How to Add Ringtones to iPhone : Let’s Understand it

How to add ringtones to iphone, how to purchase or create a ringtone for iPhone. These are very crucial questions for a beginner or a first time buyer of iPhone.

You can purchase a ringtone from iPhone’s iTunes Store, or use GarageBand on iPhone to create a ringtone from a favourite song that is already present on the phone.

How to Add Ringtones to iPhone : Methods

  • From the iTunes Store
  • Using Non-iTunes Tracks

How to Add Ringtones to iPhone : From the iTunes Store

Open the iTunes Store app on iPhone. Tap the iTunes Store app icon, resembling a white star on a magenta background.

Tap Genres. Placed in the upper-left corner of the iTunes Store displays a drop-down menu of various genres.

Scroll down and tap Tones. Placed at the bottom of the drop-down menu tap in the upper-left corner which displays separately tones menu.

Tap a Genre or All Tones. While looking for a specific ringtone genre, tap the genre, or tap All Tones at the top of the menu.

Find a ringtone to use. Scroll the list of ringtones until you search one you wish to purchase. Tap the Search tab for looking up a specific ringtone, select the Ringtones tab under the search bar. Tap a ringtone’s art to get a preview the ringtone.

Tap the ringtone’s price. Placed to the right of the ringtone tap to get a pop-up menu to appear.

Tap Set as Default Ringtone. To set the tone as the default text tone or assign it to a specific contact, tap Done to skip step.

Enter Face ID, Touch ID, or Apple ID password when prompted. The selected ringtone will begin downloading onto the iPhone.

Set the ringtone from Settings. Use the Settings app to set ringtone as iPhone’s default for all incoming calls, or apply the ringtone to a specific contact:

  • Default
    • Open the Settings app
    • Scroll down
    • Tap Sounds & Haptics
    • Tap Ringtone
    • Tap ringtone’s name
  • Specific contact
    • Open the Contacts app
    • Select a contact
    • Tap Edit
    • Tap Ringtone
    • Select ringtone
    • Tap Done in the top-right corner of the screen
    • Tap Done again to save changes

How to Add Ringtones to iPhone : Using Non-iTunes Tracks

Connect iPhone or iPad to computer. Use the charging cable available with iPhone or iPad for connecting to computer.

Open iTunes. Click the iTunes icon which is a white icon with two music notes, in the Windows Start menu or Applications folder on Mac. Ensure to get the latest version of iTunes installed.

Navigate to the custom ringtones on computer. Use the Finder on Mac or Windows Explorer to navigate to the custom ringtones on computer.

Select all the custom ringtones. Click the ringtones to select multiple ringtones and keep pressing and holding Ctrl or Command on Mac to select all the files.

Right-click the files and click Copy. Placed in the menu which appears when a selected item is right-clicked on PC and Mac. While using a magic mouse or track pad on Mac, right-click by clicking with two fingers. Click back over to iTunes and then click Library which is the first tab at the top of the iTunes app.

Click device icon. Resembling an iPhone or iPad, clicked the icon next to the drop-down menu in the upper-left corner of iTunes displaying the library on device.

Click Tones. Placed in the sidebar menu to the left at the bottom, it displays the ringtones on the device.

Click Edit. Placed in the menu bar at the top of iTunes consists of various features.

Click Paste. It helps to paste copied ringtones into iTunes library on device or alternatively, drag and drop the ringtone audio files into the “Tones” folder for the device in the sidebar to the left. Delete old ringtones from the “Tones” folder for the device in iTunes.

By now, you will be able to get music on your iPhone as you now know how to add ringtones to iPhone.

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