How to Make a YouTube Song your Ringtone on iPhone

How to Make a YouTube Song your Ringtone on iPhone

YouTube is one of the most well-known video-sharing platforms. And many artists used this platform to kickstart their careers. You’ll find all sorts of songs on YouTube, such as songs from different languages, remixes and renditions of the same song by different artists, etc. There are songs on YouTube that you’ll not find on any other platform. So, if you want one such song as your iPhone ringtone, you need to work for it. Here we will show you the complete guide on how to make a YouTube song your ringtone on iPhone.

 

How to make a video your ringtone on iPhone?

 

If you want to make a ringtone of your favorite song and only have its video file, you can still turn it into your iPhone ringtone format. With the third-party app like the Ringtones : Ringtone Maker, you can easily use the audio from your video and turn it into your iPhone ringtone. However, the process is not that straightforward for YouTube videos, mainly because you are not allowed to download them on your iPhone.

 

Another method for turning your YouTube videos into a ringtone on your iPhone is by using iTunes. You’d have to convert your YouTube videos into iPhone ringtone format (M4R) using third-party converter software. Nonetheless, we are going to try both of the methods on how to make a YouTube video your ringtone on your iPhone in great detail.

 

Let’s find out how to make a YouTube song your ringtone on iPhone with the Ringtone Maker app

 

If you are going to use the Ringtone Maker app to make a ringtone from your YouTube videos, you also need some additional tools. For instance, you need to download the YouTube video on your iPhone library, which is not straightforward. So, instead of trying to download the file, you could screen record your YouTube video.

 

You can use your iPhone’s built-in screen recorder tool or a third-party screen recorder app. After that, use the Ringtones app to extract the audio from the video and convert it into iPhone ringtone format. After that, you need to use Apple’s GarageBand or iTunes to set your new YouTube ringtone on your iPhone.

Want to screen record on your iPhone and edit your recordings all in one app? You could try the Screen Recorder for iPhone app, and you’ll have access to tons of other features than screen recording.

Here’s how to make a YouTube video into a ringtone for iPhone without iTunes

Steps on how to make a YouTube video into a ringtone for iPhone with the Ringtone Maker app & GarageBand
  • Launch the Ringtones : Ringtone Maker app.
  • Then tap on the “Audio From Video” button.
  • Next, select your YouTube video from your iPhone’s video library.
  • After that, trim the audio to remove any excess length to keep it under 30 seconds, and tap on “Save.”
  • Then tap on the “More” (three dots) icon and select the “Install Ringtone” option.
  • Afterward, choose the “Install via GarageBand” option and then the GarageBand app from the share menu.
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  • On the GarageBand app, touch and hold on to your ringtone file and select “Share.”
  • Then tap on the “Ringtone” button.
  • After that, you can rename the file (optional) and then tap on “Export.”
  • Next, tap on the “Use Sound as…” option from the dialog box followed by the “Standard Ringtone” option to set your YouTube video as your iPhone ringtone.

Here’s how to make a YouTube song your ringtone on iPhone with iTunes using the Ringtones app

Steps on how to make a YouTube video into a ringtone for iPhone with the Ringtone Maker app & iTunes
  • Connect your iPhone to your Mac and then launch the “Finder” app on Mac.
  • Next, select your iPhone device and click on “Trust” to gain access to information to sync with your iPhone.
  • After that, click on the “Files” tab and open the “Ringtone Maker” app.
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  • Then locate and drag the ringtone file that you want to use into your desktop.
Steps on how to make a YouTube video into a ringtone for iPhone with the Ringtone Maker app & iTunes
  • Afterward, drag the ringtone file from the desktop into your iPhone device menu.
  • Next, click on the “Sync” button to complete the process.
  • Finally, disconnect your iPhone from your Mac, head over to “Settings” > “Sounds & Haptics” > “Ringtone,” and select your new ringtone.

Learn how to make a YouTube song your ringtone on iPhone with iTunes

 

In this method, you need iTunes on your computer to convert your YouTube video into ringtone format for your iPhone. The converter software we are going to use is the HD Video Converter Factory Pro. With this app, we will first download the YouTube video and then convert it into the M4R ringtone format. After that, we will transfer the ringtone to your iPhone via iTunes.

 

Here are the steps on how to make a YouTube song your ringtone on iPhone with the converter software:

  • Install and launch the “HD Video Converter Factory Pro” software on your computer.
  • Then click on the “Video Downloader” option and “+ New Download” from the upper-left corner.
  • Then on YouYube, copy the URL of the video you want as your ringtone and paste it into the “Paste URL” field on the converter window.
  • After that, you need to click on the “Paste and Analyze” button, and the software will inspect the validity of the URL.
  • Next, head over to the “Download Audio” section and select “M4A” as the format for conversion and click on the “OK” button.
  • Then, click on the “Download All” button to start the downloading and converting process on the download section.
  • Once the process is complete, click on the bottom “folder” icon to locate the ringtone file.
  • Then change the file extension from M4A audio file to M4R by renaming it.

 

Finishing remarks

 

Although you can make your YouTube video into your iPhone ringtone, the process is not that straightforward. However, the most convenient option for you would be to use the Ringtone Maker app. All you need is a screen recorder (iPhone’s native screen recorder will work), the Ringtone Maker app, and the GarageBand app (which is completely free).

 

Whereas for the next method, you need a computer and a download a converter software to turn your YouTube video into a ringtone. Nonetheless, we have addressed both methods on how to make a YouTube song your ringtone on iPhone in great detail.

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