How to Change and Set Ringtone on iPhone 11/Xs/Xr/X/8/7/6S in iOS 13/12/11

How to change ringtone on iPhone or set custom ringtone in iOS 13/12/11 on iPhone Xs/Xr/X/8/7/6S? Read this guide to get your answer.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Mar. 20, 2020

Changing a special Ringtone is one of the easiest ways to personalize your iPhone. Although the iPhone comes with dozens of quality ringtones, you can also change your own ringtones by buying them from iTunes store or adding ringtone to iPhone from MP3 or other audio file on your computer.

Here in this guide, we will show you how to change ringtone on iPhone, and also tell you how to set custom ringtone on iPhone without iTunes. Let’s get it on.

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Part 1. How to Change the Default Ringtone on iPhone in iOS 11

Step 1. Go to Settings > Tap Sounds & Haptics > Tap Ringtone.

Step 2. Here you will see your current iPhone ringtone > Choose the ringtone you prefer, and tap it to change that.

How to Change the Default Ringtone on iPhone

How to Change the Default Ringtone on iPhone

In old time, if you want to change a custom ringtone on your iPhone, you just need to purchase from iTunes store by tapping the Store button in the top right corner. But now, the latest iTunes version – iTunes 12.7 has removed Tone and App features. That’s to say, if you have updated to iTunes 12.7, then you will have no access to buy, make, transfer and delete ringtones via iTunes.

Lots of iOS users complained about this change. In response, Apple quietly released iTunes 12.6.3 to bring back the Tone and App tab. But it is worth mentioning that Apple provides no technical support for this version, only for iTunes 12.7. It is not the officially recommended version by Apple. Also, many users reported that when they downgrade from iTunes 12.7 to 12.6.3, they have to fix the iTunes cannot be read problem, or the process will fail.

To help you avoid those hassles and easily change custom ringtones on your iPhone, in the next part we will show you how to change ringtones on iPhone without iTunes.

Part 2. How to Change Ringtone on iPhone without iTunes

If you want to change ringtone on iPhone without iTunes, then you can’t miss AnyTrans for iOS. It is one easy-to-use iPhone file manager that can help you transfer songs to iPhone as ringtone in 1 click. All you need to do is select and transfer the songs or other audio files you like to iPhone, and then they will be converted to ringtones on your iPhone automatically. And it also allows you to keep the ringtone for 25 seconds, 40 seconds, or the original length. Now let’s follow the simple steps below to set a custom ringtone.

Step 1. Download and install AnyTrans for iOS on your Windows/Mac computer, and connect your iPhone to it. Click on Device tab on home of AnyTrans for iOS, and then go to the category page.

How to Change Ringtone on iPhone with AnyTrans – Step 1

How to Change Ringtone on iPhone without iTunes – Step 1

Step 2. Scroll down, click on Audio button, and choose Ringtones.

How to Change Ringtone on iPhone with AnyTrans – Step 2

How to Change Ringtone on iPhone without iTunes – Step 2

Step 3. Click the “+” button on the right hand corner, browse the song you want to set as ringtone from your computer, click the Open button to start transferring.

How to Change Ringtone on iPhone with AnyTrans – Step 3

How to Change Ringtone on iPhone without iTunes – Step 3

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to change ringtone in iOS 11 on iPhone 11/Xs/Xr/X/8/7/6S. AnyTrans for iOS can also help you transfer music, photos, videos and more, so why not download it to better manage your ringtones as well as other types of iOS data on iPhone? Please be free to let us know if you have any questions on this guide or AnyTrans for iOS.

Joy Taylor

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