Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


53 posts

Master Geek


Topic # 7878 18-May-2006 02:18
Send private message

I'm sick of the useless range of Alerts and Ringtones that telecom offer on their own website.

I'm just wondering if its possible to add your own ringtones like you can do with most Vodafone mobiles?

I've got a Sanyo 8200 and want to add the T-Mobile jingle (which i've finally found after spending countless hours searching for it!)
but it's in mp3 format...

like could I change it to the specific format for the sanyo (no idea what the format is) and then upload it to a server then direct my sanyo to the site and try and download it? (just tried it but it won't download the file and save it to the phone it just plays it)

are we locked into telecoms ringtones from their website? that seems rather unfair!








Create new topic
Hawkes Bay
8477 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 36011 18-May-2006 07:22
Send private message

Google 'BitPim' or go to http://www.pccard.co.nz and check out Datapilot







164 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 36014 18-May-2006 08:54
Send private message


53 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 36034 18-May-2006 15:20
Send private message

Hi thanks for all that.


RE the sprintuser.com site - i followed those instructions.

made it into a qcp file etc, i uploaded it to my website and tried to download the qcp file via a "a href" link but the phone just shows garble "AKJ KJK(W*&(*&$(*&#(" etc!

how frustrating!

:)

obvoiusly that link for sprint focus won't work for people in nz will it?

so im just wondering how you get the phone to accept the file you've created as a ringtone download?

note: i don't have a usb cable so don't want to go that route... must be an easier way!





53 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 36035 18-May-2006 15:41
Send private message

Figured it out! :) Thanks very much Andy...

164 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 36039 18-May-2006 16:41
Send private message

Sprint Focus works for those in NZ, just enter 0's in the phone number field, it will provide a URL, enter the URL into your WAP browser and the ringtone will download to your mobile.

290 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 36058 18-May-2006 22:07
Send private message

Alternate upload sites for ya.

1) http://rumkin.com/tools/sprint/
2) http://www.phoneuploader.stellernet.com/

Work just as well if not better... especially the 2nd one.

The article listed above is very handy. Works with video too with a bit of tinkering



53 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 36065 19-May-2006 00:26
Send private message

I just did a bit of tinkering and made up a website for tones...

Would you guys mind checking it out and seeing if its compatible with your own respective mobiles?

I know it works for mine (Sanyo 8200) ...

direct your phone here:
rt.zedfone.com

cheers!

let me know how it goes...



164 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 36072 19-May-2006 08:12
Send private message

Works on my 9000, good work.

290 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 36073 19-May-2006 08:13
Send private message

The T-Mobile one worked for me :)

If you were looking for additions for the site, download and install the uploader on the http://rumkin.com/tools/sprint/ site.

Did you realise you can download a fake file for 5c then overwrite it with anything you like in mp3 format?

Check the post below... MUCH cheaper for sanyos etc and can be mp3 format!

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?ForumId=11&TopicId=3216



Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.