Nokia Lumia: How to personalise your ringtones and sounds

Nokia Lumia: Make your own ringtone

Want to change the notification tones your phone uses, for example, for calls, messages, and more? Or add your own tones or your favourite song to the collection?

  1. On the start screen, swipe down from the top of the screen, and tap ALL SETTINGS > ringtones+‎sounds.
  2. Select the type of ringtone or alert you want to change, and select the sound. To listen to a ringtone so you can see if you like it, tap play icon.

    Tip: Want to set a specific ringtone for a contact so you immediately know when they are calling? Edit the contact info in the People hub.

Change the message tone or other notification sounds

  1. Tap manage app sounds and the app you want, and select the notification sound.

Add new ringtones from your PC to your phone

  1. Connect your phone to your PC with a USB cable, and use the file manager of your PC to move the song you want to the ringtone folder in your phone. Your PC must have Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, or later.

    Nokia Lumia: Make your own ringtone

    To set the song as your ringtone, in the ringtones+‎sounds view, tap Ringtone, and under Custom, tap the song.

    You can use a song as your ringtone if it is not protected with digital rights management (DRM), and it’s smaller than 30 MB.

    Tip: Want to create your own unique ringtone? Tap Store iconStore, and download the Ringtone Maker app.