Ringtones & notifications: BlackBerry Bold 9780

Learn how to set custom ringtones and notifications on the BlackBerry Bold 9780.

 

 

 

 

Notifications

 

To change the notification sounds, follow these steps:

 

  1. On the Home screen, click the Sound and Alert Profiles icon.
  2. Click Change Sounds and Alerts
  3. Click Sounds for Selected Profile.
  4. Choose the notification type you wish to change:
    • Phone - Ring Tones
    • Messages - Notifiers
    • Instant Messages - Notifiers
    • Events - Reminders
    • Other Applications - Notifiers
  5. Choose the specific ring tone, notification, or reminder you wish to change.
  6. Edit the desired options you wish to change:
    • Sound Alerts for the specific tone and volume
    • Visual Alerts for the color the LED flashes
    • Tactile Alerts for vibration type, length, and count
  7. Press the Menu key.
  8. Scroll to and select Save.

 

 

Ringtones

 

To change the ringtone, follow these steps:

 

Ringtone for all calls

  1. On the Home screen, click the Sound and Alert Profiles icon.
  2. Click Change Sounds and Alerts
  3. Click Sounds for Selected Profile.
  4. Click Phone.
    • In the Ring Tone, Notifier Tone, or Reminder Tone field, perform one of the following:
      • Click a tone.
      • To use a song that is on your BlackBerry® device or on a media card, click All Music. Find and click a song.
      • To use a voice note that you recorded, click All Voice Notes. Find and click a voice note.
      • To use a preloaded alert, click All Alerts. Find and click an alert.
    • Press the Menu key.
    • Scroll to and select Save.

     

    Ringtone for calls from one contact

    Note: You cannot assign a ringtone to contacts stored on the SIM card or Phone (device memory).

    1. On the Home screen, click the Sound and Alert Profiles icon.
    2. Scroll to and select Change Sounds and Alerts.
    3. Scroll to and select Sounds for Contacts.
    4. Scroll to and select Add Contact Alert.
    5. In the Name field, type the name of the contact alert.
    6. In the Contacts field, type the name of the contact.
    7. Click a contact.
    8. Change the ring tone and alert information for calls and messages.
    9. Press the Menu key
    10. Scroll to and select Save.

     

     

    Transfer music or sounds to use

     

    Some devices require you to transfer music, sounds, or other audio files to the device in a certain way for it to be used for ringtones and notifications. To transfer these files, follow these steps:

     

    1. Connect the small end of your USB cable to your device and the large end of the cable to your computer.
    2. At the message, “Do you want to turn on Mass Storage Mode? You might not be able to access some media files in this mode.”, select No.
      • Note: To access files without using BlackBerry Desktop Manager, select Yes to turn on Mass Storage Mode.
    3. On your computer, open the BlackBerry Desktop Manager application.
    4. Click the Media icon.
    5. Under Media Manager, click Launch.
    6. Under My Devices, click your device.
    7. Browse to the folder where you want to save the file.
    8. In the top part of the window, browse to the file that you want to move.
    9. Click Copy Down.
    10. At the Copy Files window, select one of the following methods to copy the files to your device:
      • Convert for Optimal Playback: To automatically convert the files to the optimal format and size for your device.
      • Copy with no Conversion: To copy the files with the existing format and size.
      • Advanced Conversion Options: To select a destination format and size.
    11. Click OK.