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How to Download Free Ringtones

Posted in Free Ringtones on April 28th, 2007

Ringtones are very popular these days. People personalize their mobile phones with different ringtones using several file formats, either monotonic, polyphonic and even full-length songs in mp3 or MIDI format.

You can either buy ringtones or get them for free. So where do you find free tones and music? The Internet. There you can find loads and loads of tones to choose from. Different websites have thousands of tones in online libraries, categorized by genre or classification, so you’ll not have a hard time finding the ringtone you’ve always wanted. So – how can you get these free tones and music for your cell phone? There are few simple steps.

First, check your mobile phone to make sure it’s compatible with the type of tones that you want. Say, for example, you want to use a ringtone in mp3 format – to use it, your phone should be able to use mp3 tones.

Once you find a tone you like on the Internet, you can ensure your phone is compatible with it by opening your WAP browser and typing the tone’s URL. After you’ve confirmed that it’s compatible, save the ringtone on your phone.

So how do you download the tone you want? Once you’ve found it, you can download it by clicking on the ringtone of your choice. A new window will pop up with a WAP address that you must enter into your phone’s WAP browser.

When it comes to searching for your free tone using a web browser, you should specify the song and enter the title or description into a search engine. And if you are unable to find the free polyphonic tone you are searching for on your first try, use more specific terms. You can add the format type like “Britney.mid” for polyphonic ringtone or “greenday.mp3” for a song or “always.3gp” for the video ringtone. Also remember to include the words “free ringtone” to narrow your search.

You can also download ringtones by using a data cable to transfer it to your phone. Data cables can be found at electronics stores or you can visit elite-wireless.com to find one compatible to your phone. You can also check tagshop.com, where you can find cables for a wide range of cell phone brands and models.

So that’s how you can download and get your free ringtone right away!