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Manage Ringtones and Notifications on your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 [Tutorial]

By: Grace Gajetes-Hisona | Tuesday, October 28, 2014

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Read this content and learn how to assign or set custom ringtones and notification on your new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 device.

Covered in this guide are methods to change the notification sounds and ringtones, as well as transfer audio files from a computer and set as ringtones or notifications on the Galaxy Note 4.

A. Changing Notification sounds on the Note 4


Follow these steps to change the notification sounds on your Note 4 device:

1. Tap Apps from the Home screen.
2. Tap Settings to continue.
3. Tap Sound.
4. Tap Notifications under Ringtones and Notifications.
5. Tap to select a notification sound you want to use.
6. Tap OK to set or assign your chosen notification sound.


B. Changing Ringtones on the Note 4


Follow these steps to change the ringtone of your Note 4 device:

1. Tap Apps from the Home screen.
2. Tap Settings to continue.
3. Tap Sound.
4. Tap Ringtones under Ringtones and Notifications.
5. Tap to select a ringtone you want to use.
6. Tap OK to assign or set the ringtone you chose.

You can also assign a ringtone for calls from one contact but you cannot assign a ringtone to contacts stored on the SIM card or phone memory.

Follow these steps to assign a ringtone for calls from a contact:

1. Tap Contacts from the Home screen.
2. Tap to select a desired contact.
3. Tap the Edit icon (represented by a pencil icon).
4. Tap Ringtone.
5. Tap to select a ringtone you want to assign to the contact, and then tap OK.
6. To save the recent changes you've made, tap on SAVE.

Transferring Audio Files from a computer to the Note 4


You can also transfer audio files, music or sound from some devices, like a computer and used these files as ringtones and notifications on your Galaxy Note 4.

Follow these steps to transfer audio files and set them as ringtones or notification sounds on your device.

A. Transfer audio files from a computer to the Note 4


1. Use the USB cable for your phone and connect the USB cable to the phone and the other end to a computer.

2. Touch the Status bar and drag it down, then tap Connected as a media device and tap Media device (MTP), if prompted.

3. Now go to your computer and click Open device to view files using Windows Explorer (for Windows PCs) or else scroll to and open the phone's disk drive and scroll to the desired folder.

4. Search for the desired music files stored on your computer.

5. Drag and drop the music files you desire into your phone's disk drive.

6. You can also add a notification by dropping directly into the Notification folder.

7. Safely disconnect the phone from the computer when audio file transfer is all done.

If you are using a Mac computer, you may need to download and install Kies for Mac. To download KIES for a Mac computer, go to Samsung website and search for KIES. When found, click Download for Mac OS and then follow the onscreen prompts to complete the download process. After download is complete, proceed with KIES installation.

After successfully installing KIES on your Mac computer, connect the USB cable to the phone while the other end to the computer.

If prompted, touch the Status bar and drag it downwards until you see the prompt saying Connected as a media device. Select the check box by tapping Media device.

Now go to your Mac computer and open KIES in there. Inside KIES, select one from the given options as follow:

a. Internal memory - select this option if you want to save the audio file to the phone's internal memory. Click the Folder icon to the right of Internal Memory and then navigate to where you want the music or sound file to be placed or stored.

b. External memory - select this option if you want to save your music or sound files to an external memory. Click on the Folder icon, to the right of External memory, then navigate to where you want to store or save the music or sound file.

Another way to find an audio file is by clicking on Music located under your device name.

Now scroll to your desired music or sound file on your computer, then drag and drop the music file(s) into KIES. Once you're done, safely disconnect the phone from the computer.

You can also add transferred music or sound file to your device's Ringtone list. Follow these steps:

1. Tap Apps from the Home screen.
2. Tap Settings.
3. Tap Sound.
4. Tap Ringtones under Ringtones and Notifications.
5. Tap Add.
6. Now choose to complete action using Dropbox or Sound picker.
7. When prompted, tap Always or Just Once.
8. Tap on the music or sound file you want.
9. Tap Done to complete action.

And that covers everything for this guide on Ringtones and Notifications management with Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Keep posted for more tutorials of this kind soon in this site.

 

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