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FRITZ!Box 7360 Service

Configuring ring tones for FRITZ!Fon

FRITZ!Fon allows you to select different ring tones. In addition to your standard ring tone, you can also set the following special ring tones:

  • different ring tones for incoming numbers
  • ring tones for particular telephone book entries
  • ring tone for important persons from the FRITZ!Box telephone book
  • ring tone for internal calls
  • ring tone for the alarm

You can also adjust the ringer volume with the telephone's menu. There you can also select the increasing ring function.

Requirements / Restrictions

  • Only FRITZ!Fon models with color displays allow you to configure your own ring tone. Other FRITZ!Fon models do not support this function.
  • In order to use your own ring tone, a USB storage device must be connected to the FRITZ!Box and the USB remote connection may not be enabled for USB storage media in the FRITZ!Box user interface (under "Home Network > USB Devices > USB remote connection").

    Note:After you have added your own ring tone, you can remove the USB storage device or reactivate the USB remote connection.

  • Your own ring tone must be an MP3 file with a sampling rate of 16 kHz, 22.5 kHz, 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz and must be at least 8 seconds long.

1 Configuring your own ring tone

Preparations

DECT encryption must be enabled in order to use the convenience functions offered by your FRITZ!Fon:

  1. Click "DECT" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Base Station" in the "DECT" menu.
  3. Enable the option "Permit only secure DECT connections (recommended)" in the "Security" section.
  4. Click "Apply" to save your settings.
  5. If the option was disabled, you must then restart the FRITZ!Box once using the user interface ("System > Backup > Restart").

Adding your own ring tone

  1. Click "DECT" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Cordless Telephones" in the "DECT" menu.
  3. Click the button (Edit) for the relevant telephone.
  4. Click on the "Ring Tones" tab.
  5. Click the "Add a ring tone" button.
  6. Click the "Choose File" button and select the desired ring tone (MP3 file).
  7. Click "OK" to save the settings.

In order for the telephone to use this ring tone, you must select "Own ring tone" as the standard ring tone in the telephone (see section "Selecting the standard ring tone").

2 Selecting the standard ring tone

The telephone uses the standard ring tone whenever you receive a call from a source for which you selected the setting "Handset setting", "Handset external ring" or "Handset internal ring" in the user interface.

  1. Press the "Menu" key on the telephone.
  2. Scroll to "Settings" and press "OK".
  3. "Audio" > "OK" > "Ring tone"
  4. Select the desired ring tone.
  5. Click "OK" to save the setting.

3 Configuring different ring tones for your incoming numbers

If your telephone reacts to several numbers, you can configure a different ring tone for each of the telephone numbers. This way you can immediately tell which number the caller dialed when you receive a call:

  1. Click "DECT" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Cordless Telephones" in the "DECT" menu.
  3. Click the button (Edit) for the relevant telephone.
  4. Enable the option "React only to the following numbers".
  5. Select the numbers the telephone should react to when you receive calls.

    Note:After assigning ring tones, you can once again enable the option "React to all numbers".

  6. Click "OK" to save the settings.
  7. Click the button (Edit) for the relevant telephone.
  8. Click on the "Ring Tones" tab.
  9. From the drop-down lists, select the desired ring tone for all of the telephone numbers.
  10. Click "OK" to save the settings.

4 Assigning ring tones to specific telephone book entries

With your telephone you can assign special ring tones to individual telephone book entries so that you can immediately tell who is calling you:

  1. Press the "Menu" key on the telephone.
  2. Scroll to "Telephone book" and press "OK".
  3. Scroll to the desired entry and press "OK".
  4. Select the option "Edit".
  5. Scroll to the ring tone you would like to assign and press "OK".
  6. Select the desired ring tone from the list.
  7. Press "OK" to save the settings.

5 Configuring ring tones for internal calls, important persons, and the alarm

  1. Click "DECT" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Cordless Telephones" in the "DECT" menu.
  3. Click the button (Edit) for the relevant telephone.
  4. Click on the "Ring Tones" tab.
  5. Select ring tones for internal calls, important persons, and the alarm.

    Note:For the alarm you can also select any web radio station that you set up under "Home Network > Media Server > Web radio".

  6. Click "OK" to save the settings.

6 Setting the ringer volume

  1. Press the "Menu" key on the telephone.
  2. Scroll to "Settings" and press "OK".
  3. "Audio" > "OK" > "Volume" > "OK" > "Ringer"
  4. Select the desired volume.
  5. If you want the ringer volume to increase, select "Options" and then "increasing". The ringer volume then increases to the desired volume.