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How To Use Guide: VZW Tones Deluxe/V CAST Tones

VZW Tones Deluxe or V CAST Tones application lets you preview and buy from Verizon Wireless’ extensive catalog of Ringtones, Ringback Tones, and Ringback Tones Jukeboxes. Download, manage, preview, and play the latest Tones content right from your mobile device. VZW Tones Deluxe or V CAST Tones is available on most devices Verizon Wireless offers and available in the Media Center or Get it Now catalog, Google Marketplace, Blackberry, and VZW Mobile Web for download. Application availability and location on the device varies among the different device types.

Getting started – Downloading the application*

Devices with Media Center/Get It Now

In most cases, the VZW Tones Deluxe or V CAST Tones application is preloaded on the device. Follow the steps outlined below to download the application on devices with Media Center.
  1. Select "Media Center" on the device.
  2. Highlight and select the "Music & Tones" category.
  3. Navigate to "Get New Ringtones" and select the category.
  4. Select "Get New Applications".
  5. The device will access the Media Center catalog and VZW Tones Deluxe or V CAST Tones will be displayed.
  6. Select the "VZW Tones Deluxe" or "V CAST Tones" application to download to the device.
Some devices may have Get It Now in the menu. To download from devices with the Get It Nowmenu, follow the steps outlined below.
  1. Select "Get It Now" from the menu on the device.
  2. Select the "Shopping Cart" icon and press "OK" to access the Get It Now catalog.
  3. Navigate to the "Get Tones" category and press "OK" on your device.
  4. Highlight and select the "VZW Tones" application to download on the device.

Android Devices with Marketplace

In most cases, V CAST Tones will be preloaded on the device and can be located in the main menu of the device. If not found in the main menu, the application can be located in the Marketplace application. To download V CAST Tones, follow the steps outlined below.
  1. Select the "Marketplace" icon on the device.
  2. Once Marketplace is opened, select the "Verizon" tab.
  3. Select the "V CAST Tones" application.
  4. Select "Install".
  5. The application will download from the Marketplace.
  6. Once installed, launch the application from the home screen of the device.
If V CAST Tones is not located in the Verizon tab, perform a search in the Marketplace. To perform a search for the application, follow the steps below.
  1. Select the "Search" icon at the top of the Marketplace main page.
  2. Type "V CAST Tones" and press the "Search" icon again.
  3. "V CAST Tones" will appear in the search results.
  4. Select the application and click "Install".

Blackberry Devices

In most cases, V CAST Tones will be preloaded on the device and can be located in the home screen of the device. The application may also be located in the App Center folder on the device. To download the application, follow the steps outlined below.
  1. Select the "VZW Tones Deluxe or "V CAST Tones icon on the device.
  2. Select "I Agree" at the bottom of the BlackBerry Virtual Preload Agreement page.
  3. Select "Download".
  4. After download is complete, launch the application.
  5. If not found on the home screen, launch the application center folder by selecting/pressing on the "App Center" icon.
  6. Select the application from the application center to download to the device.
*Standard data rates may apply for application download.

Browsing Content

There are multiple ways to find content you want using the VZW Tones Deluxe or V CAST Tones application. Users can search for specific titles or artist content or check out the latest in the What’s New or What’s Hot categories.

Find Ringtones or Ringback tones using Search

Can't find what you are looking for? Use Search inside the application to easily find the Title or Artistyou want.
  1. Open the application and select the "Search" button on your device.
  2. You can search by Artist or Title.
  3. Using your keypad, enter the text of what you want to find.

Browse by What's Hot or What's New

Want to see the latest and greatest? Look through the "What's New" category to see the newly released and recently added ringtones and ringback tones. Check out the "What’s Hot" category for the best-selling ringtones and ringback tones.

Preview or Purchasing Content

Preview a Ringtone or Ringback Tone

Once you have selected a ringtone or Ringback Tone that you wish to purchase, you can hear what it sounds like by using the preview feature in the application.
  1. Select the content you wish to preview.
  2. Press the "Preview" or "Play" button to hear the preview.
  3. Press the "Pause" or "Stop" button to stop the play back.
  4. Pressing "Clear" or the back key will return you to the previous menu.

Purchasing Ringtones and Ringback Tones or Bundles

To purchase, follow the steps below.
  1. Navigate to and select the piece of content you want to purchase.
  2. Select "Buy" or "Purchase". You have the option to purchase the ringtone or ringback tone if available. You can also choose to purchase both as a bundle at a discounted price.
  3. Select the "Confirm" or "Purchase" button to confirm the selection.
  4. The Purchase Success screen will display. The user should either press "Download Now" or "Download Later" if using an Android device. If using a different device, the ringtone has already been downloaded and saved to the device.

Setting Your New Ringtone as Your Ringtone

VZW Tones Deluxe or V CAST Tones allows you to set the purchased ringtone as your default ringtone from within the application on most devices. In some cases, the user will have to exit the application and set the ringtone as default from the device menu.
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