How to Create Your Own Alarm Sound on iPhone

Article By: Minhaz H - September 1, 2021, Last Modified: September 15, 2022
How to make your own alarm sound on iPhone

Before we begin

Want to set some new tones for your alarm? Then you need to learn how to make your own alarm sound on iPhone. So, you can create your custom alarm sounds by using the Ringtones: Ringtone Maker app. Additionally, you can add your favorite music as your custom alarm on your iPhone.

 

Here we’ll find out the best ways on how to make a custom alarm sound on iPhone.

Learn how to make your own alarm sound on iPhone

Your iPhone alarm and ringtone share the same M4R audio format. So, you can create your iPhone alarm tone using a ringtone-making app. You can set a song as your iPhone alarm clock sounds. However, setting up a custom alarm sound differs from how to set a custom ringtone on iPhone.

Methods on how to make your own alarm sound on iPhone:

  • Create custom alarms with the Ringtones: Ringtone Maker app.
  • Make your own custom alarms with EaseUS Ringtone Editor software.
  • Set your song as an alarm from the iPhone Clock app.

Find out how to make your own alarm sound on iPhone with the Ringtone Maker app

With the Ringtone Maker, you can easily convert any MP3 files into ringtones or alarm sounds on your iPhone. Though several ringtone apps are available on the App Store, the Ringtones: Ringtone Maker is the best iPhone Ringtone Maker app for 2021.

Want to find out how to make your own alarm sound on iPhone? Then install the Ringtones: Ringtone Maker app for free from the App Store and make custom iPhone alarms.

You can use the Ringtone Maker app to create customized iPhone alarm sounds in two ways, and they are:

  • Syncing your iPhone with iTunes on a computer.
  • Using the Garageband app on your iPhone.

Here’s how to make a custom alarm on iPhone with the Ringtone Maker app:

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  • Launch the Ringtones: Ringtone Maker app on your iPhone.
  • Tap on Ringtone Maker + to access your iPhone music library.
  • Once your music/song is selected, the inbuilt audio trimmer of the section appears. Trim your audio file with a maximum length of 30 seconds, and tap Save.
  • Your alarm file will be saved on the My Tones section of your app.

Also, you can download custom pre-loaded tones from multiple categories like Country, Rock, and many more. After you have downloaded them, they will be saved in the My Tones section of the Ringtone Maker app.

Here’s how to customize alarm sound on iPhone by syncing with iTunes:

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  • Connect your iPhone with your computer.
  • Allow your computer access and manage information from your iPhone.
  • Select your iPhone device and tap on Sync Settings.
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  • Tap the Files tab and select the Ringtones: Ringtone Maker app.
  • Choose the alarm tone file you want to use and drag it to your desktop.
  • Then drag back the alarm tone file from the desktop to your device section and tap Sync.
  • Your alarm file is now added to your iPhone and so disconnect your iPhone.

How to make a custom alarm sound with the EaseUS Ringtone Editor

 

Although the EaseUS Ringtone Editor is not an iPhone app, it is an excellent ringtone making program for your iPhone. With this software, you can create custom alarm sounds from your PC’s songs or videos and then send them to your iPhone. Moreover, the entire process of creating and sharing your custom alarm tones with the EaseUS Ringtone Editor is very straightforward.

Step-by-step guide on how to make your own alarm sound for iPhone with the EaseUS Ringtone Editor:

 

Step 1: Install and open the EaseUS Ringtone Editor software on your PC. Then you need to drag and drop your song in the interface that you want as your alarm sound. Or you could browse the song from your PC.

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Step 2: Next, you need to trim the length of your song to shorten it to an acceptable length. Typically your alarm sound should be 30 seconds or less. Then click on the Clip button.

Step 3: Additionally, you can make your alarm sound Fade In and Fade Out. And adjust its volume. Once you’re finished, select Export.

Step 4: Now, before you do anything further, connect your iPhone to your computer with a cable.

Step 5: Afterward, click on the “Push to iPhone” button to send your custom alarm tone to your iPhone from your PC. Or you could just save it on your PC by clicking on the “Save to Disk” button.

 

After you have pushed the tone on your iPhone, you can now set it as your alarm sound or notification sound. And you don’t need to use iTunes.

If you already have iPhone alarm tones on your PC or your old iPhone, you can move that alarm sounds from your iPhone or computer to the new iPhone with the EaseUS MobiMover.

Here’s how to customize alarm sound on iPhone with the Garageband app:

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  • Go to the My Tones section from the Ringtone Maker app and tap on the Menu icon right of your alarm tone.
  • Tap on Share.
  • Then select the Garageband app from the share sheet menu.
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  • The Recents section of the Garageband app is launched.
  • Long press on your alarm tone file and click again on Share.
  • Then tap on Ringtone.
  • Tap on Export from the top-right corner of your screen.
  • Once exporting is successful, tap on Use sound as… and finally, tap on Done.

Video Tutorial on how to create your own alarm sound on iPhone with the Ringtones : Ringtone Maker app

Here’s how to set a custom alarm on iPhone:

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  • Open the iPhone Clock app on your iPhone.
  • Then tap on Plus + icon to set new alarm or tap Edit to modify existing alarms.
  • Then tap on Sound and select your custom alarm tone from the list.
  • Finally, tap Back to return to your alarm section and click Save to set your customized alarm.

Learn how to make your own alarm sound on iPhone with your favorite songs

Want to use your favorite song tracks as your alarm? You could use the Ringtone Maker app, as mentioned earlier, to convert any MP3 songs to alarms. The process of how to set a song as a ringtone on an iPhone with the Ringtones: Ringtone Maker is almost similar to making alarm tones.

 

However, can you use the songs on your iPhone and turn them into alarm tones without the aid of an app? Yes, you can. Though you’ll only be able to use the first 30 seconds of the track, the process is simple. You’d have to use only the iPhone Clock app to be able to do this.

Here’s how to make a song your alarm with the iPhone’s Clock app:

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  • Open the Clock app on your iPhone.
  • Select the Alarm tab from the bottom menu bar.
  • Tap on the Plus + icon to set new alarm or tap on “Edit” to edit existing alarms.
  • Then tap on Sound.
  • Then under Songs, select Pick a song.
  • From your music library, select the song you wish to use as your alarm.
  • Then from the top-left of the screen, tap on Back.
  • Finally, tap on Save from the top-right corner of your screen.

Closing words

After a while, any sound seems bland, so constantly changing into new tones is the best way to go. Above, we’ve discussed three major ways how to make custom alarm sounds for your iPhone. Though picking a song from your music library directly from the iPhone Clock app seems the most straightforward option, using the Ringtones: Ringtone Maker app is the best choice.

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