How to Set Ringtones for Samsung

By Maya Walker

Samsung users can select preloaded or purchased ringtones to replace standard ringers. Ringtones can be changed as often as you like. Ringtones can be used for voice calls, contacts and messages. A separate ringtone can be set for voice calls with or without caller ID. The ringtones can help a Samsung mobile phone user determine who is calling before viewing the caller ID.

Caller ID and No Caller ID Calls

Step 1

Press the "Menu" key, then select the "Settings" icon.

Step 2

Select "Sounds," then "Ringer Type" and "Voice Calls."

Step 3

Select either "With Caller ID" or "No Caller ID" from the options.

Step 4

Select from the preloaded ringtones or select "My Content" to choose a purchased ringtone.

Step 5

Highlight the selected ringtone, then press the "Menu" key to save the ringtone as the ringer.

Contacts

Step 1

Press the "Menu" key, then select the "Address Book" or "Contacts" icon. Choices vary by phone model.

Step 2

Highlight a contact, then select "Options." Select "Edit."

Step 3

Scroll down and select the ringer field, then press the "Menu" key.

Step 4

Highlight the ringtone you want to use, then press the "Menu" key to save the ringtone for the contact.

Messages

Step 1

Press the "Menu" key, then select the "Settings" icon.

Step 2

Select "Sounds," then "Ringer Type" and "Messages."

Step 3

Select either "Voicemail" or "Text Messages" from the options.

Step 4

Highlight the ringtone you want to use, then press the "Menu" key to save your selection.

Tips & Warnings

  • Ringtones can also be used for alerts and reminders. The ringtones can be selected in the "Sounds" folder.