How to Set Specific Ringtones for Contacts on Android

When you don't know how to set specific ringtones for contacts on Android, just keep on reading to find ways and you can finish the process efficiently!

Kathy by Kathy Updated July 2, 2024
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A recent discussion among friends raised the question of whether anyone still uses ringtones. The consensus was that most people, especially those who still engage in verbal conversations on their phones, either stick with the default ringtone or opt for vibrations.

Once upon a time, ringtones were quite popular. They served as entertainment, with options like a bored voice saying, “Ring. Ring. Ring.” They also helped identify callers without needing to glance at the phone, signaling whether to answer or let it go to voicemail. Nowadays, however, their popularity seems to have dwindled.

Nevertheless, Google recently introduced a slew of new ringtones for its Pixel phones, suggesting that some users still enjoy experimenting with different sounds. If you're among those interested, here's how to set specific ringtones for contacts on Android.

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Since methods may vary between Samsung Galaxy and Google Pixel phones, we've provided instructions for both. If you own a different Android device, you can use these as a reference.

These instructions were tested using a Pixel 6 and a Galaxy S23 running Android 14.

How to set ringtone for particular contact in Samsung

Section 1. Change your ringtone

Step 1. Navigate to Settings > Sound and Vibration> Ringtone.

Step 2. Select your desired ringtone from the available options.

Section 2. Add a custom ringtone

Step 1. Go to Settings > Sound and Vibration> Ringtone.

Step 2. Tap the plus sign in the upper-right corner.

Step 3. Choose your preferred audio file from the list and tap Done.

Step 3. Assign a unique ringtone to a contact

Step 1. Open the Phone app and select Contacts.

Step 2. Choose the contact you wish to assign a ringtone to.

Step 3. Tap the Information icon, then select More > Change ringtone/vibration > Ringtone.

Step 4. Choose the desired ringtone from the list.

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How to set specific ringtones for contacts on Android (for Google Pixel)

Section 1. Change your ringtone

Step 1. Go to Settings > Sound & vibration > Phone ringtone.

Step 2. Select your preferred ringtone from the options provided.

Section 2. Add a custom ringtone

Step 1. Use a third-party app or Google's Files app to create or download an audio file.

Step 2. In the Files app, locate the audio file, tap the three-dot menu icon, and select Set as ringtone.

Section 3. Assign a unique ringtone to a contact

Step 1. Open the Phone or Contacts app.

Step 2. Select the desired contact, tap the three dots, and choose Set ringtone.

Step 3. Select the desired ringtone from the available options.

Bonus: How to edit iPhone ringtones on PC

When you need to edit your ringtones on iPhone from PC, the professional ringtone maker - FoneTool will be your most ideal choice.

Highlights:
yes You can easily move source and targeted files from iPhone to PC or PC to iPhone.
yes Edit various audio files including mp3, m4a, m4b, m4p, m4r, aif, aiff, flac, wav, aac, etc. as you like on computer.
yes All iOS devices and iOS versions can be supported, even the latest ones.

Now you can download and install it on your Windows PC, then follow the steps below to learn how to make it.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the computer via a USB cable > Launch FoneTool > Go to Toolbox > Tap on Ringtone Maker to continue.

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Step 2. Choose From Device to select music you need.

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Step 3. Choose music on your iPhone > Click on Select.

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Step 4. Edit the music as you like > Once you have finished the process, tap on Save to Device to save it > Click on Save from the pop-up window to finish the process. 

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Once the process is finished, you can easily find ringtones on your iPhone and set them as your iPhone ringtones (Settings > Sounds & Haptics > Ringtone).

enlightened Note: If necessary, FoneTool also offers an iPhone data transfer feature to help you transfer ringtones from iPhone to PC or PC to iPhone. Just go to Phone Transfer and choose iPhone to PC/PC to iPhone, then you can finish the process efficiently.

Conclusion

From this passage, you can know how to set ringtone for particular contact in Samsung and Google Pixel. For other Android users, you can also try the methods above to see if they are applicable to your device. If this passage is useful for your problem, hope you can share it to others to help them.

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