Question about LG Shine KE970 Cellular Phone
I am trying to ringtones from my computerr to my lg shinee...they are in mp3 format but when i put them....i go under audio and ringtones....but when i go to that ringtone it does not allow me to apply it as a ringtone?? how come??
SOLUTION!!! (for those with a memory card but no usb cable!)
I’ve been having the same problem in trying to find a way to set my music as ringtones. Here’s what you can do:
-Make sure the file is appropriate.. 30 seconds or less, mp3 format
-When you add your music to the memory card, it shows up as a song but not as a ringtone right?
The solution is to create a different folder rather than using the “Music” folder the phone automatically creates for you. Transfer your music to this new folder you’ve created. The ringtones should show up as long as it fits the requirements! :] Hope this helps!
Posted on Aug 18, 2008
Gahhh.. I seriously spent hours trying to figure out how to get my ringtone to work, and I FINALLY found the solution.
Simply import your ringtone file to http://makeownringtone.com/ and redownload the ringtone and then copy and paste the file onto your microsd card.
Works like a charm :). I hope this helps.
Posted on Jun 22, 2008
Using the site MySugarCat provided (http://makeownringtone.com) I made an mp3 ringtone at about 20 seconds and 200KBs. bitrate at 80, downloaded to my computer, copied to a microSD card through a couple adaptors (short and sweet, got it on my microSD card) in a folder called "other", just popped it in the phone, and the ringtone shows up under the ringtones menu now.
If that doesnt work, try going to my stuff, find the folder you put it in (named something besides audio, pictures, or videos), the RT should be there, copy it, and paste it to the phone memory, the audio and ringtones folder should popup automatically.
step 1: http://makeownringtone.com/, make sure the file is under 300KB
step 2: download
step 3: transfer to microsd card, in a folder marked other (or something random)
step 4: insert card into phone
step 5: if it doesnt show up under audio and ringtones now, goto 6, otherwise 7
step 6: main menu > my stuff > memory card > random folder (you names this earlier) > locate rt.mp3 > options > copy > handset memory > audio & ringtones folder > paste
step 7: set as rintone.
Mine is a cu720, ATT locked LG shine. Phone manufacturers being phone manufacturers I'd assume the OS is about the same for other versions, so these steps should work.
Posted on Sep 14, 2008
I have had my LG Shine for about a month. I say this because it might be important to note that its hardware version is CU720 Rev1.1, Firmware Version KLRZ-4.0.90201C and Software Version CU720-MSM4090201C-V10g-NOV-22-2007-ATT-US. Having said all that, you might qualify what I have found DOES work. I have a 2GB micro SD memory card from SanDisk (approx. $30). I am also using a USB cable (approx. $20) (off eBay for the LG Chocolate, it seems any USB cable with the right connector for the phone will work...i.e. 4-pin, correct form factor, etc.). So--I have not verified the 300Kb limit exactly, but I can presume it's probably correct. Everything I've transfered to the phone over 300k has not worked ("file too large" error message) and everything under has. I pick a song I like in MP3 format (I'm using iTunes--doesn't matter though. ATT advertises that AAC and other formats will work, but I haven't tried them). I crop the song using any software (e.g. Creative Wavestudio...came with my PC sound card, although I'm sure plenty of other shareware software is available). Now, I've found that a 24 second clip with a stereo OR mono signal sampled at 96kbps will produce a file size under 300kb. If you leave the bit rate at 128kbps the file size will be above 300kb, so I accepted the loss in quality and haven't been able to tell any difference with the LG speaker against any of the other MP3 songs I've played through the phone's speaker (possibly you will notice a difference with a good headset/headphones, etc. ...haven't gotten there yet). Once I crop the MP3 file (under 300kb gives me around 24 seconds, tops), I just save it as an MP3 file at 96kbps, stereo, 44.1k sample rate, etc.) Then I plug the USB cable into the PC, then into the phone, and the Shine says USB connection as mass storage device. The PC will prompt to open a writeable window or you can open "my computer" and find the removable drive and double click it to open it. At this point I copy the file, open the window for the phone and then double click the "Audios" folder in the memory card and paste the file. (You should be able to drag-and-drop the file, but I've seen some older posts indicating this might not work). Once this is done you can cancel the USB connection using the phone and then the file will show up as an mp3 file that you can assign as a default ringtone or assign to individual contacts. So, there it is. I will say that this procedure (except for the USB connection mode as "mass storage") was all in my users manual. I've seen instructions suggesting "music sync" mode or "data service" mode (all under settings/connection), but my LG Shine seems to default to "mass storage" and it has been working for me. Also note, that the full length songs I upload, I put in the "Music" folder on the memory card and they show up and play under the music player with no problem. ---Hope all this helps, typical verbose explanation coming from an engineer. :-)
Posted on Jun 11, 2008
Use a program like audacity to trim the song to under 300 kb.
Posted on Jan 01, 2008
Im just gonna say,
its just a ringtone..
get over it if it doesn't work.
put the phone on vibrate if you dont like the ones handed to you.
Posted on Jul 24, 2008
I don't even get the option of putting my songs as ringtones. I have a song that is 280 KB and 17 seconds and it doesn't even I dont even get any options aside from Erase, Erase all and File Info :(
Damn I really wanna find out how to do this, do i have to put the file in a folder when I upload my SD card or something?
Posted on Jan 18, 2008
How do you make a song under 300 kb? i have ringtones and just need to do that. someone please help,it will be greatly aperciated. : )
Posted on Dec 31, 2007
Most likely the same problem I was running into. Apparently the filesize is capped at 300kb. If the music file you are looking at is greater than that amount, it will not give you the option of setting it as a ringtone. Quite disappointing really. Good luck.
Posted on Dec 07, 2007
Its a software you care download to your computer to make ringtones..its called avs ringtone maker works wonderfully but you have the internet on your phone just use myxertones.com or phonezoo.com and their both FREE!!!
Posted on Jun 29, 2008
The ringtones on the shine will only play for 19 secs or so. this phone has a short ringing-duration before it swithes to voicemail. so i do all my ringtones as 30secs or less otherwise it will not set the tone. it will also play mpeg-4 files but not set them as they are far to large. My previous phone had i-tunes (mp4) and i had 100 songs on my mSD card. Much to my surprise when i put the card in the shine and opened the mp3 player, all the songs showed up(including the mp3 tones i had on it)! The only problem: well the file-name system is different between the two, so they all had names like 154hr8y7.mp4. sucks. and when i try to change file names with the phone it shuts down and restarts
Posted on Dec 24, 2007
Do you have picture messaging? If you do, just go to ventones.com, click on mobile uploader on the left side, upload your ringtone and click send to your mobile phone. It will send it the audio as a message and just go to view attachment, save it, and set as a ringtone. I have been doing this for 2 years with my LG shine. Hope this helps!
Posted on Jul 27, 2009
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Posted on Jul 18, 2009
It should work. I have found that you should only go for 27 seconds or even less!!!!
If it shows up in "my stuff", audio/ringtones, highlight the ring tone, go to options/set as.....'ringtone' and it will give you a ding with a check mark.
You then have to go to ringtone ID and check that also. If it won't let you do it, the music file is too long........cut it to say, 25 sec.
Hope this helps!
Posted on Oct 15, 2008
Well. i'm having problem with my lg shine. i put music in my phone and stuff and it work. but the problem is that i want to set it as my ring tone. i put the music under 300 kb and then i have it as a mp3.
it always says that its non acceptable content... whatt the??? any any one help me please.
Posted on Dec 14, 2007
I honestly think the phone is a piece of ****... It's been nothing but trouble since I got it... what 2 weeks ago? I too have cut the size of the Mp3 file down to under 12 seconds; and it still doesn't give me the option of saving it as a ringtone. The worst part is even if I did pay for the ringtones... They never have the songs I want. What a bunch of BS!
Posted on Jul 06, 2008
Once I cut a song on Itunes to put on my Shine... where in Itunes do I go to create an MP3? My itunes wont let me. It says create AAC which is not what i need. Any suggestions?
Posted on Jan 15, 2008
Create a folder
Posted on Sep 03, 2015
My mp3 tone not suported the ringing tone.
Posted on Mar 08, 2011
I went to http://www.makeownringtone.com/ and my song, now ringtone, ended up in my itunes, ringtone section. So i:
-Right clicked the song
- Went down to where it says "Show in Playlist." When you have your cursor on that theres another drop down menu for Music or Recently added i think.
- I clicked Music and now the ringtone is in my Itunes Music section. From there, I transfered the song via bluetooth on my Mac, to LG shine and it works.
Hope that helps ;)
Posted on Jul 04, 2009
Try to cut the ringtone down to about 18 seconds i think thats about the max most att phones will let your created ringtone be
Posted on Jan 31, 2009
For all lg shine users to set ring tones the must be under 17 seconds and about 250 kb, if they do not meet the requierments they will be to large to use. i highly doubt u can set text alerts other then the ones pre set to the phone that sucks more then anything
Posted on Jan 02, 2009
Http://www.myxer.com/ this should help you, just make your own, get a mp3 cutter, here is a free program http://home.hccnet.nl/p.luijer/ cut the part out that you want, usually about 20-27 sec long, (for a ringtone) and myxer will send you a text message with a link in it, if you have unlimited data plan it won't cost you a thing, so once again, download the cutter program from the second link(freeware program, works like a charm) then cut out the part from the song and then go to myxer.com and make your own ringtone, easy and free, but if you don't have a data plan it will cost you for the download so be carefull
Posted on Oct 22, 2008
The only solution i have to this problem is just the bluetooth is from somone elses phone to urs.
Posted on Oct 22, 2008
Don't really have a soultion i agree these shines are ****, two year contract and i'm stuck, can't have decent ringtones, I don't have internet on it, so I can get free tunes sent to me, but can't access them, I loved my razor and wish I had not upgraded, or downgraded which ever, can't get the texting capabilities on razor or the free messenger set up, if I can do that my ol razor is coming back out...
Posted on Oct 16, 2008
I have same problem my file is less than 300kb but in cellephone there is no option for set az ring tone
Posted on Jul 22, 2008
Will anyone answer this ringtone problem??
Posted on Jul 16, 2008
Posted on May 24, 2008
Im having the same problem.
anyone know a working solution besides cutting the music?
Posted on Mar 28, 2008
make your own ringtones and send them to your phone for FREE!!!
Posted on Mar 17, 2008
You need to change the file type to .midi or mid
Posted on Feb 22, 2008
Have a look to the comment below. Your Phone needs a firmware update when available.
Most of the "baddies" of the phone are software-related.
I could not care less that LG made one of the best-looking devices on the market as long as its firmware has so many bugs (minor and major).
Anyway, if we get past these, we are left with a low capacity battery and low functionality of the USB and EDGE connectivity.
Also the multimedia part is somewhat tricky to use and doesn't comply to the standards required nowadays.
The phone will not disappoint buyers as these problems of the phone are not so easy to discover and only a full user of the device will be able to find them.
There's a big chance that the handset might have other problems that were not mentioned here, but after only 1 week of testing, this is what I could find
Posted on Feb 06, 2008
Apparently Rogers has put a block on the ringtones, and you can only use the ones that you buy from them for this phone :(
Posted on Jan 02, 2008
You have to somehow cut the song down to UNDER 300KB. From there, the only way I've been able to work is to literally e-mail my song file from my computer, to my phone as a text message. This is the only luck I've had, lemme know if you have any luck.
You can e-mail the song file as an attatchment in an e-mail to your cell phone's TXT messaging address, which should be this:
The zero's being your cell phone number (Including area code)
From there, simply open the text message once received on your phone (Can take up to 5 minutes) and then go to options>view attachment>select the sound file>save
Its a bit of work, but it seems to work for me.
I hope I've helped.
Posted on Feb 06, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
If you want to get free ringtone's off the computer for you lg then go to youtube.com and type in ringtone's for lg and it will show you a variety of clips you can choose from,
when you find the one you like, follow it along. You should get your
ringtone's soon after that.
Hope this helps
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