How to use MP3 as ringtone on Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile

This tutorial will show you step by step how to set and use a MP3 music as ringtones on a Windows Phone 8, 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile phone (e.g., Nokia and Microsoft Lumia).

This tutorial will work for all Windows Phone 8, 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile phones, such as the Nokia and Microsoft Lumia 435, 520, 530, 532, 535, 550, 620, 625, 630, 635, 638, 640, 650, 720, 730, 735, 830, 920, 925, 930, 950, 950 XL, 1020, 1320, 1520, and all other types.

How to use MP3 as ringtone on Windows Phone 8, 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile (Computer)

This method is good for when you have your MP3 music stored on your computer.

1. Copy music to your phone

1. Connect your Windows phone with a USB cable to your PC.

2. Go to the MP3 song(s) stored on your computer.

3. Select the song(s).

4. Right-click on the selected song(s) and choose Copy.

5. Open Windows Phone on your PC (same as a USB flash drive).

6. Open Phone.

7. Open the Ringtones folder.

8. Right-click and choose Paste to copy the music in the folder.

9. Disconnect your phone from your computer.

2. Activate ringtone on a Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 phone

10. Take your phone and open Settings.

11. Open ringtones+sounds.

12. Tap on the bar located under Ringtone.

13. Tap on the song you want to use as your new ringtone.

2. Activate ringtone on a Windows 10 Mobile phone

10. Take your phone and open Settings.

11. Open Personalization.

12. Open Sounds.

13. Tap on the bar located under Ringtone.

14. Tap on the song you want to use as your new ringtone.

How to use MP3 as ringtone on Windows Phone 8, 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile (Ringtone Maker App)

This method is good for when you have your MP3 music already stored or downloaded on your phone.

1. Create custom ringtone

1. Open the Windows apps store.

2. Search for Ringtone Maker.

3. Install Ringtone Maker (by Microsoft Mobile).

If you don't see this version, then search for ringtonemaker without space in between.

4. Open the application.

5. Tap on pick a song.

6. Select 40 seconds of that song.

7. You can tap on the play button located at the bottom to listen.

8. Tap on the save button located at the bottom to save your new custom ringtone.

2. Activate ringtone on a Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 phone

9. Open Settings.

10. Open ringtones+sounds.

11. Tap on the bar located under Ringtone.

12. Tap on the song you want to use as your new ringtone.

2. Activate ringtone on a Windows 10 Mobile phone

9. Open Settings.

10. Open Personalization.

11. Open Sounds.

12. Tap on the bar located under Ringtone.

13. Tap on the song you want to use as your new ringtone.


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