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How to Buy Ringtones on iPhone

Jul 28, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Buy Ringtones on iPhone

Are you bored of using the ringtones that came preinstalled on your iPhone? Or perhaps, you want to use one of your favorite songs as your default ringtone? In that case, you might want to take a look at all the available offerings on Apple’s Tone Store.

How to Turn Off Ringtone for a Single Contact on iPhone with a Silent Ringtone Trick

Mar 15, 2021 - 8 Comments
How to Turn Off Ringtone for a Single Contact on Phone with a Silent Ringtone

Are you getting unwanted phone calls from one of your contacts, but don’t want to block them? If so, you may be interested in muting all their phone calls using this neat silent ringtone trick, and they will have no idea that you muted their inbound calls to your iPhone.

How to Set Ringtones for Specific Contacts on iPhone

Mar 11, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Assign Custom Ringtones to Contacts on iPhone & iPad

Do you want to know who exactly is calling you without having to check your iPhone? By setting personalized ringtones to individual contacts, you can do just that. This is fairly easy to set up on iOS and iPadOS devices, though it’s almost certainly most useful for iPhone users.

How to Change Ringtone on iPhone

Mar 9, 2021 - 4 Comments
How to Change Ringtone on iPhone

Are you tired of listening to the default ringtone whenever you get an incoming phone call to iPhone? If so, you may be interested in switching to a different ringtone, a fairly simple process but something you may not be familiar with especially if you’re new to the iOS ecosystem.

How to Turn a Voice Memo into Ringtone on iPhone

Nov 30, 2020 - 13 Comments
How to Turn a Voice Memo into Ringtone on iPhone

Have a voice memo that you’d like to convert to a ringtone for iPhone? If you want to create your own custom ringtones for incoming texts and phone calls, you can turn to Garageband. But beyond setting songs as ringtones or making your own from scratch, you can also use Garageband to turn voice recordings … Read More

How to Copy Ringtone to iPhone from MacOS Monterey, Big Sur, & Catalina with Finder

Nov 20, 2020 - 22 Comments
How to copy ringtone to iPhone from macOS Finder

For Mac users trying to copy ringtones to their iPhone using a modern macOS release like Monterey, Big Sur, or Catalina, you’ll find it’s quite simple to do so, and a return to old habits. Basically, all you need to do is drag and drop the ringtone file from the Mac file system to the … Read More

How to Set Any Song as Ringtone on iPhone with GarageBand (No iTunes Required)

Sep 11, 2020 - 23 Comments
How to Set Any Song as Ringtone on iPhone with Garageband

How’d you like to set a song as the ringtone on iPhone? If you want to use your favorite song as a custom ringtone for incoming phone calls or text messages, you’re certainly not alone. Thanks to Apple’s GarageBand app, you can set literally any song as a ringtone right on your iPhone, and without … Read More

iPhone X Ringer Volume Very Low? Here’s the Fix

Mar 30, 2018 - 61 Comments
iPhone X ring volume very low and how to fix

Have you noticed the iPhone X ringer volume goes from loud to low? Often iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max users notice that the iPhone X ringtone will sound very quiet after initially sounding loud, but despite pressing the volume up buttons they can’t get the iPhone X ringtone to sound loud … Read More

How to Copy Ringtones to iPhone or iPad in iTunes 12.7

Sep 18, 2017 - 91 Comments
Copy a ringtone to iPhone in new iTunes version

You probably know by now that iTunes 12.7 brings some notable changes like the removal of the App Store from iTunes, requiring users to manage and install iOS apps directly on an iPhone or iPad without iTunes on a computer. Similarly, the ringtone and Tones section has also changed in the latest iTunes releases, which … Read More

Change the Mac Ringtone Sound for Incoming iPhone & FaceTime Calls

Feb 10, 2015 - 9 Comments
Changing the Mac Ringtone for FaceTime and iPhone calls

Now that the Continuity feature allows the Mac to receive incoming calls from your associated iPhone, in addition to standard FaceTime video and audio chat, you may want to take a moment to customize the ringtone that sounds when a call is coming to a particular Mac. This is particularly helpful with multiple-Mac environments with … Read More

Create a Ringtone Directly on iPhone with Garageband

Jan 12, 2015 - 10 Comments

While you can turn a song into a ringtone using iTunes, another option to make custom ringtones is to create one yourself, directly on your iPhone using the Garageband app. This is a nice solution since it does not involve a computer or iTunes, and the entire ringtone or text tone creation process can be … Read More

How to Convert an Audio File to iPhone Ringtone from Mac Command Line

Feb 14, 2014 - 5 Comments
Convert a ringtone from the command line

Ever wanted to create an iPhone or Android ringtone from an existing audio file, but wanted to complete the process entirely from the command line? You’re in luck, because Mac OS X has a little audio conversion tool that can turn any existing audio track into an Android or iPhone compatible ringtone in seconds. We’ll … Read More

Turn Any Voice Recording into a Ringtone for iPhone

Mar 4, 2013 - 58 Comments
Record the voice memo and send it to yourself

Ever wished you could turn your kids voice into an adorable ringtone saying “Daddy answer your phone!”? Or maybe a message from your spouse saying “hi honey” when you get a call from their cell phone? Perhaps you want to hear yourself say “act busy!” when your boss calls? Or maybe the sound of your … Read More

Locate iPhone Ringtones & Text Tones Stored Locally Quickly

Dec 21, 2012 - 2 Comments
iPhone ringtone folder

iPhone ringtones and text tones – both of which are .m4r files – are stored in the same location in the file system, whether they were made with iTunes, bought from the iTunes Store, converted from another format with QuickTime, created from within Garageband, or whether you downloaded them from elsewhere. You can quickly locate … Read More

How to Make a Silent Ringtone to Ignore Specific Callers to Your iPhone

Aug 23, 2012 - 8 Comments
iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini

Though you can send calls directly to voicemail and mute incoming calls, you can’t really block a specific caller on the iPhone. Rather than keeping your phone on silent all the time, you can selectively mute only specific callers by using a special silent ringtone and assigning it to a Contact you want to ignore. … Read More

Assign Unique Ringtones to Contacts on iPhone to Know Who’s Calling

Aug 21, 2012 - 4 Comments
Set a custom ringtone per contact on iPhone

You can make your iPhone life a lot easier by assigning custom ringtones to contacts. This makes it easy to determine who is calling before you even see the caller ID, letting you either rush to answer the phone or continue snoozing and ignore the call. With how easy it is to make ringtones for … Read More

Convert Any Audio or Video File to an iPhone Ringtone Easily with QuickTime

Aug 18, 2012 - 11 Comments
Trim the clip to a ringtone size portion in QuickTime

Want to concert an audio file to an iPhone ringtone? That’s easy to do on the Mac, thanks to QuickTime. Yes the video player! This also allows you to concert audio tracks of video files to ringtones too. Sure, most people use QuickTime Player as a way to watch movies, but using it’s Export function … Read More

How to Change the iPhone Text Message Sound Effect

Jan 8, 2012 - 21 Comments
iPhone ringtones

The iPhone has the ability to play custom text message and iMessage alert sound effects, these custom text tones apply to all incoming messages. You can choose from many Apple provided text tones that are included with all iPhones, or, since this feature can choose any ringtone file to be set as a custom SMS … Read More

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