Help with Message tones

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  1. Rickster

    Rickster New Member

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    Hi all,
    Having downloaded a selection of messgae tones into I tunes, when I sync the tones go into the ringtones list on the phone.
    How do I get them onto the message tones list so I can select them?

    TIA
    Rickster
     
  2. bboy

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    there is currently no way to customize message tones on iphone-4. Try a new phone from a different manufacturer.
     
  3. RoofMonkey

    RoofMonkey Genius
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    Maybe you can do the same thing for the problem you have with the home button.... Like you posted in another thread.

    To the OP, you can change message tones but your device needs to be jailbroken first.

    Sent from my iPhone
     
  4. iphonewarrior

    iphonewarrior Moderator
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    There is no physical way to change the message tones on the iPhone other than selecting another stock tone. You must jailbreak your device and then you can replace the stock tones with custom ones you've either downloaded or created. It's fairly easy to do. :)
     
  5. Rickster

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    Suspected that would be the case thanks to all.
    R
     
  6. iphonewarrior

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    Have you considered jailbreaking your device?
     
  7. bboy

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    those wheels are already in motion my helpful friend.. and with no 'illegal' jailbreak 'solution' required.
     
  8. iphonewarrior

    iphonewarrior Moderator
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    Jailbreaking isn't illegal.
     
  9. Bennyboy

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    Apparently some people don't read the news.
     
  10. iphonewarrior

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    You can only help those who want to be helped.
     
  11. Vcoronel127

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    Jailbreaking isn't illegal at all. The news states that upon purchasing your phone you can do anything you want to it because it's rightfully yours.

    Breaking out of jail is though!lol


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    Sent from my iPhone 4
     
  12. ed2438

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    If you have iOS5, you can change it without jailbreak. Might have to wait for that option if you don't want to jailbreak.
     
  13. rambo47

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    Geez, this blows! I have custom ringtones loaded on my 4s, they're in the proper format and length, and they play when I select them from the menu within Contacts. They get saved as the custom ringtone for each contact as well. But when the phone rings, the default phone ringtone is the one that plays.
     
  14. rambo47

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    Today the custom ringtone for one contact worked! Maybe they're all working now. Who knows? I didn't make any changes or even restart my iPhone.
     
  15. rambo47

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    As far as jailbreaking, there is a difference between carrier/manufacturer guidelines for use and the state/national laws. Jailbreaking is not illegal. Changing the IMEI of a phone may be.
     

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