How to set a custom ringtone on your Xiaomi Mi 8

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How to set a custom ringtone on your Xiaomi Mi 8

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How to set a custom ringtone on your Xiaomi Mi 8

We will show you through this article how to set a custom ringtone on your Xiaomi Mi 8, especially if this ringtone comes from an MP3 file.

Even better, we’ll show you how to edit your favorite MP3 tracks on your Xiaomi Mi 8. For example, you may want to retain only the chorus of your favorite music as a ringtone for your Xiaomi Mi 8. This is possible through many applications for your Xiaomi Mi 8 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 Xiaomi Mi 8.

How to set a custom ringtone on your Xiaomi Mi 8

Set MP3 music as a ringtone for your Xiaomi Mi 8

Setting an MP3 music as a ringtone on your Xiaomi Mi 8 is relatively easy when you know how to do it.

Indeed, the Android system is well known for its great operability and availabilities, especially on your Xiaomi Mi 8. To set your favorite MP3 music as a ringtone, you need to go through your favorite music player on your Xiaomi Mi 8, or go through the ‘Settings’ menu. In all cases we assume that you have downloaded the desired music on your Xiaomi Mi 8. 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.

How to set a custom ringtone on your Xiaomi Mi 8

Our other articles on Xiaomi Mi 8 can help you.

Go through a music player on your Xiaomi Mi 8

An interesting option to put a custom ringtone on your Xiaomi Mi 8 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 Xiaomi Mi 8: 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 Xiaomi Mi 8. You will then have the choice to set the music played as a ringtone for your Xiaomi Mi 8, or even as an alarm.

Use the “Settings” menu on your Xiaomi Mi 8 to customize the ringtone

Another interesting option is to go through the “Settings” menu of your Xiaomi Mi 8, 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 Xiaomi Mi 8 to find the music you want for your Xiaomi Mi 8. Validate, and your Xiaomi Mi 8 has now a new ringtone!

Customize music as a ringtone on your Xiaomi Mi 8

Numerous applications available on your Xiaomi Mi 8’s ‘Play Store’, such as ‘Ringtone Maker’, allow you to edit and customize ringtones for your Xiaomi Mi 8 at will. To access it, simply go to the Play Store of your Xiaomi Mi 8, then type in the search bar ‘personalization ringtones’ or a similar query.

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 Xiaomi Mi 8. Your imagination will then be almost your only limit for editing the chosen songs.

Customize a ringtone for a single contact

On your Xiaomi Mi 8, 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 Xiaomi Mi 8 screen.

To do so, you can go to the ‘Contacts’ menu of your Xiaomi Mi 8, 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 Xiaomi Mi 8, another ringtone available among the ringtones of your Xiaomi Mi 8, or even the possibility to navigate through the memory of your Xiaomi Mi 8 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 Xiaomi Mi 8.