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Help Can't set default ringtone as alarm ringtone


Dec 14, 2009
Before I force updated to 2.0.1 using the instruction provided on this forum, I used to be able to use my default ringtone as my alarm ringtone without any problem. I can't seem to do this after the update. For example, my ringtone was set to "Empire State of Mind" by Jay-Z and if I set an alarm then it would automatically go with that song. But now it just rings with the stock alarm ringtones. It's not like I did anything to make it work before so I don't know why it's not working after the update.
LOL. MASSIVE FAIL. haha. I erased my SD card after I force updated to 2.0.1 so maybe that has something to do with it. I don't know...I want to fix this fast.

I think i had similar problem, i had to factory reset the phone and format the SD before factory reset. And after factory reset, i just made these folders in the SD card, and it worked.


  • Media
    • Audio
      • Notifications
      • Ringtones
      • Alarms
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still not working for me. I don't want to have to manually put my ringtone into a folder called alarms. I didn't have to do this before...why start now? It's too much of a hassle. Man I wish I didn't force update my phone and format my SD card. Not sure what folders were there originally.

Have you tried using Rings Extended or Ringdroid apps see if it works with those. I believe both of these are free in the market place.
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I just solved this problem with the free app Rings Extended. When you choose n e ring tone it will give you the option to use the default Android ringtone picker or Rings Extended which allows you to choose any file in your music folder. Dunno what file types are supported, I used an Mp3 and it worked perfectly. I now have the Zelda morning hyrule field as my alarms sound.
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