How to Install Ringtones on iPhone with/without iTunes

How do I add ringtones to my iPhone? Read the guide to get 2 ways to add ringtones to iPhone. Besides the iTunes way, we strongly recommend you AnyTrans for iOS that enables you to make ringtones on iPhone with simple steps.

By Lydia Smith | Posted: May. 30, 2018, Last Updated: May. 30, 2018
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As everyone knows that iOS users are not allowed to install ringtones on iPhone directly from an app. You have to sync ringtones from computer to iPhone with the help of iTunes. Since the last major update to iTunes 12.7, you might have noticed iTunes now focus solely on music, movies, TV shows, podcasts and audiobooks, no ringtones or tones anymore.

But fortunately, we finally find a way that can help you add ringtones to iPhone with iTunes. And in this post, a reliable iTunes alternative – AnyTrans for iOS is ready for you to make and install ringtones on iPhone with ease.

Part 1. How to Add Ringtones to iPhone with iTunes

This way requires you to get the latest iTunes 12.7.5 and you must have available custom ringtones on Mac or PC that you want to move to iPhone. Now follow the steps to manually add ringtones to iPhone with iTunes.

Step 1 Connect iPhone to computer and open iTunes.

Step 2 In the left side bar of iTunes, go to Devices > Your iPhone > Tones.

Step 3 On computer, find the ringtone that you want to add to iPhone. Then drag and drop the ringtone to iTunes Tones section. You can also copy and paste the ringtone to sync it to iPhone.

Step 4 Go to your iPhone Settings > Sounds & Haptics to have a check.

How to Add Ringtones to iPhone with iTunes

How to Add Ringtones to iPhone with iTunes

Part 2. How to Install Ringtones on iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS

AnyTrans for iOS not only enables you to add ringtones to iPhone, but also helps you make ringtones for iPhone. Here check more details about AnyTrans for iOS.

Now download and install AnyTrans for iOS to Mac or PC. Then follow the instructions to know how to make and install ringtones on iPhone.

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Step 1 Run it > Connect your iPhone with computer via USB cable > Scroll down to category management page. Click Audio > Choose Ringtones.

How to Install Ringtones on iPhone – Step 1

How to Install Ringtones on iPhone – Step 1

Step 2 Click Settings button to set the duration of the ringtones and the conversion time > Click Save to confirm.

How to Install Ringtones on iPhone – Step 2

How to Install Ringtones on iPhone – Step 2

Step 3 Click “+” to choose a song > Click Open to start converting.

How to Install Ringtones on iPhone – Step 3

How to Install Ringtones on iPhone – Step 3

Step 4 When transfer finished, go to your iPhone to set the ringtone.

The Bottom Line

As you can see, compared with the iTunes way, AnyTrans for iOS can do much more than adding ringtones to iPhone. You can use it to custom and make your own ringtone with simple steps. Go and get AnyTrans for iOS to have a try >

Lydia Smith

Member of iMobie team, an optimistic Apple user, willing to share solutions about iOS related problems.

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