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bill f
14 Jun 2007

I have an LG VX8300. My service is Verizon and I use Audacity to make a 30 second mp3 clip of a song I already own. I then e-mail it to myself using my cell number @vzwpix.com as the address. Example

1234567890@vzwpix.com. I can then save it as a ring tone on my phone. If you have texting as a feature, it is free. If not, there will be a charge for a text message.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Nice trick to email the MP3 to your phone, thanks!

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Mike
14 Jun 2007

My gripe about all these systems is you still need to have internet service on your phone to receive the ringtone. With two kids and a family plan, I'm blocking internet because even accidentally they can run up the bill. In the forum at http://www.sprintusers.com/ there are instructions on downloading ringtones directly to your phone from your PC, but it requires getting the MSL for your phone.

Basically, the cell companies are doing the razor blade thing again, give you the phone and cheap service then try to sell you all the extras.

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Mark
14 Jun 2007

I have internet blocked on my family plan also. My experience with a downloaded ringtone scam taught me a lesson. Cingular wouldn't remove the charges from my bill and the third party vendor wouldn't remove them either, even after agreeing to do so. I ended up changing my phone number so that the third party vendor couldn't bill me.

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Duncan
19 Jun 2007

Many Nokia models can play MIDI files, transferred from the (Nokia) phone management software on your PC. This opens up a lot of possiblities as free MIDI files can be found in many places. You can also do a bit of editing if the start of the clip doesn't quite have the immediacy a good ring tone needs. While not as exciting to some demographic sectors as next week's hot new band, it fits well with other sectors (ie me) due to variety and obscure tones available.

My speciality FWIW is finding old TV themes from my childhood or teens that people at work _nearly_ remember until they just _have_ to ask. At present I have "Get Carter" and before that was "Beverley Hillbillies". Next on my nostalgia list is "Hogan's Heroes".

Posted by:

Televator
05 Aug 2007

You can use online ringtone maker to convert your music into custom ringtones.
www.makeownringtone.com
It's easy and completely free.

Posted by:

be01107
06 Sep 2007

If you were charged on your cell phone bill for ringtones or other mobile content that you never authorized and/or you were sent unsolicited SMS text messages, you miight want to get in touch with some class action attorneys investigating unauthorized cell phone charges:

http://www.ClassActionConnect.com/?q=node/680

Posted by:

mary
05 Jul 2008

can ANYONE tell me if getting free ring tones will cost me a penny???

EDITOR'S NOTE: I'm sure there are some free ring tone scams. But try the sites I recommended.

Posted by:

Imezuruike
26 Oct 2008

I have a desktop pc at home but I'm tired of paying fat internet subscription bill every month. Please is there any way I can stay connected to the internet without paying any bill?

EDITOR'S NOTE: You could hang out at a coffee shop or library with free wireless internet. Otherwise, no.

Posted by:

nanc
27 Nov 2008

That web page cool ringtones 4 free, is not free, the cost is 9.99 month charged to your phone. THANKS 4 nothing.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Sorry, that's not true. I just verified that free ringtones can be downloaded directly from this site. However, there are quite a few ads on the site, and it's likely that you mistook one of them for the content on the site.

Posted by:

jeff
01 Dec 2008

http://www.myxertones.com/default/

This is the site I use to download music from my saved music. You can download the song to myxer, using the "make your own" tab. There you can custom size and send only what you want from your own music or sounds.

Myxer also has some sounds you can download for free. I have used it for a couple of years, downloading oldies songs that I can tie to my friends when they call. So check it out' it has no junk attached to it...and free.

Posted by:

Thomas Holub
10 Oct 2009

Ringtone craze is not a fad and is here to stay. Read my ringtones reviews here: http://www.ringtonesmash.com/category/reviews/

Posted by:

alex
04 Nov 2009

Hey guys!
Look for this mp3 ringtones site . Very big collection!


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