How to set custom ringtones on iPhone without iTunes

custom ringtones iPhone

Custom ringtones are one of the fun ways you can use to customize your iPhone. However, as with many things, Apple has made it a bit difficult to set custom ringtones on your iPhone, be it for normal calls or audio calls in apps like Whatsapp.

Previously you need to have special software like iTunes installed on your Mac or your PC and follow several steps that take a ton of time just to set your favorite song or music as a custom ringtone on your iPhone.

So, if you are looking for a way to set custom ringtones on your iPhone without having to use iTunes or waste significant minutes of your life, then you have come to the right place.

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In this post, I am going to introduce you to an iOS app called ‘Ringtone Maker for iPhone’, yea the name is pretty straightforward, using which you can set a new custom ringtone on your iPhone within a minute.

Just follow the below step by step instructions and you would be able to set your favorite song as custom ringtone on your iPhone in no time!

How to set custom ringtones on iPhone without iTunes

Step 1:

As I already mentioned, you need an iOS app called ‘Ringtone Maker for iPhone’ to set custom ringtones on your iPhone.

So, go ahead and download and install the app on your iPhone by clicking on the below link.

Step 2:

Now open the app on your iPhone and click on the plus icon at the bottom to proceed. 

custom ringtones iPhone

You can also select from the list of the custom ringtones available on the discover page to set as the ringtone on your iPhone.

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Step 3:

Select the ‘Files’ option from the ‘Import from’ page and then choose the song or music you want to use as your custom ringtone.

You can choose from your iPhone local storage or from your iCloud drive, just make sure that you have a copy of the song before you proceed.

Step 4:

Once you have selected the song, you will be taken to the edit page.

From here you can select the part of the song or music you want to set as your ringtone, set the maximum length, and even add fade effects.

Click on the Save button at the top right f your screen and add a name for the file once you have finished editing your ringtone.

Step 5:

Now click on the ‘Mine’ tab at the bottom of the app to view your saved ringtone file. Tap on the file and select the ‘Make’ option, and select the ‘Copy to GarageBand’ option from the pop-up menu.

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Step 6:

For the final step, just long-press on the file, and select the share option from the pop-up menu.

share file

Now select, the ringtone option on the next page and select your ringtone file and click on ‘Export’.

custom ringtones iPhone

That’s it you have successfully created and saved a custom ringtone for your iPhone.

You can directly set it as your default ringtone on the next page.

custom ringtones iPhone

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Setting custom ringtones on your iPhone

Note: If you want to set the custom ringtone on your iPhone from the Settings app, just open the Settings app on your iPhone and go to the Sounds & Haptics settings page.

From here, just tap on Ringtone and select the file you created to set it as a custom ringtone on your iPhone

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If you have any problems in exporting the ringtone to GarageBand or saving the ringtone, try closing the Ringtone maker app and reopening to fix the issue.

If the issue still persists try reinstalling the app and that should fix the issue.

Raja
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