How to Make Ringtones for iPhone without Computer

Wondering how to make ringtones for iPhone without computer? Here we’ll show you an easy way to make a song a ringtone on iPhone without using a computer.

By Abby Walsh | Posted: Jan. 31, 2018, Last Updated: Jan. 31, 2018
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There are many unique and popular ringtones for iPhone users, but you may still want to set your favorite songs as ringtones on iPhone 6s/7/8X. For this purpose, you can download/purchase some music from iTunes Store but they would cost you money. Or you have to rely on iTunes on computer if you want to make a song in your music library as ringtone on iPhone, which is troublesome and tedious for many users.

So how can we make ringtones for iPhone without using a computer? Actually you can try to use GarageBand to make a song as a ringtone on iPhone without using computer or iTunes. And we’ll also show you a quick way to make a song as a ringtone on iPhone with the help of AnyTrans for iOS.

Also Read: How to Add Ringtones on iPhone without iTunes >

Method 1. How to Make Ringtones for iPhone with GarageBand

Step 1  Download and install GarageBand from the App Store. Launch GarageBand and choose Audio Recorder from the Instruments screen.

Step 2  Tap on the Metronome icon to disable it. This will prevent any count-in sound to occur during playback.

Step 3 Tap the Tracks icon (third from the top left) to bring up the Tracks view. Then tap on the ‘+’ icon to bring up the Song Sections screen.

Step 4  Tap on ‘Section A’ and slide up the counter to 30 under Manual. Make sure Automatic is turned off. Tap on Done to close Song Sections.

Step 5  Tap on Apple Loops icon and go to the Music tab. Browse your Music Library for the song that you want to create a ringtone from.

Step 6  Now hold the specific song and drag it upwards to reveal the Tracks screen. Release your hold when the song is positioned at the beginning of the first bar. The selected song will be imported for editing.

Step 7  Adjust the slider on both sides to crop the portion of the song you want to keep. Ensure to drag the cropped section to the beginning of the first bar. You can add additional tracks if you want to mix multiple songs or edit the current one.

Step 8  Finally, when you finish the editing, tap on the little Arrow icon on the top left corner of the screen and choose My Songs from the drop-menu. Your custom song will automatically be saved to the GarageBand library.

Method 2. How to Make Ringtones for iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS

If you think Method 1 is too complicated for you and want to make it in a simpler way, AnyTrans for iOS is definitely a good helper for you. It’s able to make a song as ringtone for iPhone within several steps. Let’s check the details below.

Step 1   Download and install AnyTrans for iOS to your computer and connect your iPhone via a USB cable. Scroll down on the homepage and go to the managing page.

How to Make Ringtones for iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 1

How to Make Ringtones for iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 1

Step 2 Click on Audio > Ringtones.

How to Make Ringtones for iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 2

How to Make Ringtones for iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 2

Step 3 Go to the Settings and then set the start time and ringtone length for 25 seconds, 40 seconds or original length (only M4r format).

How to Make Ringtones for iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 3

How to Make Ringtones for iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 3

Step 4 Click on “+” button > Select the songs you want to convert > Click Open, and it will start converting and transferring.

How to Make Ringtones for iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 4

How to Make Ringtones for iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 4

The Bottom Line

Obviously, it’s quite simple to make a song as a ringtone on iPhone with or without a computer. But if you want to make a song as the ringtone on iPhone without these troublesome steps, AnyTrans for iOS is one of your best options. Just get it to your computer and have a free trial >

Abby Walsh

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan and a horror movie lover. Always be willing to solve all kinds of Apple-related issues as well as Android's.

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