transfer is complete, eject the phone storage via system tray and safely disconnect the device from the USB port

Transfer Audio Files from a Mac Computer:

NOTE: In case Samsung Kies is already installed on the Mac, skip the first 3 steps.

  1. Open the Internet browser on the Mac
  2. Visit Kies Support
  3. Download “Kies 3 for Mac” and install it on the Mac
  4. Connect the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) to your Mac via USB
  5. Enable “File transfer (MTP)” / “Media Device (MTP)” when prompted or at the “Notification” area
  6. Launch Kies on the Mac
  7. Inside Kies, click the “Folder” icon associated with “External memory” or “Internal memory
  8. Launch the File Explorer on the Mac and locate the desired audio files on the PC storage
  9. Drag the files and drop them in Kies to start the transfer
  10. After the transfer is done, eject the phone storage by dragging the virtual drive from the desktop and dropping it into the “Trash can
  11. Safely disconnect the device from the USB cord

Change the Phone’s Ringtone:

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Tap “Sounds and notifications
  3. Under “Sounds”, tap “Ringtones and sounds
  4. Tap “Ringtone
  5. Select the desired ringtone and press “Back

Change the Ringtone of a Specific Contact:

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

Change the Notification Sound:

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Scroll to “Device” and tap “Sounds and notifications
  3. Tap “Ringtones and sound” under “Sound
  4. Select the desired notification sound
  5. Tap “Back” to confirm

See More: Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016): Transfer Audio Files (from a PC) and Set Custom Ringtones & Notifications