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Old 02-11-2008, 06:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I searched the owners manual on the 8830 and could not find any information on using mp3 files for ring tones. Can you use downloaded I-Pod files?
Any help would be appreciated.
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DRM iPod files, no. Burn to a CD and get the DRM removed and put it back on your BB. Make sure, for a ringtone, it is under 30 seconds and less than 512kb in size.
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as long as they are not protected itunes files you can transfer them to the device. once you have them on the device go to the media player > music > select the file you want as a ringtone > menu > set as ringtone.



or go to profiles, advanced > menu > edit (the profile you wish to edit) > scroll to phone > click trackball > ringtone > menu > change option > browse > select the mp3 you wish to use.

both of these will change the ringtone for every call. for specific callers go into your address book, select a contact > menu > add custom phone tune

or for a really easy explaination read JS' post
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DRM iPod files, no. Burn to a CD and get the DRM removed and put it back on your BB. Make sure, for a ringtone, it is under 30 seconds and less than 512kb in size.
Does the 30 second and 512kb limits apply to an 8830 with 1GB extra storage?
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first off, your ring time until voicemail on most carriers is only 15 seconds. You can call your carrier and adjust that up to 30 seconds at the top. No more.

So nothing more than 30 seconds will play.
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