Using the Office theme song as a Treo 650 ringtone

Here are instructions on how to use the theme song from The Office (US version) as a ringtone on a Treo 650, for free. No additional ringtone manager to purchase!

Downloading the .wav file directly into your Treo

  1. From your Treo browser (Blazer), go to www.officetally.com/audio/Office.wav.
  2. On Sprint, you’ll get the following dialog:
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    Tap Yes.
  3. In the Download dialog, choose to save to Sounds, and then tap Yes.
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  4. When the download is complete, tap Save and open.
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  5. Confirm the name of the .wav file, and then tap OK.
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    Note: The transfer will take a bit of time; be patient.
  6. When the transfer is complete, you should see the Manage Sound screen. Confirm that office.wav appears on the list, and then tap Done.
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  7. To assign office.wav as your ringtone, press the Home button, and then tap Prefs > Sound & Alerts > Tones. In the Caller Tone drop-down list, select Office.wav.
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Downloading the .mp3 file and converting it to .wav

  1. Download the Office theme MP3 file over at Life in The Office. (Thanks, Brian!)
  2. Convert the MP3 file to WAV format using any mp3-to-wav file converter program. I use the free application Switch (PC and Mac versions are available). Setting the format to Low Quality, the resulting .wav file came out to be a little over 500k in size, which is good, because you want the file small.image
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  3. Send the .wav file via Bluetooth from your computer to your Treo. On a Mac, click the Bluetooth icon in the menu bar and then choose Send File. The transfer takes a bit of time.
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  4. On your Treo 650, confirm the name of the .wav file, and then tap OK.
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  5. When the transfer is complete, you should see the Manage Sound screen. Confirm that office.wav appears on the list, and then tap Done.
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  6. To assign office.wav as your ringtone, press the Home button, and then tap Prefs > Sound & Alerts > Tones. In the Caller Tone drop-down list, select Office.wav.
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If you don’t have a Bluetooth-enabled computer, you can replace step 3 above with the following:

  1. Move the .wav file to your Treo 650’s SD card. I use Missing Sync.
  2. On your Treo 650, go to VersaMail.
  3. Tap New.
  4. Enter any recipient in the To field. (It doesn’t matter which recipient, since you won’t actually be sending the email.)
  5. Tap Attachment (the paper clip).
  6. For Type, choose Files on Card, and for Files, choose wav.
  7. Select the Office .wav file, tap Add, and then tap Done.
  8. Press the Menu button, and then choose Options > Save To Drafts.
  9. You should now see the Drafts list. Select the draft you just created.
  10. Tap and hold the little yellow square next to the wav file listing, and then choose Select viewer.
  11. For Viewer, choose Sounds, and then tap View.
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