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Airtel Hello Tune: how to set Airtel caller tune for free using Wynk music app

On: February 28, 2021

If you owned a mobile phone in the early 2000s, you would remember the craze around setting caller tunes with the latest songs for your callers to listen to while you pick the call. In fact, a report in 2013 suggested that caller tune is the second biggest revenue earner for telcos among other value-added services (VAS), after SMS. Airtel’s caller tune service is now called Airtel Hello Tune and still around.

Also read: Airtel Prepaid to Postpaid: how to convert Airtel Prepaid to Postpaid and vice-versa

Back in the day, telcos charged Rs 30 per month for setting a song as the caller tune but if you are an Airtel user, there’s a piece of good news for you. If you’re wondering how to set Airtel caller tune for free then you’re in the right place. We will guide you through the steps to set any song as your Hellotune.

What is Airtel Hello Tune?

Airtel users can set Hellotune conveniently from Wynk Music app

Airtel users can set a Hello tune conveniently from the Wynk Music app

Airtel Hello tune is the telco’s own caller tune service offered to its customers. The telecom operator is providing the service to its users through its own music streaming platform called Wynk Music. Airtel customers can download the app on their smartphone and set any song in the catalog as their Airtel free caller tune.

For the uninitiated, the Wynk Music app has over 1.8 million songs across Indian and International music genres. Airtel users can pick any of these songs to greet their callers with.

How to set Airtel Hello tune?

As mentioned before, the Wynk Music app offers free Hello Tunes for Airtel customers. Here’s how you can set Airtel Hello Tunes in the Wynk Music app.

  1. Download Wynk Music from Play Store or App Store
  2. Open the app and click on the Hellotunes icon in the top left corner (it looks like a chat bubble with a musical note inside)
  3. Scroll through the list or click on search for your favourite song
  4. Once you find the song, click on it and tap on ‘Activate for Free’
  5. The Airtel Hello tune will be activated for 30 days

You can go to the Hellotunes section in the Wynk Music app anytime and it will display the currently active Hellotune on the top. In case you want to keep using the same Hellotune, click on the ‘Extend validity’ button or if you want to change the tune, you can search for a new song and set it for the next 30 days.

Airtel Hello tune FAQs

Is Airtel Hello tune service free?

Yes, the Airtel Hellotune service provided by the Wynk Music app is completely free to use. The Hellotune will be activated for 30 days and you will have to keep extending the validity in order to keep using it.

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