I want to set a specific ringtone for a few contacts. I see how to do this for the S20 phones, but the S21 Ultra seems to have some changes in OS design that does not permit this. I understand I can create a group and have a ringtone for that group, but I wanted to select by contact and not have to have a bunch of groups of one contact.
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I find a way!
settings/apps/contacts/permissions/allowed - you need to allow Storage
After you do that, you will have Ringtone on the menu and then
Contact name > info button (i) > Edit > View more > Ringtone > Select the ringtone > Save
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I set all of my individual contact ringtones this week on mine. I didn't need to create a group.
I don't know how to do screen shots on my phone yet (LOL)
Go into the Contacts app, not the phone icon. When I click on a contact, I choose the edit button at the bottom of the screen. Click on View More, scroll down to Ringtone, click on Ringtone and it should bring up the app to choose where to get your ringtone from. I use Ringo, but the SecSoundPicker is also an option. Choose a ringtone, back button and then save.
Hey Virginia and Longhiker, I did finally resolve the issue. Not sure why, but I just added a few more custom ringtones to my S21 Ultra (allready had one special ringtone I added to my phone) and now the Contacts Ringtone selection (Contact, Edit, View More, Ringtone) shows up!! Wow, I am confused, but I was now able to add a special ringtone.
I'm having this issue on my S21. I go to contacts, say add ringtone, get sent to soundpicker to choose the song - but whatever I choose, it says highlights isnt available with this file and then that the sound player doesnt support this type of audio file. It's a regular MP3, what am I doing wrong!
You might try moving an mp3 file "ringtone" from your computer to your phone. That is how mine magically began to allow me to assign specific ring tones to specific contacts.
Most of my ringtones I created, moved, are 20kb to 200kb, but the largest is 2,333kb (2.333mb). So unless you file size is huge you should have a pretty large latitude for file sizes. Each of my ringtones has a rate of 44.1kHz. Hope that helps!