How To Assign A Ringtone To A Contact On Pixel And Pixel XL

For those that have a Google Pixel or Pixel XL, you may want to know how assign a ringtone to a contact on Pixel and Pixel XL. The reason for this would be to assign a ringtone to a contact for a particular person when calling or an alarm that will remind you of a specific task. Below we’ll explain how you can assign a ringtone to a contact on Pixel and Pixel XL.



How to assign a ringtone to a contact Pixel and Pixel XL 

The process to assign a ringtone to a contact on Pixel and Pixel XL is very easy. You have the option to set custom ringtones for each individual contact, and set custom sounds for text messages as well. The follow steps below to set custom ringtones:

  1. Turn on the Pixel or Pixel XL.
  2. Go to the Dialer app.
  3. Browse and select the contact you want to edit a ring tone for.
  4. Select the pen-shaped icon to edit the contact.
  5. Then select the “Ringtone” button.
  6. A popup window will show up with all your ringtone sounds.
  7. Browse and select the song you want to use as a ringtone.
  8. If the ringtone you made isn’t listed hit “Add” and find it in your device storage, then select it.


The instructions above should change the specific ringtone for one individual contact on your Pixel or Pixel XL. While all other calls will use the standard default sound from settings, and any contact you customize will have their own custom tune. The best reason to create a custom ringtone on the Pixel or Pixel XL is to make things more personal, and it’ll allow you to know who’s calling without ever looking at your Google Pixel.




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