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Mobile17 is a Boston, Massachusetts-based website that allows users to create custom ringtones for a wide variety of mobile devices.


The service originated as a popular website called smashTheTONES which soon evolved into[1] This Boston-based mobile startup creates ringtones available to every mobile phone user in the United States via an online toolset and applications for the iPhone and Android-operated devices.[2] Among the first to provide custom ringtones online,[3] Mobile17 rose to prominence after mentions on Tech TV’s The Screen Savers,[3] CNet,[4] Life Hacker,[2] Men’s Health Magazine[5] and Popular Science.[6]

Popular Science calls Mobile17 “the easiest way” to create ringtones online.[6]


  1. ^ "Mobile17 Website and App 'About' Page". Retrieved 2011-09-01.
  2. ^ a b "Make a ringtone from any MP3". Retrieved 2011-09-01.
  3. ^ a b "Sarahs Damn Good Download". Retrieved 2011-09-01.
  4. ^ "Make your own ringtones online". Retrieved 2011-09-01.
  5. ^ "Men's Health 2007 Tech Guide". Retrieved 2011-09-01.
  6. ^ a b "Can I use my own songs as ringtones?". Retrieved 2011-09-01.

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