How to set MP3 as ringtone on iPhone? Read and follow this tutorial to get two general methods of setting MP3 as ringtone on any model of iPhone.
Apple only allows users to customize unique ringtones for iPhone by making a ringtone from an MP3 file. You cannot automatically add MP3 files to iPhone, then set as ringtones. In this post, we will show you 2 simple methods to set MP3 as ringtone on iPhone. Now, let’s dive right in.
Since the traditional iTunes method is so complicated, here we’d like to recommend you another easier way firstly. AnyTrans, which has helped plenty of iOS users to do the task and highly recommended by these users for setting MP3 as a ringtone on an iPhone. Let’s check what AnyTrans can do for you:
Now, Download AnyTrans on your Mac or PC firstly, and then follow the steps below to set MP3 as a ringtone on iPhone easily.
Step 1. Launch AnyTrans on your computer > Connect your iPhone to computer via a USB cable > Choose Ringtone Maker at the left panel.
Step 2. You can directly drag and drop the music file to the editing bar, or select one from your computer, device, or iTunes.
Step 3. Open the music file, then you can drag the slider to set the duration of the ringtone. After finishing it, click the Import to Device button to transfer the ringtone to your iPhone. Then, you will see it in the tone list on your iPhone, and you can set it as a ringtone now.
Actually, AnyTrans can also help you manage kinds of iPhone iPad iPod data in a convenient way, including photos, music, ringtones, messages, contacts, notes, books, Safari bookmarks, videos, iBooks, and so on.
This iTunes way to set MP3 as ringtone on iPhone is much more complicated than Method 1, obviously. Besides, you need also to notice that the latest iTunes does not support such a ringtone-making feature since the Tones tab has been removed. Here’s how to set MP3 as ringtone on iPhone with iTunes:
Apple has released the transition version – iTunes 12.6.3, bringing back the Tones tab with ringtone making and syncing. However, this version is not recommended by Apple official, without technical support.
As you can see, Method 1 is easier than Method 2 to set iPhone MP3 ringtone. Using AnyTrans you can easily set mp3 as ringtone on iPhone without tedious operations. In addition, you can transfer multiple songs at the same time at once. Besides, you can also use AnyTrans to transfer songs among iPhone/iPad/iPod and computer.
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