How to Set Custom Ringtone on iPhone

How to set a custom ringtone on iPhone

Before we begin

Are you bored with the default ringtones on your iPhone? Want to explore how to set custom ringtone on iPhone? You can either buy ringtones from iTunes Store or make your own ringtones with the Ringtones : Ringtone Maker app.

 

Your pre-loaded iPhone ringtones may initially sound nice to your ears, but after a time, they will sound monotonous. Also, the iPhone has a limited collection of ringtones for you to choose from.

 

Here, we will discuss two methods on how to add custom ringtones to your iPhone, and they are:

  • Make ringtones with the Ringtone Maker app
  • Buy ringtones from iTunes Store app

How to set custom ringtone on iPhone with the Ringtone Maker app?

You can make your own iPhone ringtone with the Ringtone Maker app. Whether it is your favorite song or an audio file- you can convert any MP3 file to your iPhone ringtone. The app also includes a nice selection of custom ringtones from genres like Country, Rock, Latin, etc. You can also read this blog to learn how to set a song as a ringtone on iPhone with the Ringtone Maker app.

 

With the Ringtone Maker app, you can easily make custom ringtones for your iPhone, but it also requires the use of iTunes. You see, Apple doesn’t allow third-party apps to directly make and set their ringtones from their iPhone. The caller tones must be added to your iPhone through iTunes via your computer.

Want to learn how to set custom ringtone on iPhone? Then install the Ringtones : Ringtone Maker app for Free to make your own custom ringtones.

To discover how to make a custom ringtone on iPhone, follow the instructions below.

How to make custom ringtone on iPhone
  • Launch the Ringtone Maker app on your iPhone
  • Then tap on Ringtone Maker (+) on the opening screen that appears
  • From the Library section, select your favorite song or MP3 file that you want to convert to your iPhone ringtones.
  • Now shorten the length of your selected file. The maximum length of your ringtone should be 40 seconds.
  • Finally, save your newly created custom ringtone on the app’s My Tones section.

Now that you know how to make your own ringtone on iPhone. Let’s learn how to add a ringtone on your iPhone via iTunes.

Follow how to add custom ringtones to your iPhone via iTunes

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  • Plug your iPhone with your computer with the latest iTunes installed.
  • Launch the iTunes app on your PC/Mac and click on the device icon on the left side of the window to choose your device.
  • Scroll down on the left side panel and select File Sharing.
  • Then under the Apps section, choose the Ringtone Maker app
  • Then locate your custom ringtone file from the app and drag it to your desktop
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  • Now on the left side panel, choose Tones.
  • Then drag back your custom ringtone from your desktop under the Tones section
  • Then tap Done to add your ringtone file on your iPhone.
  • Finally, disconnect your iPhone from your PC/Mac and then set your custom ringtone.

Explore how to set a custom ringtone on your iPhone

How to set a custom ringtone on your iPhone
  • Open the Settings app on your iPhone
  • Scroll down and select Sounds & Haptics.
  • Under Sounds & Haptics, tap on Ringtone.
  • On the Ringtone section, choose your custom ringtone file

How to set custom ringtone on iPhone purchased from the iTunes Store app?

If you don’t want to make your own ringtone on your iPhone, you can just buy them. If you are willing to purchase ringtones, you no longer need a computer to add them to your iPhone. The iTunes Store is the best and reliable location to buy your ringtones.

Here’s how to buy ringtones on iPhone

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  • Download the iTunes Store app for free on your iPhone if it isn’t already pre-installed.
  • Then tap the More button from the bottom-right corner of the screen
  • Under the More section, click on Tones to go to the Ringtones section
  • Browse and select your preferred ringtones
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  • To buy your selected ringtone, tap on the price next to the ringtone
  • You can make this ringtone the phone’s default ringtone, the default text tone, or designate it to a specific individual. If you don’t want to do any of these things, press Done to keep buying it.
  • If asked for your Apple ID password (or use Touch ID or Face ID to approve), enter it and tap OK.
  • Once your purchase is complete, the ringtone gets downloaded on your iPhone
  • To set the ringtone, go to Settings > Sounds & Haptics > Ringtone and select your new ringtone.

Closing Remarks

After a while, even your iPhone’s default ringtones would sound dull to your ears. Also, adding your own custom ringtones is one of the best ways to personalize your iPhone. You can unleash your creative talent by creating your own ringtones with the Ringtones : Ringtone Maker app, or you can buy them from the iTunes Store app.

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