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3 Super Fast Easy Ways To Set Any Sound As Ringtone On Your Phone

Smartphones have become a very important part of our lives and we love to make the most out of them. We often try to tweak and customize every aspect of it. Most of us change themes and install custom ROMs on our smartphones to change the look and feel of the interface. As we all know Android is all about modificatioins and customizations, and if you have been trying to chop out your favourite piece of audio and use it as your ringtone or notification tone, we have some help for you. Here are 3 useful apps that let you chop audio files and add your favourite melody as a tone.

MP3 cutter Ringdroid

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You will find thousands of apps which look like the one you are looking for, but if you are an old Android user, you must have learnt the skill of choosing the right app out of the bunch. Ringdroid is also one of those right apps which come for free on Google Playstore and allows you to create and save audios that you wish to use as a ringtone, alarm or notification tones from already existing audio files on the phone.

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How To Use

Install the Ringroid app on your Android smartphone and follow the steps to create a tone.

  • Select the audio file you want to use as your ringtone (The first screen will show up the already existing audio files in your phone).
  • On the next screen you can either crop the desired portion of audio file or can select the whole file and then tap on Floppy (Save) icon.
  • On the next dialog box, you can rename the file and set it as ringtone, alarm or notification tone.

App Size

332 KB


  • Easy to use interface
  • Very small size
  • Good response


  • No other use
  • Files load slowly in some phones

Mp3 Cutter & Ringtone Maker

It is another free app available on Google Playstore that allows you to cut the best part of your audio song and save it as your Ringtone/Alarm/Music Files/Notification tones. You can make your own MP3 ringtones in simple steps within no time. It also allows you to live record an audio and chop out the best parts out of it.

Supported Formats

MP3, WAV, AAC, AMR and some more audio formats.

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How To Use

Follow these steps to make a ringtone once you have inistalled the apps:

  • Open the app’s interface and tap on Cut a Song/Music.
  • On the next screen choose the length of the tone
  • When the desired part is cropped click on the floppy (SAVE) icon on top.
  • You will see a dialog box followed by these steps, from here you can select and use it for Rongtone/ Music/Alarm/Notification.

App Size

878 KB


  • Easy to use interface
  • Find previously saved audio on under the saved audio option.


  • Annoying ads

ES File Explorer

ES File Explorer is a free file and application manager for both local and networked usage. You can use it to navigate to the audio file directory and play the file using inbuilt ES media player. ES FIlw Explorer can manage files, open zipped files, explore multimedia and also supports cloud storage apps like Dropbox, Sugarsync, Google drive, Yadex and many more. You can also arrange files and folders on your phone remotely using a PC. The good thing about this file manager is that it comes with inbuilts launchers which support most type of media files.


Pop-up will appear from there select the set ringtone option.

How To Use

  • Download and install ES File Explorer from Google Play.
  • Go to Settings >> Sound >> Phone Ringtone. Now, instead of the usual ringtone selection menu, Android prompts you to select a suitable app.
  • Select ES File Explorer on this list and choose “Just Once” or “Always”.
  • ES File Explorer will list all the stored files and folders, and you can browse them and select your preferred track as ringtone.

App Size

6.06 MB


  • Supports multiple language
  • Inbuilt ZIP and RAR support
  • Text viewers and editors
  • Fuctions as FTP and WebDAv client


  • Not only for ringtones
  • Cannot chop out the the desired part out of audio


We have mentioned the 3 most trusted and useful ringtone making apps on Playstore, there are many other apps that can be used as an alternative but these are the tried and tested ones. These are easy to use, small in size and do not effect the quality of the audio in any case. Let us know if you find out some more interesting apps that one must have in our Android phones.


Abhinav Singh

Abhinav Singh, a software engineer who is very much interested in social engineering. He is responsible to manage all the social media profiles of Gadgets To Use. He also has a hobby of tracking new apps and gadgets and to share them with our readers as well.