How to Change Text Tone on iPhone X/8/7/6s

New to iPhone and don’t know how to change text message ringtone on iPhone? Follow this post to know how to change text tone on iPhone.

By Stephen Wilson | Posted: May. 18, 2018, Last Updated: May. 21, 2018
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It is very exciting when you get a new iPhone. But the one thing that you would like to do with your iPhone is customizing it to your own preferences. While it is not possible to customize the core functions of iPhone normally unless you jailbreak it, but it is very easy to change messenger sound on iPhone. iPhone is preloaded with many tones from Apple and you can also set preloaded tones on messages.

Though for most people, it doesn’t really matter which ringtone they have for calls or text messages. But, since iPhone is built with the ability to not only change default text tone, but also set customized ringtones for different contacts. When you set custom text message tones for different contacts, you will immediately know who the sender of the message is without even unlocking your iPhone.

To help you out, here in this guide we will tell you how to change the preloaded text tone from Apple, and also tells you the method to set your own custom ringtone.

Part 1. How to Change Text Tone on iPhone X/8/7/6s

It is very easy to change messenger sound on iPhone if you know where in iPhone you can change your iPhone ringtone. Though the process will be different for both methods whether you want to know how to change text messages ringtones on iPhone for all contacts or for individual contact. Below we will explain how to change text tone on iPhone for both cases.

Method 1: How to Change Text Tone on iPhone for All Text Messages.

Step 1 Go to Settings app on your iPhone by tapping on its icon on home screen.

Step 2 In Settings, tap on “Sounds & Haptics” or “Sounds” as per your iPhone model.

Step 3 Now, tap on “Text Tone”.

How to Change Text Tone on iPhone for All Contacts

How to Change Text Tone on iPhone for All Contacts

Step 4 Tap on a ringtone to listen to it.

Step 5 When you are done choosing the ringtone that you want to set, tap on it and a check mark will appear next to it, which indicates it has been selected.

This is how to change text tone on iPhone for all text messages. Go to next section to know how to change text message ringtone on iPhone for individual contact.

Method 2: How to Change Text Tone on iPhone for Individual Contact

Like the above method, changing text message tone for individual contact is also easy.

Step 1 Go to your contacts list from the Contacts app or Phone app.

Step 2 Tap on the contact to which you set a custom message tone.

Step 3 Then, in the contact options, tap on the Edit button at the top right corner.

Step 4 In the edit screen, scroll down and tap on “Text Tone” section.

How to Change Text Tone on iPhone for Individual Contact

How to Change Text Tone on iPhone for Individual Contact

Step 5 Now, you just need to select which tone you want to assign to that contact as described in the previous method.

Part 2. How to Set Your Custom Text Tone on iPhone

Although Apple offers different kinds of ringtones for you to choose, you may still want to set your own ringtone, which is different from others, like your favorite song, or voice recording from loved ones. Then how to make it? Well, AnyTrans for iOS is here to help. It can help you convert any song or other audio files to iPhone ringtone with ease.

AnyTrans for iOS is one all-sided iPhone data management tool, and is specialized in ringtone management and transfer.

1. It can help you transfer any song or other audio files to iPhone as ringtone (text tone/ringtone).

2. It allows you to transfer ringtones from computer to iPhone, while since iTunes 12.7, there is no ringtone sync function.

3. It lets you cut the ringtone to 25 seconds, 40 seconds or keep the original length.

4. It will not erase any existed ringtones or other data on your iPhone.

How about give it a try? It supports all iPhone models, from old iPhone 4/4s/5/5s/6s/6 to new iPhone 7/8/X, works well on both PC and Mac computer. Download it now, and next, we will show you how to transfer any song from computer to iPhone as ringtone.

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Steps to Transfer Any Song to iPhone as Ringtone

Here we will show you how to transfer song from computer to iPhone as ringtone. If you want to set the song on your iPhone as ringtone, you should first transfer it to computer, here’s the guide: How to Transfer Music from iPhone to Computer >

Step 1 Launch AnyTrans for iOS > Plug in your iPhone > Click the button at right to enter the category management page.

Transfer Any Song to iPhone as Ringtone – Step 1

Transfer Any Song to iPhone as Ringtone – Step 1

Step 2 Click Audio > Choose Ringtones.

Transfer Any Song to iPhone as Ringtone – Step 2

Transfer Any Song to iPhone as Ringtone – Step 2

Step 3 Click Settings button to set the duration of the ringtones and the conversion time > Click Save to confirm.

Transfer Any Song to iPhone as Ringtone – Step 3

Transfer Any Song to iPhone as Ringtone – Step 3

Step 4 Click “+” button and choose song > Click Open to start transferring.

Transfer Any Song to iPhone as Ringtone – Step 4

Transfer Any Song to iPhone as Ringtone – Step 4

Step 5 When transfer completed, set the ringtone on your iPhone: go to Settings > Sounds > Ringtone/Text Tone and set the transferred ringtone.

Set iPhone Ringtone

Set iPhone Ringtone

Want to set your loved ones’ voice as iPhone ringtone? Check this guide: How to Record a Ringtone on iPhone >

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to change text tone on iPhone. You can choose whether you want to change ringtone for all contacts or set a different tone for different contacts. And if you want to set your custom ringtone, AnyTrans for iOS can help you make it without effort, give it a free trial now >

Stephen Wilson

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as an anime lover. Like to share solutions on Apple related problems.

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