December 28, 2017

How to Change Ringtone in Windows 10 Mobile

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Alert! How to change ringtone in windows 10 mobile from default tones and also set preferred music track as ringtone in windows phone. Setting a preferred sound or song as your ringtone might be arduous to Windows 10 smartphone users as inherited from windows 8.

How to change ringtone in Windows 10 mobile

Well, if you're reading this article "How to change ringtone in windows 10 mobile", you're the fortunate one of Windows 10 mobile phone. We've gathered a few stress free methods you can opt-in for to use in changing from windows 10's mobile phone system ringtone to your favourite song or mp3.

What a moment when you have incoming calls, messages or notifications popping in with your choice of music track. That time, you found yourself dancing or singing it along without noticing its a mere call or alert. LOL! That's on a lighter mood anyway, everyone do love to listen to good and pleasing track.

To be precise, this article in the course of explaining how to change ringtone in windows 10 mobile shall:

  1. Teach how to change ringtone in windows 10 by default settings
  2. Changing of windows 10 ringtone through Ringtone Maker app available in Microsoft store.
  3. Changing of windows 10 mobile ringtone with favourite mp3 file direct from a PC

Read on for How to change ringtone in windows 10 mobile tutorial which will enlighten you on best ways to set default ringtone, use of mp3 music track and utilising PC to set up windows phone ringer.

Change ringtone in windows 10 Mobile by default

To change ringtone in windows 10 mobile phone, you can follow the official or traditional method below and set up your desired ringer. But please note that you can only choose from system ringtones to set.

To change default ringtone in windows 10 mobile phone, follow the simple steps below:

  1. Go to "Settings".
  2. Navigate to "Personalization" option.
  3. Hover and choose "Sounds".
  4. Then, tap on the "Ringtone" bar (current ringtone).
  5. You will be provided with list of system ringtone available to preview and close as ringtone
  6. Proceed to select your choice of ringtone after previewing
  7. Ultimately, you can then exit "Settings". You've succeeded in setting a preferred sound as your ringtone in windows phone.

This method is to set ringtone in windows phone by using default tones as ringtone. If you want to set other music tracks of your choice as ringtone in windows 10 phone, you can do nothing but read further.

The next two methods deals in greater amount on how to change ringtone in windows 10 mobile setting desired music track as ringtone.

Change ringtone in windows 10 Mobile with Ringtone Maker

This method focus on how to change ringtone in windows 10 mobile using the popular software Ringtone Maker.

With Ringtone Maker, you can basically produce your ringing tone by cutting the your preferred song in order to use as phone ringer.

This method is quiet easy and requires no formal knowledge about ringtone, all you have to do is:

  1. Download Ringtone Maker app on Microsoft store
  2. Install straight up to your windows phone.
  3. Upon successful installation, open the app and navigate to phone library
  4. On getting to phone library, choose your preferred music track to work with or set as phone ringer.
  5. Pick the song and point to desired length of ringer and Cut.
  6. After you're done with cutting and editing, click Save.
  7. Promptly set as your desired ringtone ASAP.

To set ringtone, now follow the traditional method of setting ringtone again.

  1. Go to "Settings".
  2. Navigate to "Personalization".
  3. Hover and choose "Sounds".
  4. Then, tap on the "Ringtone" bar (current ringtone).
  5. Proceed to choose your saved custom ringtone and save
  6. Ultimately, you can then exit "Settings". You've succeeded in setting a preferred sound as your ringtone in windows phone.

Change ringtone in windows 10 Mobile from PC

One other way to change ringtone in windows mobile phone is through PC. Here you gotta copy mp3 music file into your Windows phone system " Ringtones" folder and activate it. To access this "Ringtone" folder, you'd better use PC.

To use a computer system to carry this approach out, kindly follow below instructions in order to change ringtone in windows 10 phone.

  1. Get a favoured song .mp3 extension music file format.
  2. Connect to your PC (laptop or any equivalent device that can read and write to phone storage)
  3. Access your phone storage from your PC, and copy the music file
  4. Then, navigate to "Ringtones" folder inside your windows phone directory or file explorer (phone storage) and paste the copied mp3 music file.
  5. Unmount or disconnect your windows phone from PC upon successful copying and pasting of the file to the folder.
  6. After that, follow the traditional way of changing ringtone on windows mobile phone. You will find the copied music track among the default tones to select if rightly copied/pasted.

To set ringtone, follow the traditional method of setting ringtone again.

  1. Go to "Settings".
  2. Navigate to "Personalization".
  3. Hover and choose "Sounds".
  4. Then, tap on the "Ringtone" bar (current ringtone).
  5. Proceed to choose your saved custom ringtone and save
  6. Ultimately, you can then exit "Settings". You've succeeded in setting a preferred sound as your ringtone in windows phone.

Note: it must be in mp3 extension for your windows 10 phone to read it as system ringtone while being placed inside the "Ringtones" folder.

Bottom line

With this article, you can now change and reset ringtone in windows 10 mobile phone with any of the stated methods.

We've tried to express ourself as simple as it could be by stressing out three different ways of changing ringtone in windows 10 mobile phone.

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