How to Record and Set Your Own Ringtone on iPhone

Want to turn your voice recording as a ringtone on iPhone? This guide will tell you how to record a voice and set it as a custom ringtone step by step.

Author Avatar Roger Smith Last Updated: Jul. 17, 2023
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Can you record your own ringtone on your iPhone? Apple offers kinds of melodious ringtones for you to choose from, however, it’s kind of boring because lots of users get the same ringtone. So now people tend to create a custom one, you would set a song you like as a ringtone. Or maybe others would record the singing from your kids, or any other favorite voice by self. Then how to record a voice and set voice recording as your iPhone ringtone? Just keep reading and find a way to make your ringtone more funny and enjoyable.

Also Read: How to Make Custom Alert Tones for iPhone >

How to Record a Ringtone on iPhone

Voice Memos, the stock audio recording app can help you record your own ringtone, and here are the steps.

Step 1. Open Voice Memos app on your iPhone, and then tap the Record button to start recording.

Step 2. Tap the Stop button to pause the recording, and you can tap the Record button again to continue.

Step 3. Tap the Play button to preview the recording, and then tap the Done button to finish the recording and name it.

How to Record a Ringtone on iPhone

How to Record a Ringtone on iPhone

How to Set the Voice Recording as Your Custom Ringtone

Now you finished the recording, and how to set it as a ringtone on your iPhone? If you need to convert voice memo recordings from “m4a” into “m4r”, then AnyTrans is here to help. It’s one professional iPhone data management tool, which is specialized in ringtone management and transfer. It helps you create custom iPhone ringtones and convert voice memos as ringtones on iPhone without effort. All you need to do is to choose the recording, AnyTrans will help you in minutes. Besides, you can manage your voice memos and ringtones on it with ease.

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Step 1. Launch AnyTrans > Connect your iPhone to the computer via USB cable > Go to the category management page > Choose Ringtone Maker and tap Import from Device.

Tab Ringtone Maker and Import the File

Tab Ringtone Maker and Import the File

Step 2. Choose the voice recording you want to make a ringtone from Voice Memos (Here the music from your iPhone will be listed too).

Choose the Voice Recording You Want to Use

Choose the Voice Recording You Want to Use

Step 3. Choose Ringtone (Also, you can choose Text Tone to make custom text tone directly here) > Then Drag the slider to choose your favorite period > Click on Import to Device > Before that, you can play it and make sure that you like.

Set the Duration of the Custom Ringtone and Import to iPhone

Set the Duration of the Custom Ringtone and Import to iPhone

Step 4. When the transfer is completed, go to Settings > Sounds/Sounds & Haptics > Ringtone to find and set the recording as your iPhone ringtone.

Bonus Tip: How to Make a Screen Recording for Free

This article is telling you how to set the voice recording as the iPhone ringtone. Here is an extra tip for users who also want to record the computer screen for free. Gemoo Recorder Lite, a free and easy screen recorder works for both Windows and Mac computers. It is a special offer for iMobie users only and has 4 flexible screen recording modes that enable you to record the computer screen, webcam, and audio according to your needs.

What You Can Get from Gemoo Recorder Lite:

  • Flexible screen recording modes let you record any screen, webcam, with audio, together or separately.
  • Provide users with an unlimited HD screen recording experience:  4K/1080p/720p videos with no watermark.
  • Extra filters and virtual background for customizing screen recording videos and protecting your privacy.
Gemoo Recorder Lite

Gemoo Recorder Lite

The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to record and set your own ringtone on your iPhone. You need to first record a voice via Voice Memos and then set it as a ringtone with the help of AnyTrans. In addition, AnyTrans can also help you transfer your favorite song to your iPhone as a ringtone easily. So why not give it a try?

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Work for iMobie team for 5 years as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS or Android related issues.

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