How to set a custom ringtone on your Sony Xperia ZR

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How to set a custom ringtone on your Sony Xperia ZR

We will show you through this article how to set a custom ringtone on your Sony Xperia ZR, especially if this ringtone comes from an MP3 file.

Even better, we’ll show you how to edit your favorite MP3 tracks on your Sony Xperia ZR. For example, you may want to retain only the chorus of your favorite music as a ringtone for your Sony Xperia ZR. This is possible through many applications for your Sony Xperia ZR as discussed in the second part of this article.

Finally, we’ll see how to set a custom ringtone for a particular contact.

We assume in this tutorial that you have all the knowledge about the property rights of musics and ringtones used on your Sony Xperia ZR.

Set MP3 music as a ringtone for your Sony Xperia ZR

Setting an MP3 music as a ringtone on your Sony Xperia ZR is relatively easy when you know how to do it.

Our other articles on Sony Xperia ZR can help you.

Indeed, the Android system is well known for its great operability and availabilities, especially on your Sony Xperia ZR. To set your favorite MP3 music as a ringtone, you need to go through your favorite music player on your Sony Xperia ZR, or go through the ‘Settings’ menu. In all cases we assume that you have downloaded the desired music on your Sony Xperia ZR. You can do this through a music download service or a USB cable from your computer, if you have the proper rights to do so.

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Go through a music player on your Sony Xperia ZR

An interesting option to put a custom ringtone on your Sony Xperia ZR is to go through a music player.

If you do not already have one, there are many downloadable ones on the ‘Play Store’ of your Sony Xperia ZR: you just have to type ‘music player’ in the search bar and then make your choice.

To do this, you just have to play the music, then click on the options button of your Sony Xperia ZR. You will then have the choice to set the music played as a ringtone for your Sony Xperia ZR, or even as an alarm.

Use the “Settings” menu on your Sony Xperia ZR to customize the ringtone

Another interesting option is to go through the “Settings” menu of your Sony Xperia ZR, accessible from the main screen.

You can then go to the parts ‘Sounds’ then ‘Ringtones’. From there, you will have to choose to add a ringtone.

Navigate through the tree of your Sony Xperia ZR to find the music you want for your Sony Xperia ZR. Validate, and your Sony Xperia ZR has now a new ringtone!

Customize music as a ringtone on your Sony Xperia ZR

Numerous applications available on your Sony Xperia ZR’s ‘Play Store’, such as ‘Ringtone Maker’, allow you to edit and customize ringtones for your Sony Xperia ZR at will. To access it, simply go to the Play Store of your Sony Xperia ZR, then type in the search bar ‘personalization ringtones’ or a similar query.

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You will then have a wide choice of applications allowing you to customize the ringtones.

Do not hesitate to rely on user ratings or overall rating of each application before downloading one to your Sony Xperia ZR. Your imagination will then be almost your only limit for editing the chosen songs.

Customize a ringtone for a single contact

On your Sony Xperia ZR, you normally have the option of choosing a music, for example an MP3 song, specific for a particular contact.

This is very handy if you want to know who is calling you, even before you look at your Sony Xperia ZR screen.

To do so, you can go to the ‘Contacts’ menu of your Sony Xperia ZR, and then open the contact card for which you want to set up a ring tone.

Once on the contact card, you will normally have access to a ‘Ringtones’ option.

You will then have multiple choices between the default music for your Sony Xperia ZR, another ringtone available among the ringtones of your Sony Xperia ZR, or even the possibility to navigate through the memory of your Sony Xperia ZR to find an MP3 song.

We advise you to use this last possibility if you want to load an MP3 file for your contact.

Validate and you have put a custom ringtone for your contact on your Sony Xperia ZR.