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How to Put Ringtones on iPhone in All Possible Ways

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Setting a custom ringtone on iPhone is needed by most users but is relatively difficult to achieve, compared with customizing ringtones on Android devices. That's because you can't set a song a ringtone on your iPhone directly. To set a song your ringtone, you need to make it an iPhone ringtone with an iPhone ringtone maker and then add ringtones to your iPhone. Or you can transfer existing ringtones to your iPhone.

To help you make your favorite song your iPhone, here are the proven ways for you to put ringtones on iPhone. Whether you want to send ringtones to iPhone, make iPhone ringtones by yourself, or buy ringtones from the iTunes Store, the tips below will fulfill your needs perfectly.

Part 1. How to Transfer Ringtones to iPhone

If you have iPhone ringtones on a computer or another Apple device like iPhone and iPad, you can copy ringtones to your iPhone using iPhone transfer software - EaseUS MobiMover. As an iOS data transfer tool, it works well to transfer photos, videos, music, ringtones, contacts, books, and more between an iPhone/iPad/iPod and a computer or between two iDevices.

Thus, whether you want to put ringtones on iPhone from a computer or another iDevice, EaseUS MobiMover will be helpful.

Option 1. Transfer Ringtones from Computer to iPhone

If you have downloaded iPhone ringtones on your computer, you can choose to send these audio files to your iOS device.

To transfer ringtones to iPhone from computer:

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer and run EaseUS MobiMover > Tap "Trust" on your phone and click "Allow" to enable this program to access your iPhone > Click "Audio" from the interface > Select "Ringtones" to continue.

how to transfer ringtones from computer to iPhone - step 1

Step 2. Click "Ringtones" > Select "Add Contents" to locate your ringtones stored on your computer.

how to transfer ringtones from computer to iPhone - step 2

Step 3. Select the ringtone you wish to transfer from your computer > Click "Open" to start the transferring. After it completes, you can go to Settings on your iPhone > Tap "Sounds & Haptics" > "Ringtone" to check ringtones on your iPhone.

how to transfer ringtones from computer to iPhone - step 3

Option 2. Send Ringtones from iPhone to iPhone

Sending ringtones to your iPhone from another iPhone, iPad, or iPod is also advisable if there are ringtones you like on your other devices. To send ringtones from iPhone to iPhone, you can apply the similar steps shown in the last option to get things done.

Part 2. How to Make Ringtones for iPhone

Have you ever wanted to make ringtones for iPhone by yourself? When you want to set a song for your ringtone, it's a good choice to make a custom ringtone and then push it to the iPhone. To make iPhone ringtones, there are mainly two choices for you.

Option 1. Make Ringtones for iPhone with an iPhone Ringtone Maker

With an iPhone ringtone maker like EaseUS Ringtone Editor, you will be able to make any song your ringtone and then push it to your iPhone directly. Afterward, you can go to the Settings app to set a custom ringtone.

In addition to using a song on your computer, you can also convert YouTube to ringtone with EaseUS Ringtone Editor. Besides, compared with using iTunes, it is much easiler to create iPhone ringtones with such a tool.

To make iPhone ringtones:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Ringtone Editor and connect your iPhone to your computer. Next, drag and drop the song you wish to turn into a ringtone to the interface of this program. Or you can browse your computer to choose a song.

Launch EaseUS Ringtone Editor

Step 2. Then, you'll come to the Clip Fragment page. From where you can customize your ringtone by clipping it to your desired length (30s is an ideal lenght for a ringtone). 

Trim your song

Step 3. After clipping, you can swipe up to make the sound fade in and swipe down to fade out. If you want to adjust the volume, you can swipe up and down. Once everything gets done, click "Export" to proceed.

Add recordings and sound effects

Step 4. You can choose "Push to iPhone" to export the edited ringtone to your iPhone or choose "Save to Disk" to save it to your computer.

Push the ringtone to iPhone - Step 4

Option 2. Create iPhone Ringtones for iPhone via iTunes

If you don't want to use a third-party tool, use iTunes to make custom ringtones instead.

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

Step 2. Click the device icon > Tap "Summary" > Check "Manually manage music and videos ."

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

Step 4. Right-click on the song and select "Get Info". In the Get Info window, select the "Options" tab and change the start and stop time to read the segment of the song you want to save as ringtone (less than 30 seconds).

Step 5. When you have entered the Start and Stop time, click "OK."

Step 6. Go back to iTunes library, select the original song, then tap "File" > "Convert" > Select "Create AAC Version." Afterward, iTunes will take the segment you have selected from the song in Step 4 and use it to create the new file. 

Step 7. Right-click the shortened version and choose "Show in Windows Explorer" (or Show in Finder on Mac). 

Step 8. Copy and paste the song to your desktop and change the extension from .m4a to .m4r. Confirm your changes.

Step 9. Now go back to the iTunes Library and delete the newly created short song: right-click the song, choose "Delete from Library" > "Delete Song" > "Move to Recycle Bin."

Step 10. Select the "Tones" tab, drag and drop the ringtone from desktop to iTunes. Now the custom ringtone is added to your iPhone.

Add Ringtones to iPhone via iTunes

Part 3. How to Get Ringtones on iPhone

Some of you may prefer to download ringtones on your iPhone directly. That's when iTunes Store could help. iTunes Store allows you to put ringtones on iPhone by purchasing ringtones you like from the app. Although being quite convenient, it's not cost-effective to get ringtones from iTunes Store. That's because you need to pay for every ringtone you want to download.

To put ringtones on iPhone via iTunes Store:

Step 1. Open the iTunes Store app.

Step 2. Tap the "Search" button on the bottom of your screen.

Step 3. Type the name of the ringtone you'd like to buy into the search bar. You can search for ringtones by title, artist, or genre. 

Step 4. Tap the ringtone you want to download.

Step 5. Tap the "Buy" button on the right of your screen.

Step 6. Enter your Touch ID, Face ID, or Apple ID password when prompted and then tap "OK."

Step 7. Set the ringtone from Settings.

Put Ringtone on iPhone via iTunes Store

Part 4. How to Set a Custom Ringtone on iPhone

After you put ringtones on your iPhone, now you can go to the Settings app to set a custom ringtone.

Step 1. Go to the Settings app.

Step 2. Tap "Sounds & Haptics" > "Ringtone."

Step 3. In the ringtone list, tap the song you like to set it as your iPhone ringtone. 

How to set a custom ringtone on iPhone

The Bottom Line

Transferring ringtones to iPhone is just one of the many choices to put ringtones on the iPhone. To make the song you like as your iPhone ringtone, creating custom ringtones by yourself or purchasing ringtones from iTunes Store is also workable.

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