How to Set a Mp3 Song as Custom Ringtone on Android Smartphones

set & use mp3 song as custom ringtone on android phones

Tired of the standard boring ringtones that came with your Android smartphone?

Want to use one of your favorite songs as a ringtone?

Or do you want to set a personalized ringtone for a specific contact?

Then you are on the right page, because here...

...I will show you step by step how to set and use Mp3 songs as custom ringtones on your Android smartphone and also how to set a ringtone for a specific contact.

But first:

Nothing sounds better than hearing your favorite song when someone is calling you.

Using one of your favorite songs as a ringtone gives your smartphone a more personal sound.

And:

You can also set a personalized ringtone for a specific contact.

Setting this up can be done in a few simple steps and on this page I will show you step by step how to make a song a ringtone on Android.

I've tested these steps on a Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime with Android version Lollipop 5.1.1, but this tutorial should work for all Android smartphones such as the Samsung Galaxy, Sony Xperia, Huawei, Lenovo, Motorola Moto, OnePlus X, Google Nexus, HTC, LG, and many other smartphones running Android 4.1 or higher (Jelly Bean (4.1 - 4.3.1), KitKat (4.4 - 4.4.4), Lollipop (5.0 - 5.1.1), Marshmallow (6.0 - 6.0.1)).

And now:

Set & Use a Mp3 Song as a Custom Ringtone on a Android Phone

Note! The Mp3 files must already be stored on your smartphone (phone memory or SD card).

1 Open "Settings".

2 Tap on "Sounds and notifications".

3 Scroll a little bit down and tap on "Ringtones".

set mp3 song as ringtone on android phone

4 Tap on "ADD" located at the bottom of the ringtones list.

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5 Navigate to the location on your phone or SD card where the song is located that you want to use as your ringtone.

6 Tap on the song.

7 Tap on "DONE" located at the top.

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Set & Use a Mp3 Song as a Custom Ringtone for a Specific Contact on a Android Phone

Note! Your contacts must be stored on your phone or Google account otherwise this won't work.

1 Open "Contacts".

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2 Tap on the contact's name.

3 Tap on the pencil button located at the top right.

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4 Tap on "Ringtone".

5 Tap on "ADD" located at the bottom of the ringtones list.

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6 Navigate to the location on your phone or SD card where the song is located that you want to use as the ringtone for your contact.

7 Tap on the song.

8 Tap on "DONE" located at the top.

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