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

Mar 30, 2018 - 51 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

Convert an Audio File into an Android or iPhone Ringtone from Terminal

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 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 break … Read More

Turn Any Voice Recording into a Ringtone for iPhone

Mar 4, 2013 - 56 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

Use a Silent Ringtone to Ignore Specific Callers to Your iPhone

Aug 23, 2012 - 8 Comments
Use a Silent Ringtone on iPhone to ignore specific callers

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’s 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 the … 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

Most people use QuickTime Player as a way to watch movies, but using it’s Export function you can also turn any audio or video file into an iPhone ringtone very quickly. Here is how to convert just about anything into an m4r ringtone: Launch QuickTime Player and use it to open the desired audio or … Read More

How to Change the iPhone Text Message Sound Effect

Jan 8, 2012 - 20 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

iPhone Ringtone Maker Apps now available on App Store

Sep 24, 2010 - 3 Comments

Apple now allows iPhone ringtone creation apps to be sold on the App Store, in a somewhat strange turn around from their previous policy. The reason I say this is strange is because you can make ringtones with iTunes 10 for free without any additional software, and you can also buy ringtones on iTunes for … Read More

Make Free iPhone Ringtones in iTunes

Sep 4, 2010 - 302 Comments

Apple took the functionality to buy a ringtone out of iTunes 10 for some reason, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have custom ringtones. You can make your own free iPhone ringtones directly within iTunes 10, iTunes 11, and iTunes 12 this is the best way to go since you don’t have to get any … Read More

Make Your Own Custom iPhone Ringtone For Free

Aug 8, 2009 - 105 Comments
Convert just about any Video or Audio to an iPhone Ringtone

The iPhone, iPhone accessories, and iPhone ringtones are all the rage right now, so why not make your own iPhone ringtone? With a Mac or Windows PC it’s pretty straightforward using iTunes, follow these 10 steps and you can easily create your own iPhone Ringtone from whatever song you want. Note that songs with DRM … Read More

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