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Samsung A660 and mp3 Ringtones

Can anyone help me -- is it possible to load mp3 ringtones onto a Samsung A660 phone from a PC? If so, please describe how it is done. Thanks. DLB

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perhaps a midi file instead?

the samsung sph-a660 doesn't support mp3 files. it does support midi files tho.

If you want to try anyway, try using a mobile phone uploader on the web. upload the file using their tool and put in your phone number. It'll send you an sms with a URL, just go to that url using the phone browser and it should download. you'll probably get a file type not supported or some sort of error message. If the mp3 file does work, plz let me know.


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Follow-Up Question

In reply to: perhaps a midi file instead?

Nick -- Appreciate the reply, very helpful. I think you are right, it will take a midi file instead of an mp3 to load onto the A660 as a ringtone. Here is a follow-up question. I'm doing this for a friend who has an A660. What if she does not have web browsing activated on her phone? Am I out of luck in terms of transferring the midi file as a ringtone, or is there another way to transfer the file to the phone as a ringtone?

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yeah but...

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Yeah there is another way. Theres a program called BitPim that is suppose to be able load ringtones, applications, and sync up you adress book. I've never used it myself because its a real hassle to get to work. You'll need a samsung data cable, the drivers and bitpim itself. Im not totally sure it works with the sph-a660 but if you dont have the web than its your best shot.

you can download bitpim for free at

cables will cost you anywhere from 5 to 20 bucks and the drivers you can usually find on the net for free.

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Be sure to check their compatability list

In reply to: yeah but...

...before you buy non-samsung software. These 3rd party apps are notorious for having short compatability lists.

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