Removing ringtone size limitation (Q9H)

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  1. dan j

    dan j New Member

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    That did it! I needed to switch to the Smartphone files.

    Thanks,
    dan
  2. -russ

    -russ New Member

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    hi all. just got my q9h today, great phone! but the only down side is at&t.....as normal lol.

    anyway. i was starting to pull my hair out trying to figure out why the q wouldnt see any custom ringtones i put on it. so its lucky i found this site =)

    so, i have resco downloaded and installed. im in the registery but i do not see the "filesizelimit" folder.

    im in the "sounds" folder, but just do not see a filesizelimit listed down here.

    am i missing somthing?

    thanks.
  3. -russ

    -russ New Member

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    NVM, sorry, was looking for a folder called filesizelimit lol. didnt see the sinlge file right at the bottom.

    THANKS!! to the poster and everyone for givng out all the help and tips for this!!

    mine works! =)
  4. BenKrishman

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    I was able to remove the filesize limit and use ringtones that I would like. However I can't select any of the mp3's in the My Ringtones folder for Text messages. When I try to select the sound options it just shows files that came with the phone, none of the mp3's that I have put in the My Ringtones folder.

    Is there any reason I can't see these files for text message tone? Is there any way to fix this?
  5. cindra

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    Not sure of an answer here for you, but just be aware that text and email tones play all the way through...there is no way to stop them from playing so you may want to rethink assigning a long file to these. (Which may solve your problem, after all!) :smile:
  6. BenKrishman

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    Yeah, the tone I'm planning on using is 1-2 seconds long so thats not an issue. I think I remember being able to pick an mp3 earlier but now none of them will show up.
  7. Behemoth85

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    I can not seem to find this registry to expand the filesize for ringtones.

    Can someone please send a private message with step by step instructions as to where I need to go on my phone to unlock the size restriction. Also, if I possibly need to download a program, any suggestions are more than welcomed.

    Thanks.
  8. n99hockey

    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    are you using a registry editor?
  9. Behemoth85

    Behemoth85 New Member

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    I don't have any kind of editor at the moment. Which one is recommended?
  10. n99hockey

    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    well theres your problem
    i use total commander
    others use resco...its personal preference...
    head to the official software thread in the software forum for the links and see which you like
  11. ninjaap

    ninjaap Moderator

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    For text messages and other alerts (other than ring tones) you have to move them to: Application Data\Sounds.
  12. mexiken

    mexiken New Member

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    I made this

    Might be useful to you and everyone else.
  13. cindra

    cindra Active Member

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    It was useful to me! The ringtone thing never bothered me enough to hack the registry until recently. I was scared to go in there and really bullocks something up. :tounge: I followed your instructions/pictures and it was like 20 seconds and done! It was so easy I'm slapping myself for not doing it earlier!

    The screenshots really helped, mexiken, thank you. :smile:
  14. mexiken

    mexiken New Member

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    I'm glad they did. Some people prefer the visual approach.

    Glad you got it. Enjoy.
  15. jb0615

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    This is just what I needed! I have a current thread about not being able to save ringtones made with Vito Ringtone Editor in my sounds folder. I was only able to save 2 songs and noticed they were small files. I searched for a hack to increase the allowed size of sound files for ringtones and found this post. Thanks so much for this! The only thing that was different for me is that I coiuld not delete the DWORD. I had to make it bigger, so I just added a couple zeros on the end! That worked! Thanks a mil! jb0615
  16. truax503

    truax503 New Member

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    Can't Find "FileSizeLimit"

    Please tell me what I'm doing wrong...

    1. I've downloaded the PHM Registry Editor.
    2. Went to HKEY_CURRENT USER
    3. Clicked on ControlPanel
    4. Clicked on Sounds
    5. Could not find "FileSizeLimit" folder
    6. I pressed the "Values" key on the lower left of the screen where there are two options: AllSounds & Ringtones. I searched in both of those folders, but neither gives me a "FileSizeLimit" folder
    Okay, seriously...what am I missing? The original post in this thread makes it sound so easy & it probably is, but I've searched everywhere and still no luck.

    Your help will be greatly appreciated.
  17. n99hockey

    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    well its not a folder its a file (DWORD)
    and the point of the hack was to delete it so you can use any size file

    so if you dont have it you either: dont have a Q9h or its already been removed and try to use a file over 300kb
  18. ninjaap

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    When you get to the Sounds folder, scroll ALL the way down. It's past the subfolders.
  19. mexiken

    mexiken New Member

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    Here is the updated link for removing the ringtone limitation. We've undergone a radical transformation, and the forum now uses Vbulletin, enjoy !!!!
  20. helloq24

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    How do you use the music files I got off my computer to become ringtones? I am having a hard time with this? Thanks.

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