How To Set Video Ringtone on Huawei/Honor Smartphones

Smartphone let us choose any audio file and set it as a ringtone. However, there might be some time, where you might have wondered whether we can set any video file as our ringtone or not? Fortunately, in this post, we will bring the solution for the Huawei and Honor smartphone users. In this article, I will share with you how to set video ringtone on Huawei/Honor smartphones.

You might have gotten bored of the still images of your contacts and would want to change it to a video file of them and give your smartphone a new feel and look. Moreover, with this guide, you will definitely are going to turn a lot of heads around you with these unique video ringtones on your Huawei and Honor devices.

Video Ringtone feature is a newly added feature to the EMUI 9.1 update. However, it is limited to Huawei P30 and Nova 4 series smartphones while other Huawei devices are expected to soon get the feature along with the EMUI 9.1 update. You can check all the new features, a list of supported smartphones and how to check for the update about the EMUI 9.1 in my article that I have previously covered from the link below;

This feature as already mentioned above is strictly for the EMUI 9.1 update and the device supporting it. Moreover, if you have received the new update then, you can go ahead and try to set the video ringtone by following the below-mentioned procedure. So, without any further ado, let us get straight into the article itself;

What is Video Ringtone Feature?

With the new update to the EMUI to 9.1, it brings a lot of new features on board for various Huawei and Honor devices. You will be amazed by the features and the tweaks that this EMUI update brings along and you can read the complete list with details in the article link mentioned above.

Video Ringtone lets you set any of your favorite Video files as a Ringtone for all of your contacts. This can be a great way to customize your smartphone as you can set any of the happy moments or your favorite videos of your friends or families and set them as your Video Ringtone. Moreover, this feature is in-built with EMUI 9.1, and you do not need to install any third-party application or root your device in order to use this feature. The method is simple and easy and you just need to tweak a few settings and you are good to go.

How To Set Video Ringtone on Huawei/Honor Smartphones

[dropcap]Note: This feature is currently available in Nova 4, P30 Lite, P30, and P30, and may also depend on the region. However, it will be rolled out to all models of the Nova series and previous models with EMUI 9.1 update.[/dropcap]

Please follow the below methods on your Huawei/Honor smartphones to set any video file as your Video Ringtone;

  1. Firstly, turn ON your Huawei/Honor smartphone.
  2. Now, head to launch the Dialer app.
  3. Then, go to “Settings” of the dialer app.
  4. Select Ringtones & vibration >> Ringtone.
  5. Tap on Video ringtones and choose any video that you would like to set as the Video Ringtone on your Huawei or Honor device.
  6. You can also set specific video for specific contacts by performing the same steps for individual contacts.
  7. Voila! You have successfully set a video ringtone on your Huawei or Honor smartphone.


So, there you have it from my side in this post. Hope you liked this feature of the new EMUI 9.1 update. As mentioned above, this video ringtone feature is available for a select smartphone that is running on the EMUI 9.1. Moreover, it is also based on the region where you are located. Please let us know in the comments if you have successfully set the Video Ringtone on your Huawei or Honor device and also do let us know from which region you are from and any issues you came across while following the above method.

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