How to assign a ringtone to a contact on a Samsung Galaxy (Android 9)

This tutorial will show you step by step how to assign a ringtone to a contact on a Samsung Galaxy (Android 9).

This tutorial works for all Samsung phones with Android 9 (Pie), such as the Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus, J6 Plus, A6, J7 Pro, A7, J8, A8 Plus, S8, S8 Plus, Note 8, A9, S9, S9 Plus, S9 Note, and all other Samsung phones that have Android 9.

How to set a specific ringtone for a contact on a Samsung Galaxy (Android 9)

1. Open the Phone app.

Phone app Samsung Galaxy Android 9

2. Go to Contacts (your contacts list).

Contacts list on Samsung Galaxy Android 9

You can open your contacts list by tapping on Contacts at the bottom of your phone's screen.

3. Tap on the contact for which you want to set a specific ringtone.

4. Tap on the ⓘ (information) icon.

Contact information button on Samsung Galaxy Android 9

5. Tap on Edit at the bottom of your phone's screen.

Edit contact Samsung Galaxy Android 9

6. Scroll down to View more and tap on it.

7. Scroll down to Ringtone and tap on it.

Set ringtone for contact on Samsung Galaxy Android 9

8. If you want to use a standard ringtone for your contact, then tap on one to select it, then tap on the < icon (top left corner), and then continue with the last step of this tutorial.

But:

If you want to assign a song or other audio file (e.g., MP3 file) stored on your phone as ringtone to your contact then tap on the + (plus) icon located in the top right corner of your phone's screen.

Set audio file as ringtone for contact on Samsung Galaxy Android 9

9. If a “Complete action using” menu appears then tap on Sound picker.

Select sound picker

10. Tap on the switch button next to Highlights only to turn this option off.

Turn off Highlights only option

11. Tap on the song you want to use as ringtone for your contact.

12. Tap on Done located in the top right corner of your phone's screen.

13. Tap on Save located at the bottom right of your phone's screen.

The ringtone is now assigned to your contact.

Ringtone for specific contact on Samsung Galaxy Android 9

So now, whenever this contact calls you, you will hear this ringtone.


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Reference:

YouTube: How to assign a ringtone to a contact on a Samsung Galaxy (Android 9)