Musical ringtones on mobile phones

Question 10: Most mobiles have musical ring tones. Is it permissible to use these musical tones instead of the regular ring tone? Could you kindly advise and direct us to what is beneficial for Muslims? May Allaah reward you and protect you from harm!

Answer: It is not permissible to use musical tones on mobiles or other devices, because listening to musical instruments is prohibited as indicated by Shar‘ee (Islaamic legal) evidence. It is enough to use the regular ring tone... read more here.