How to Add Ringtones to iTunes

How to add ringtones to iTunes from computer or iPhone? In this article, we’ll introduce two methods to add ringtones to iTunes with ease.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Oct. 16, 2020

Although most of your devices come preloaded with a number of ringtones for you to play and use for various tasks, there are many users who prefer to download their favorite ones from the Internet. If you are one of those users and you have downloaded your chosen ringtones from your favorite sites, you may want to add your ringtones to the iTunes app on your computer.

Therefore, we’re going to tell you 2 approaches to add ringtones to iTunes from computer and from iPhone. Let’s follow this article and get detailed steps to add ringtone to iTunes.

How to Add Ringtones to iTunes from Computer

If you would like to learn how to add ringtones from your computer to iTunes, this section has you covered. There is an extremely easy to use option in the iTunes app that lets you add new ringtones to the app on your machine.

The only thing you are going to need ready with you is your ringtones and then follow the following steps to get the task done.

Step 1. Launch the iTunes app using your preferred way on your computer.

Add Ringtones to iTunes from Computer - Step 1

Add Ringtones to iTunes from Computer – Step 1

Step 2. When the app opens, click on the File menu at the top and select the option that says Add to Library. This option lets you add new media files to the app.

Add Ringtones to iTunes from Computer - Step 2

Add Ringtones to iTunes from Computer – Step 2

Step 3. Select your ringtones on the following screen and you will be able to add them to the app on your computer.

You are all set. Your chosen ringtones should now be available in the media section of the iTunes app on your computer. You may even sync these with your iOS devices if you would like to do it.

How to Add Ringtones to iTunes from iPhone

What if you want to add ringtones to iTunes from iPhone? Since iTunes is not able to import ringtones from iPhone, AnyTrans is strongly recommended for you to add ringtones to iTunes from iPhone. Check some highlights of this tool below:

  • Supports transferring ringtones to iTunes from iPhone, and it won’t wipe any existing data on your iPhone.
  • Supports transferring data from iTunes library to computer or device in a selective way, which offers more flexibility to choose the data you want.
  • Also allows you to manage and transfer other data like photos, contacts, messages, movies, bookmarks, call logs, and more.
  • Works well on both Windows and Mac computer and it’s compatible with all models of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

If you have not updated your iTunes to the latest version, now, free download AnyTrans to your computer and then follow the steps to add ringtones to iTunes from iPhone.

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Step 1. Launch AnyTrans> Connect your iPhone to computer > Choose Device Manager > Choose the More option.

Choose Device Manager and Click More

Choose Device Manager and Click More

Step 2. Click on Ringtones category > Select the ringtone you prefer > Click on To iTunes button to add the selected ringtones to your iTunes.

Choose the Ringtone to Transfer to iTunes

Choose the Ringtone to Transfer to iTunes

How to Add Custom Ringtones to iPhone with AnyTrans

With the help of the AnyTrans app, you can use any song as a ringtone on your iPhone. The app trims down your lengthy songs into shorter ringtones for you on your machine. You can then have these custom ringtones transferred to your iPhone using the AnyTrans app. Below is how you do the task on your computer:

Step 1. Download AnyTrans on your computer and launch it > Connect your iPhone to your computer via USB cable > “Device Manager” > Click on the “Audio” option.

Choose Device Manager.

Step 2. Click on the + icon to select a custom song to be added. The app will convert it to the ringtone format for you.

Find Ringtones Tab and Click Add Button

Find Ringtones Tab and Click Add Button

Step 3. Select the music you liken to transfer from the computer to your iPhone with AnyTrans.

Choose the Ringtones from Computer

Choose the Ringtones from Computer

The Bottom Line

If you have got some latest ringtones and you would like to get them added to iTunes, you can do it using multiple ways as shown in the above guide. For custom ringtones, though, you may have to use the AnyTrans app to do the task. Just get it to your computer and start a free trial >

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.