Add Ringtones to iPhone 8/8 Plus with or Without iTunes for Free

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Cedric Grantham Updated on Jun 04, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Adding ringtones is one of the most useful ways to personalize your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus when you have switched from the old iPhone. The way to add ringtones to iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus for most iPhone users is relying on iTunes to make and sync the ringtones to iPhone, which is rather complex for newbies. In this post, we will offer you an iTunes alternative, EaseUS MobiMover Free, the unique totally free iPhone data transfer software to add ringtones to iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in an easier way than ever. What's more, the detailed guide to adding ringtones to iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus by using iTunes is offered in the second part. Check the index of this post and you can link to the most interesting part as you like. 

Where to download iPhone 8/8 Plus ringtones 

Before you can add ringtones to your iPhone 8 or 8 Plus with or without iTunes, you need to prepare and download ringtones to your computer. We list the top five iPhone 8/8 Plus ringtones download websites for you to choose as many favorite ringtones as you like. 

1. zedge.net: contains a large amount of free and cool ringtones in classical, country, rock and so on.

2. mob.org: provides a way to look for the ringtones in a list of genres or artists.

3. mobilesringtones.com: gives a wide range of ringtones to listen to online before downloading.

4. freetone.org: listen to popular ringtones and download them to PC for free.

5. mobcup.net: offers a lot of excellent, high-quality ringtones in MP3 and M4R formats.

These five websites give you a wide range of ringtones from which you can choose without paying a penny. You can listen online and download your favorite ringtones by downloading them to the computer, sending them to mail or scanning a QR code. 

Tips
As none of these websites allow for downloading ringtones on your iPhone 8 or 8 Plus directly, you have to use a third-party iPhone data transfer tool to help you to add them to your iPhone 8/8 Plus. And the EaseUS MobiMover Free, as demonstrated below, is available to you. Read on to check the details. 

Add ringtones to iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus without iTunes

EaseUS MobiMover Free makes it easy to add ringtones to iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus without iTunes. Since you have downloaded the ringtones to your computer from the five websites we recommended, now let's start to transfer these ringtones to your iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. What's more, MobiMover Free also supports transferring other files from PC to iPhone, like photos, music, videos, movies, TV shows, audiobooks, and eBooks.

Click the button below to safely install EaseUS MobiMover on your computer and then follow the guide to add ringtones to your iPhone 8/8 Plus at no cost. (Please also install iTunes on your computer only for data access, which is inevitable if you want to use a third-party iPhone transfer tool.)

Note: MobiMover is compatible with PC running Windows 7 and later or Mac running macOS 10.12 (Sierra), 10.13 (High Sierra), Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.9 (Mavericks), and 10.11 (El Capitan).

Step 1: Connect your iPhone 8/8 Plus to your computer and start EaseUS MobiMover Free. When a prompt appears on your iPhone asking you whether to trust this computer, click Trust to continue.

How to add ringtones to iPhone 8/8 Plus - Step 1

Step 2: Click your device name at the top of the MobiMover window and choose Ringtone. (You can also use the 1-Click Transfer feature to add ringtones to your iPhone 8/8 Plus from the computer.)

How to add ringtones to iPhone 8/8 Plus - Step 2

Step 3: Click the Transfer to This Device button since you want to add ringtones to your iPhone from computer. If you want to add ringtones to your iPhone from another iPhone/iPad, connect the other device to the computer and use the Transfer to Other Device feature to get things done.

How to add ringtones to iPhone 8/8 Plus - Step 3

Step 4: Now you need to select the ringtones (M4A/M4R files) you'd like to copy from computer to your iPhone. After that, click Open and MobiMover will start adding ringtones to your iPhone 8/8 Plus from the computer. When it has finished, go to your iPhone to check the ringtone and customize your iPhone ringtone as you like.

How to add ringtones to iPhone 8/8 Plus - Step 4

And when the transfer process is done, open your iPhone 8 or 8 Plus, go to "Settings" > "Sound & Haptics" > "Ringtone" to check the added ringtones. If you are also using old iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, read the post to learn how to add ringtones to iPhone 7 or 7 Plus to customize the ringtones. 

Add ringtones to iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus with iTunes

If you haven't prepared any ready-made ringtones on your computer, you can use iTunes to make and add ringtones to iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus, which is more complicated than by using MobiMover Free. And there are 10 steps in total for adding ringtones to iPhone 8/8 Plus with iTunes. Check each one carefully:

1. Download and install the latest iTunes on your computer. Then, connect your iPhone 8/8 Plus to the computer. If you are unlucky and find that iPhone 8 not showing up on Windows 10, fix it soon. 

2. Run iTunes and click "iTunes music library" to choose the song you want to use as a ringtone.

3. Right-click the song and choose "Get Info".

4. Click "Options" to set the ringtone volume and the start and stop times. When it is done, click "OK". 

NOTE: Before setting the start and stop times of the song, you need to first make sure which part of the song you want to use as a ringtone and remember the start and stop times, accurate to the seconds.

set the start and stop time

5. Right-click the song again and choose "Create AAC Version". Then, you will see the original song and the segment of the song you chose in step 4 appear in the iTunes library.

6. Right-click the song segment and choose "Show in Finder".

7. Rename the extension of the song segment from .m4a to .m4r to use it as a ringtone on iPhone 8 and 8 Plus.

change to .m4r extension

8. Copy the newly made .m4r music file to your local computer. Then go back to iTunes and delete the song segment.

9. Click "Music" to display it in iTunes, and copy the .m4r file from local to "Music".

10. Go back to the iTunes main screen, and click the iPhone device button within iTunes, go to "Tones", and you will see "Sync Tones", choose "Selected tones", click "Sync" and choose "Apply" to add ringtones to iPhone 8. 

sync ringtone to iPhone