How to Change Ringtone in Windows 10 Mobile

The ringtone is an integral part of the smartphones. Any smartphone has ringtones to let users know about the incoming calls and Messages. The Windows Mobiles are not the exception in this. The Windows Phone smartphones come with the Ringtone features. Many Windows Phone Users may be wondering, How to change the ringtone in Windows 10 Mobile? I had a Windows 10 mobile and faced the same question.

Windows Lumia’s default ringtone is way too boring. That’s correct. People set your favorite music as an alert to receive phone calls, notifications, and messages. But it doesn’t seem possible on Windows 10. Today I am going to two methods  to change ringtone in Windows 10 mobile? Without further delay let’s find out more information about how to change ringtone in Windows 10 mobile? Are you ready? Let’s jump right into it then.

How to Change Ringtone in Windows 10 Mobile

The process of changing ringtone is damn easy. There is no Rocket-science in these methods. A Dumb newbie can also follow and complete these steps. To Change the Ringtones, you should check out the below-mentioned steps.

  1. Open up the “Settings”.
  2. then tap on the option “Ringtones & Sounds”.
  3. After tapping, you’ll see the all original ringtones in your smartphone.
  4. Tap on any of the listed Ringtones and you’re done!
  5. You’ve successfully changed the Ringtone of your Windows 10 Mobile.

Windows phones come with built-in ringtones by default like all other phones.  You need to use your PC to import your favorite song, music to set it as ringtone, SMS alert and other alerts on your phone. Follow this below method to learn how to change ringtone in Windows 10.

Connect your windows phone with your PC to begin transferring.

Step 1. Click on the Start button > File Explorer > This PC.

Step 2. Now, connect the Windows 10 Smartphone to your Desktop via a USB Connector cable. The Micro-USB to USB connector cable can be ordered from online websites.

Micro-USB to USB cable

Step 3. After connecting the smartphone to PC, you’ll see the new Windows opened, in which you’ll see the contents of the Windows 10 PC you’ve connected. You’ve to Choose Internal Storage on this windows.

Your phone should be listed under ‘devices and drivers’. Double click on your mobile folder and open ‘Ringtones’ folder.

File Explorer

Step 4. In the Internal Storage of the mobile, you’ve to find the folder named “Ringtones”. In this folder, you can find the Ringtones which come by default in the smartphone. You’ve to paste your Favorite Music File, You can even download your favorite songs, audio, sound files from the internet and transfer into your phone afterward.

paste the file you want to use as Ringtone to your smartphone

Step 5. After Successfully copying the new Ringtone in Windows 10 Smartphone, follow the procedures in First Method to choose the new Ringtone.

This is the another way for you to change the ringtone in Windows 10 mobile. With these steps, you can use your favorite ringtone in the Windows 10 smartphone.

Step 1. Now, select the “Ringtones and Sounds” option. This option is to change or modify the Sounds and ringtone settings of the smartphone. From this option, you can modify the ringtones for Incoming Calls, Messages and Third Party App notifications Sounds.

How to Change Ringtone in Windows 10 Mobile Tap Ringtones & Sounds

Step 2. After selecting the “Ringtones and Sounds” option, you’ll see the Ringtones and Sounds settings menu. From here, you’ve to choose the “Ringtones” option. Click on the name of the Ringtone, which you are using currently for Incoming calls.

How to Change Ringtone in Windows 10 Mobile Tap Here

Step 3. After clicking on the current Ringtone, you’ll see the list of all the ringtones you’ve in your Windows 10 smartphone. There are many ringtones available by default in Windows 10 smartphone to choose. Tap and choose any ringtone you can see here and set it as the default ringtone for your Smartphone. You can hear that ringtone whenever you receive any Call.

How to Change Ringtone in Windows 10 Mobile Ringtones List

That’s it. You can set your favorite ringtone on your device now.

Note: You can import WAV, MP3, WMA, AMR, AAC, MP4, M4A, M4B, FLAC, 3GP and 3G2 formats currently.  But few formats doesn’t work well sometimes according to the results. No problem. You can convert it to MP3, WAV or WMA by using a converter to make it a ringtone.

It’s same technique if you are using Windows 8.1,8 or 7 OS except for one thing. Ringtones folder path is somewhat different from Windows 10.

Go to your phone folder (while connected with PC) and open Desktop > File Explorer > This PC / My Computer. You need to click on Start > My Computer folder if you are using Windows 7 or Vista OS. Everything else is same as above.

How to Change Ringtone in Windows 10 Mobile via Windows Phone App

It might bot be a very popular method, but it’s the easiest method to change your Windows phone ringtone. You get an inbuilt Phone Comparison App along with Windows 10 which is beneficial to sync files, music, and other data from your phone to computer. You can call it a synchronization app as well. Launch this app to create a connection between your Windows Mobile and PC instantly.

There is an app on Microsoft site or Windows Phone App (from Metro app) for Desktop which syncs your files from a PC to Windows 10 mobile. Download the app and connect your device to your PC. That’s it. You can change ringtone via Windows app now.

Compatible Devices:

You can change ‘Ringtone‘  in the following Windows 10 compatible devices: Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL, BLU Win HD W510U, BLU Win HD LTE X150Q, Microsoft Lumia 430, Lumia 435, Lumia 532, Lumia 535, Lumia 540, Lumia 550, Lumia 635 (1GB), Lumia 636 (1GB), Lumia 638 (1GB), Lumia 640, Lumia 640 XL, Lumia 650, Lumia 730, Lumia 735, Lumia 830, Lumia 930, Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL, Lumia 1520, MCJ Madosma Q501, Xiaomi Mi4, Acer Liquid M320, Acer Liquid M330, Freetel Katana 01, 02, Panasonic ToughPad FZ-F1, Acer Jade Primo, HP Elite X3, VAIO Phone Biz, Yamada Denki EveryPhone, Alcatel OneTouch Pixi 3, and UMI DIGI.

It’s your turn to change ringtone…

As a dyslexic person, it’s hard for me to follow or learn new techniques, But these steps are simple to understand for the Deutsch bag like me.

How to Change Ringtone in Windows 10 Mobile

I have told you two very easy and straightforward methods to change your ringtone in Windows 10 mobile at once. The Ringtones are like the soul of any mobile, be it be simple candy bar button mobile or the big smartphone.

The Ringtones play the prominent role, and you should learn how to change ringtone in Windows 10 mobile. Let me know, if you are facing any problems to change ringtone in your Windows 10 mobile. Let us know your thoughts about this article via comment below.

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