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Our online glossary is here to help you make sense of the terminology used in the cell phone industry. It covers mobile technologies, such as 3G and 4G, and even includes a bit of information on smartphone operating systems and the companies that make the cell phones and other mobile technology devices we all use.

What is "Custom Ringtones"?

While all phones come with pre-installed ringtones, these are typically digitalized sounds. Users can however select their own sounds and songs to be ringtones, even able to edit certain parts of songs to denote as a ringtone. Smartphones also allow the assignment of ringtones for various tasks, so it is possible to have one ringtone for incoming calls, another for messages, and so on for other notifications.

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