My friend tells me he switched from android phone to his new iPhone 7 and he is really excited at having a new phone. However, the question is that he wants to make his favorite song as the ringtone but don't know how to get the ringtone for his new iPhone. Fortunately, today's post will teach you how to get ringtones for iPhone 7.

Solution 1: Make ringtone for iPhone 7 with Online iPhone 7 Ringtone Maker

There are many online iPhone 7 ringtone makers. Today I would like to introduce free online ringtone maker for iPhone7: to make your personal ringtones. This iPhone7 ringtone maker is simple to use that you can make ringtone with only three steps.

Step 1: Upload a music file

Before uploading the music file, you have to download the music you want to make ringtone on your computer. Then open the website: and click the blue button "UPLOAD FILES" to upload your favorite song. After finishing uploading, the music will show on the screen.

Upload a music file

Step 2: Choose the song clip and set the output format

You can see a sound wave box on the screen. Drag the small green icon to set the ringtone duration and play the sound clip to choose if you are happy with it. There are two formats available: MP3 and M4R. Choose M4R as the output format, for iPhone 7 only supports M4R as the ringtone format.

online ringtone maker settings

Step 3: Start to make ringtones for iPhone 7/7 Plus

Click "Make Ringtone" and then the ringtone is made. You can download it on your computer now. After downloading the ringtone, you can link your computer to your iPhone 7 via USB and transfer the ringtone to your iPhone 7.

make ringtones for iPhone 7/7 Plus

The online ringtone maker for iPhone 7 greatly facilitates you to make your own ringtone in a few minutes. By the way, there are also many free ringtone apps for iPhone 7 like Ringtone Designer, Ringtone Maker Free, Ringtone Free, etc. You can also download these free ringtone apps for iPhone 7 in App Store.

Solution 2: Make Ringtones for iPhone 7/7 Plus with iTunes

We have introduced online iPhone 7 ringtone maker the above. In fact, as for how to get ringtones for iPhone 7, iTunes is also helpful and it can easily make free ringtone for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus. You can follow these steps learn how to get ringtones for iPhone 7 with iTunes.

Step 1: Open and update your iTunes to the newest version.

Open iTunes

Open your iTunes on Mac or Windows and ensure your iTunes is the newest version. You can go to iTunes > Check for Updates in the main application bar on Mac. For Windows, you can click Help > Check for Updates in the Menu Bar below the playback buttons.

Step 2: Select and trim song for ringtone

cut iphone ringtones

Select your favorite song you want to adopt for your ringtone. Remember the iPhone ringtone can only last 40 seconds. Therefore you need to cut the song length to make it shorter than 40s. iTunes is able to cut music clip by setting the start and end time. You can right-click the song and choose "Get Info" > "Options" to choose start time and stop time.

Step 3: Convert the clip to AAC version

Convert song to aac

Go to File > Convert > Create AAC Version in the top application bar. AAC format is an audio format special for Apple. After you create AAC version, the copy will appear beneath the original song.

Step 4: Copy the ringtone and delete the old one

copy aac song

You can simply drag the ringtone to your desktop or copy it and save in your desired output directory. Then you can delete the old one in iTunes to save memory.

Step 5: Change the song extension for ringtone

Change the song extension

Generally speaking, iPhone ringtones adopt .m4r format. In order to use the clip as a ringtone, we need to change the ringtone extension from .m4a to .m4r by clicking the file name and renaming it.

Step 6: Upload the ringtone to iTunes

Upload the ringtone to iTunes

As we changed the extension, we need to upload it back to iTunes. Click File > Add File to Library in the application bar to upload the ringtone. Because we save the ringtone in the format of M4A, the ringtone will automatically appear in the "Tones".

Step 7: Sync your iPhone

Sync your iPhone

Connect your iPhone with iTunes via USB cable and click "Tones" in the left sidebar. You can choose "Selected tones" here and then select the ringtone you need under the "Tones". Finally, click the gray button "Sync" at the bottom right corner.

Solution 3: Make Ringtones for iPhone 7/7 Plus with Leawo Music Recorder

As for how to get ringtones for iPhone 7, Leawo Music Recorder is surely the top choice. Leawo Music Recorder is a good ringtone maker for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus to record and customize audio from any sources, including online audio, computer audio and microphone audio. This iPhone 7 ringtone maker and iPhone 7 plus ringtone maker can also personalize the output format and ringtone quality by setting the parameters of bit rate and sample rate. Here are steps for how to make rigntone with Leawo Music Recorder.


Leawo Music Recorder 

☉ Record any sound from computer stream audio and built-in input audio.

☉ Record music from 1000+ music sites like YouTube, Facebook, Veoh, VEVO, etc.

☉ Schedule music recording via the internal recording task scheduler.

☉ Automatically/manually add and complete music tags like artist, album, cover, genre, etc.

☉ Save recorded musicfiles into either WAV or MP3 format for wide uses.

The below steps would show you how to record music on computer. You need to firstly download and install Leawo Music Recorder on your computer.

Step 1: Select "Record Computer Audio" as the audio source

Click little microphone icon at the bottom left or click inverted triangle icon to go Settings to invoke "Audio Source" panel. You can choose "Record Computer Audio" to record ringtone.


Step 2: Customize the output format

On the settings panel, click "Format" to set the output format. MP3 and WAV are available here. You can choose MP3 as the output format for the easy application of the ringtone. Then set the bit rate and sample rate to improve sound quality.

output settings

Step 3: Set the output directory

On the same panel, click "General" to choose the target output directory.

output settings

Step 4: Start recording

Prepare your favorite song. Click the recording button, then play the song. Since iPhone ringtone can only last 40 seconds, you can prepare the song to the clip where you want to make ringtone and then play.

start recording

Step 5: Edit music tags if needed

Ringtone tags can be automatically added. If needed, you can edit and add music tags like song title, genre, year and album by right clicking the audio and click "Edit Music Tags".

Edit music tags

Step 6: Change the ringtone extension

After you save the ringtone, manually change the extension of the ringtone to either .w4r or .m4r, for W4R and M4R can be used as the ringtone format on iPhone.

Change the ringtone extension

If you're using a Mac computer, you could turn to Leawo Music Recorder for Mac, which could do exactly the same thing as that of the Windows version, and be compatible with Mac OS 10.6 and later.

Video Demo of How to Use Leawo Music Recorder

After you finish recording with this ringtone maker for iPhone 7, transfer the ringtone to your iPhone 7. In this way, you can set it as the ringtone on your iPhone.

Extension 1: How to Transfer Ringtones from Computer to iPhone 7 with Leawo iTransfer

We've introduced some iPhone 7 ringtone makers for you, they are no doubt the best ringtone makers for iPhone 7, but some of them require us to transfer the ringtone to our iPhone 7. How to transfer ringtones from computer to iPhone 7? Leawo iTransfer is the best solution. It is such kind of podcast transfer app that could transfer podcast and other data files between between different iOS devcies (iPhone, iPad and iPod), iTunes and computer, ringtones included.


Leawo iTransfer 

☉ Transfer data and file between iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod), computer and iTunes.

☉ Support to transfer up to 14 types of data and files.

☉ Allow you to preview data and files before selecting which to transfer .

☉ Manage data and files on your iOS devcies on your computer with ease.

Download Leawo iTransfer and install it on your computer. Launch it. The below steps would show you how transfer ringtones from computer to iPhone 7/7 Plus.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to computer

Open Leawo iTransfer on your computer and connect iPhone to the computer via USB cable. Your iPhone will be automatically detected in the left sidebar.

Transfer Ringtones from Computer to iPhone 7 with Leawo iTransfer1

Step 2. Upload the ringtone from computer

Right click "Ringtones" in the left sidebar of iPhone > Library to select "Add file" or "Add Folder" to upload the ringtone from the computer.


Step 3. Transfer the ringtone to your iPhone

Right click the ringtone you want to get and choose "Transfer to > iPhone" to start transferring. Don't disconnect iPhone device when transferring.

Transfer the ringtone to your iPhone

Video Demo of How to Transfer Data with Leawo iTransfer

Extension 2: How to Set Ringtones as Default Ringtone on iPhone 7

After you finish transferring ringtone to your iPhone, the question now is how to set the ringtone as Default Ringtone on your iPhone 7.

    1. Tap on Settings > Sounds.
    2. Press Ringtone, then you will see a list of ringtones.
    3. We introduced how to sync tones via iTunes. Now the ringtone is in the list of ringtone. In the ringtone panel, you can select your custom ringtone as the ringtone.

Transfer the ringtone to your iPhone