How to set ringtone on moto x force,moto x play and moto x style

Note: The procedure to set a custom ringtone for messages, phone calls you receive and application notifications in Moto X Force, Moto X Play and Moto X Style is same. Continue reading to choose music of your choice as ringtone for whatever you want and do not get bored anymore by the default ringtones which you get out of the box.

Many Motorola smartphone users end up installing third party applications to set ringtone in their device. I suggest not to download and install any application to set a ringtone of your choice for the calls, messages and app notifications. You could easily achieve the same by following these simple steps described below.

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Follow these simple steps to set custom ringtone on Moto X Force or Moto X Play or Moto X Style

  1. Connect your Motorola phone to the computer with the supplied USB cable. Make sure that Mass Storage is enabled so that you could copy files present in your PC into the internal storage of your device.
  2. After connecting your phone to your personal computer or laptop, find the folder called Ringtones in the phone’s internal storage.
  3. Copy all the music files of your choice into the Ringtones folder and disconnect your phone from PC.
  4. You shall be able to find all the selectively copied music files in your phone’s ringtone settings.

If you are wondering how to select a ringtone from settings, follow the below steps.

  1. Open the Settings application
  2. Touch Sound & notification
  3. Select the option Phone ringtone
  4. Choose a ringtone from the list

You need to have a File Manager or File Explorer installed in your smartphone if you do not have a computer. You can download file manager from Google Play store. Link –

  1. Open your file explorer and then find the audio files you want to use as custom ringtones in your Moto X Force or Moto X Play or Moto X Style.
  2. Copy the desired files.
  3. Paste the files into the ‘Ringtones’ folder present in your phone’s internal storage.
  4. Go directly to ringtone settings to set ringtone of your choice. You could find all your copied music files along with the default ones.

Add custom message tones and notification tones in Moto X Force, Moto X Play and Moto X Style

The procedure to set a custom message tone or notification tone is all same. Just copy the music files into Ringtones folder and then find the message ringtone settings to select the ringtone. You could also set a custom notification tone for each app too. To the notification tones for apps like Gmail, Yahoo mail, Facebook, Twitter etc.., all you need to do is to find the notification settings of the application and choose a ringtone.

Set a different ringtone for each contact in your Moto X Force, Moto X Play and Moto X Style

  1. Open ‘Contacts’ application.
  2. Find the contact for which you want to set a different ringtone.
  3. Touch on that contact and under ringtones, tap on the option ‘default’.
  4. Select the ringtone and touch OK.

Please do write in the comments section below if you still face any difficulty in setting a custom ringtone.

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