How to Add ringtones to iPhone XR/XS/XS Max with/Without iTunes

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Applies To: iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and later

It's no doubt that Apple iPhone is strikingly designed and is widely popular for its functionality. However, it's also undeniable that it's difficult to set a song the custom ringtone on an iPhone. Unlike Android mobile phones on which you can set any song the ringtone, you will need to get ringtones on your iPhone first and then set custom ringtones in the Settings app. Here I will show you two practical ways to add ringtones to iPhone XR/XS/XS Max and then present you the steps to change ringtones on iPhone.

PAGE CONTENT:
How to Get Ringtones on iPhone XR/XS/XS Max in 2 Ways
Add Ringtones to iPhone with EaseUS MobiMover
Put Ringtones on iPhone with iTunes
How to Set a Song as a Ringtone on iPhone XR/XS/XS Max

How to Get Ringtones on iPhone XR/XS/XS Max in 2 Ways

You probably know that you can use iTunes to make ringtones for your Apple iPhone. Honestly speaking, it's complex to use that way since you need to make a clip yourself, convert the song, and more. If you prefer using iTunes, follow method 2 to get things done. If that's not what you want, try method 1 instead.

Method 1. Add Ringtones to iPhone via EaseUS MobiMover

There are many sites on which you can get free ringtones for your iPhone. After downloading the ringtones you want to the computer, you can transfer ringtones from the computer, be it a Mac or PC, to the iOS device. Afterward, you can set the song as the ringtone on iPhone XR, iPhone XS, or iPhone XS Max following the next part.

First, get free ringtones for your iPhone XR/XS/XS Max:

There are some sites you can get free ringtones for your iPhone from:

  • https://cellbeat.com/

CellBeat is a website that provides ringtones for both iPhone and Android. On this site, you can download free ringtones for your iPhone without registration.

  • https://www.melofania.club/

Similar to CellBeat, melofania.club is also a website that provides ringtones for both iOS and Android users. And you can download the free ringtones available without sign-in.

  • https://www.mobile9.com/ (Registration Required)

Although mobile9 is also a source of free iPhone ringtones like the other two sites introduced above, you need to sign in to get the ringtones for your iPhone X.

Second, put ringtones on your iPhone from the computer:

Now you can transfer the downloaded ringtones to your iPhone using the iOS data transfer tool - EaseUS MobiMover. This software enables you to transfer data between two iOS devices or between an iDevice and a computer (Mac or PC). It can also serve the function of a video downloader to help you download videos from video sites to your computer or iPhone/iPad using URL.

To add ringtones to iPhone XR or other iDevices with EaseUS MobiMover:

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer and run EaseUS MobiMover.

Tap "Trust" on your phone and click "Allow" to enable EaseUS MobiMover to access your iPhone.

At the Content Management section, click "Audio" and select "Ringtones" to continue.

how to transfer ringtones from computer to iPhone - step 1

Step 2. Click "Ringtones", then select "Add Contents" to browse and add saved ringtones from PC to your iPhone.

how to transfer ringtones from computer to iPhone - step 2

Step 3. Select saved ringtones on your PC and click "Open" to start the transferring.

When the process finishes, go to Settings on your iPhone, then tap "Sounds & Haptics" > "Ringtone" to check ringtones on your iPhone.

how to transfer ringtones from computer to iPhone - step 3

As you can see, you can use EaseUS MobiMover in many other situations related to iOS data transfer. It is especially useful when you get a new Apple device, like a new iPhone or iPad since it enables you to switch from the old device to the new iPhone quickly via data transfer. If you need to share or back up your iDevice content often, getting this tool will be helpful. 

Method 2. Put Ringtones on iPhone with iTunes

If you don't mind making a ringtone yourself, you can use iTunes to make ringtones for your iPhone XR or other iPhone models and then get it onto your iPhone.

The video from Friendly Vikas clearly presents you how to add ringtones to your iPhone using iTunes, follow the tutorial and you will know how to put ringtones on iPhone XR. (The detailed text guide is also provided below.)

How to add ringtones to iPhone XR with iTunes (detailed steps in Windows 10):

Step 1. Connect the iPhone to the computer and launch iTunes.

Step 2. Click the device icon and tap "Summary". Make sure the option "Manually manage music and videos" is checked.

Step 3. Click the "Back" button and go to "Songs" > "Library". 

Step 4. If the music you want to make as the ringtone is not in the iTunes Library, click "File" > "Add File to Library" to add the music you like to iTunes.

Step 5. Right-click the target song and choose "Song Info".  In the new window, tap the "Options" tab.

Step 6. Check the "Start" and "Stop" options and set the starting/stopping point of the ringtone (less than 30 seconds).

Step 7. Go back to iTunes library, select the original song, then tap "File" > "Convert" > "Create AAC Version". Afterward, you will see the reduced version of the song.

Step 8. Right-click the shortened version and choose "Show in Windows Explorer" (or Show in Finder on Mac). 

Step 9. Copy and paste the song to your desktop and change the extension from .m4a to .m4r. Confirm your changes.

Step 10. Now go back to the iTunes Library and delete the shortened version of the song: right-click the song, choose "Delete from Library" > "Delete Song" > "Move to Recycle Bin".

Step 11. Tap the "Tones" tab, drag and drop the ringtone from desktop to iTunes.

How to make ringtones for iPhone XR with iTunes

That's it. Now the ringtone is already added to your iPhone. Follow the next part to set the music you like as your iPhone ringtone within seconds.

How to Set a Song the Custom Ringtone on iPhone XR/XS/XS Max

After getting ringtones on your iPhone, you only simple steps away from making your favorite song the ringtone on your iOS device.

To set a song the custom ringtone on iPhone XR:

Step 1. Tap "Settings" > "Sounds & Haptics" > "Ringtone".

Step 2. Choose the ringtone you just added to set it as the custom ringtone on your iPhone.

How to set a song the custom ringtone on iPhone XR

The Bottom Line

Now you have learned the workable ways to add and set custom ringtones on your iPhone. If you command this skill, you can use the very same way to change ringtones as you like on other Apple devices。