Google Pixel 3a - Save a Ringtone

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up to display all apps.
  2. Tap Messages Messages app icon.
  3. If prompted to change the default SMS app, tap NEXT > YES to confirm.
  4. From the Inbox, tap the message containing the ringtone.
  5. Touch and hold the area that surrounds the attachment box.
  6. Tap Save attachment Save icon.
    Note The sound file is saved to your Downloads folder.
  7. If presented with a permissions screen, tap Allow to continue.
  8. Open up the Apps list then tap Files.
  9. Tap and hold the ringtone, then tap the Options icon Options icon (upper-right) then select Move to....
  10. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon.
  11. Navigate: Device name > Ringtones, then tap MOVE (bottom-right).
    Note If not listed tap the Options icon (upper-right) then tap Show internal storage.
  12. To set the ringtone, refer to Set Ringtones.