[2 Ways] How to Transfer Ringtones from Android to Android

Ringtone are also part of your music collection on your phone. If you are wondering how to transfer ringtones from Android to Android, this guide can do you a favor, enabling you to make it in two ways.

Demi by Demi Updated December 8, 2023
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Ringtones play a significant role in our phone's music collection, alerting us to incoming calls and messages. For those who set alarms to wake up, ringtones often mark the first sounds of the morning. If you have a collection of favorite ringtones, knowing how to transfer ringtones from Android to Android is essential.

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This article will detail the most common methods for transferring ringtones from one Android phone to another. Without further ado, let’s get started.

Where are ringtone files stored on Android?

Before learning how to transfer ringtones from Android to another Android, you may need to know where the ringtone files are stored on Android. Android ringtones are typically located in the Ringtones folder within the storage directory of the Android device.

Alternatively, they may be found in the Media/Music folders. It's worth noting that the specific location of the ringtones folder can vary based on the version of the Android device. Nevertheless, locating it is a straightforward process.

ringtone locations

Way 1. One-click transfer ringtones from Android to Android via FoneTool

FoneTool is a powerful and user-friendly tool that simplifies the process of transferring various data, including ringtones, between Android devices. Similar to Bluetooth, it offers a wireless transfer.

What makes it different from Bluetooth is that FoneTool offers a more stable and seamless data transfer process. Free download FoneTool to your Android devices, and here’s how to transfer ringtones from Android to Android using FoneTool.

Step 1. Launch the app on both devices. Allow the app to access WLAN without connecting a specific Wi-Fi network. Enable Wi-Fi option on both devices.

Step 2. On either device, go to Connect Device in FoneTool. Choose Connect to Android, and tap the name of the other device to connect two devices.

connect to android

Step 3. On the source Android device, go to File Transfer. Go to Files/Music to preview and select ringtones you’d like to transfer, and tap Send to share.

tap send music

Step 4. Finally, on the target Android device, a window will prompt, asking you to confirm the transfer. Simply tap Confirm to save the transferred ringtone to the other Android phone.

tap confirm music

The transferred ringtones will be automatically saved to the default folder in the Files app on the target Android phone. You can go to have a check.

Way 2. How to transfer ringtones from Android to Android with Email

An alternative method for transferring ringtones from one Android device to another is through email. Utilizing email as a means of sharing ringtones enables you to easily send your favorite tones to friends globally. Below are the steps of how to transfer a ringtone from Android to Android with Email:

Step 1. Open Files app on the source Android phone > Locate the directory when your ringtones are saved > Choose the ringtone you want to share and open the menu.

Step 2. Select an email host from the sharing menu, like Gmail. This will open a new email template with your ringtone file already added.

choose gmail to send files

Step 3. Enter the email address of the recipient and send your file. Once the target Android device receive the email, you can open it and download its contents.

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Bonus: How to set a ringtone for an Android contact

After transferring ringtones to another Android phone, Want to know how to assign unique ringtones to your contacts on an Android phone? Follow these straightforward instructions to set up different ringtones for each contact.

Step 1. Open the Google Contacts app on your Android phone > Look for and select targeted contact > Tap Three-dot icon from the top right corner > Select Set ringtone.

contacts select ringtone

Step 2. It will ask you to choose an app or location for ringtones. Depending on your settings, it might take you to your phone's ringtone directory. Here, you can choose and apply the ringtone you want to set up with the targeted contact.

choose ringtone to set


That’s all for how to transfer ringtones from Android to Android in two ways. Whether you prefer the efficiency of a one-click transfer tool like FoneTool or the simplicity of using email, both methods ensure a smooth transition of your favorite ringtones. Additionally, setting custom ringtones for specific contacts adds a personalized touch to your Android experience.

By following the steps outlined in this article, you can effortlessly enjoy your preferred ringtones on your new Android devices, enhancing the overall customization and user experience.

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