To copy music or sound files to an Android device that you want to use as ringtones, message notifications, or alarms, follow these steps:
Note: You may use sound files with the following file formats:
- .3gpp/amr (the device records to this format)
- .aac/mp4 (without iTunes copy protection)
- Connect the device to a computer using the USB cable.
- From the Home screen, slide down the Notification bar.
- Verify the USB connection type is Disk drive. If not, tap it and select Disk drive.
- On the computer when the Removable Disk window appears, click Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer.
- Note: If the Removable Disk window does not appear automatically, check that the USB cable is completely plugged in, or try another USB port.
- Click OK. Windows Explorer opens.
- In the Windows Explorer window that opens, double-click the Media folder.
- Double-click one of the following folders:
- Note: If the folder that you want is not there, then right-click in the Media folder. Click New, Folder. Enter the name of the desired folder above. Double-click the folder you just created.
- Ringtones: To transfer a ringtone, go under the Ringtones folder.
- Alarms: To transfer an alarm sound, go under the Alarms folder.
- Audio/Notifications: To transfer a notification (for e-mail, text messages (SMS), picture messages (MMS), alerts, etc.), go under the Audio folder and then the Notifications folder.
- Copy the music or sound files from your computer to the desired folder.
- When you are done copying, click the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the system tray.
- Click Safely Remove Mass Storage Device.
- Click OK.
- Disconnect the device from the computer. Wait for the device to prepare the SD card.
- On the device, set the ringtone, notification, or alarm sounds. Your transfered file now appears in the list.