Can I add custom text alerts on iPhone?

xxsirvtecxx

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Just wanted to know is there a way to add custom text alerts? I'm kinda getting tired of the whole 10 that I have that are stock in my phone lol.
 

aggieman

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Just wanted to know is there a way to add custom text alerts? I'm kinda getting tired of the whole 10 that I have that are stock in my phone lol.
as far as I know we are stuck with the alerts that are there. I haven't jailbroken my phone though. there may be options for jailbreakers, that one I'm not sure about.
 

AntonChigurh

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Just wanted to know is there a way to add custom text alerts? I'm kinda getting tired of the whole 10 that I have that are stock in my phone lol.
You have ten different text sounds on your phone? Mine only has three. I wish I had ten.
 
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I have changed my text message sounds using WinSCP.

All you have to do is replace the default sound file.

/System/Library/Audio/UISounds/sms-received1.caf
/System/Library/Audio/UISounds/sms-received2.caf
/System/Library/Audio/UISounds/sms-received3.caf

etc.

Good luck!
 

cu0ngsayz

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and go on by how you would do this can we get a step by step?
 

is250sp

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wait, where are these 10 messages u speak of?
 

psylichon

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I have changed my text message sounds using WinSCP.

All you have to do is replace the default sound file.

/System/Library/Audio/UISounds/sms-received1.caf
/System/Library/Audio/UISounds/sms-received2.caf
/System/Library/Audio/UISounds/sms-received3.caf

etc.

Good luck!
Excellent. What format are those files?

Props on your name, too.
 
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Excellent. What format are those files?

Props on your name, too.
If you are using iTunes, I believe you can right click and convert the mp3 sound file to .aiff and then just rename it to .caf and over write it and it should work.

Always back up your original sound files first!



...and thanks, I get it all the time, it's also my xbox gamertag. :cool:
 

psylichon

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AIF, sweet... that's easy enough. Thanks again, SOB! hehe
 

iconone

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If you are using iTunes, I believe you can right click and convert the mp3 sound file to .aiff and then just rename it to .caf and over write it and it should work.

Always back up your original sound files first!



...and thanks, I get it all the time, it's also my xbox gamertag. :cool:
I cant get it to work i right click on a mp3 file and i don't see a option for .aiff. I am on a non jailbroke 3g and on iTunes 8.0. Do you have to jailbreak your 3g for this to work?
 

BigCiX

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I cant get it to work i right click on a mp3 file and i don't see a option for .aiff. I am on a non jailbroke 3g and on iTunes 8.0. Do you have to jailbreak your 3g for this to work?
thats probably cause you have your folder options to not display the extension at the end of the file. Try this

using windows xp (not sure about vista but might be the same)

click on the following icons

- start
- control panel
- folder options
- view
- scroll down and uncheck "hide extensions for known files"

that there will give u the option to change the file to aiff
 

iconone

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thats probably cause you have your folder options to not display the extension at the end of the file. Try this

using windows xp (not sure about vista but might be the same)

click on the following icons

- start
- control panel
- folder options
- view
- scroll down and uncheck "hide extensions for known files"

that there will give u the option to change the file to aiff
It was already unchecked. On the hidden file and folders i have show hidden files and folders checked and under that i have hide protected operating systems files checked 2. Idk anymore ideas? Im on xp
 

V.I.

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I cant get it to work i right click on a mp3 file and i don't see a option for .aiff. I am on a non jailbroke 3g and on iTunes 8.0. Do you have to jailbreak your 3g for this to work?
Silly question, but is there any way for this to be done on a Mac? (also, non JB phone)