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    Samsung Galaxy Note 2 - Custom ringtones, alarms, sms notifications

    Android 4.1.1 (Jellybean)
    Phone: Samsung Galaxy Note 2
    Factory OS: Android 4.1.1 (Jellybean)

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    Custom ringtones, alarms, sms notifications

    To use custom ringtones for your phone ringtone, your alarm or your text message notification, simply copy an MP3 file to one of the following folders:

    If they don't already exist, then create a new folder.

    The file will then show up when you want to change your ringtones.

    For Ringtones go to Settings - Sound - Phone ringtone
    For Text Messages go to - Settings - Sound - Notification ringtone
    For Alarm, set the sound when you add a new alarm

    Looking for more tips?
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    • Errol

      This cannot be done. My attempts to create such named folders were rejected because they contain invalid characters ( the “/” marks)

    • Bryan @ Phone Tips and Tricks

      You need to create a folder called “notifications” (without the quote marks) in the folder called: /sdcard/media/audio/