Hi, there! I'm going to buy an iPhone 13 when it is available in my country. I'm totally new to Apple products, so here is one thing I want to figure out: am I able to use customized ringtones on my iPhone 13? If yes, how can I add ringtones to iPhone? Your suggestions will be highly appreciated, thanks!
People would like to choose some unique ringtones when they set their iPhone ringtones. Of course, users can directly purchase iPhone ringtones from iTunes store or other APP store. But if there are some nice customized ringtones on your computer, you may need the other easy methods to help you add ringtones to your iPhone. The following guidance will show you how to add ringtones to iPhone within simple clicks. And the following guide works with all iPhone models including iPhone 13 as well as iPhone 13 Pro and all versions of iTunes
Part 1: How to Add Ringtones to iPhone with iTunes?
Before syncing ringtones to iPhone with iTunes, you need to keep in mind that iPhone ringtones are different from other audio files, especially iPhone ringtones, which is in m4r format. Therefore, making sure that your are transferring ringtones files, not music files when you sync ringtones from iTunes to iPhone on PC. If you don't know how to convert normal music files to iPhone ringtone format, you can read on this tutorial: How to Make a Custom Ringtone for iPhone? To add converted ringtone to iPhone, the detailed steps are as follows:
- Download and install the latest iTunes from its official page.
- Plug your iPhone into the computer with the USB cable. iTunes will launch automatically. If not, double-click the icon of iTunes to start it.
- Click “File” on the upper left corner of iTunes, and then click “Add File to Library”. Select ringtones from computer. Or directly drag ringtones to your iTunes library. You can also click on Tones from your iTunes library and drop the ringtones there.
- After the ringtones being synced to the library of iTunes, click Tones Library under the Settings and choose to sync all tones or selected tones. Then click Sync button to sync ringtones to iPhone.
When you click “Sync Tones”, there will be a pop-up window to remind you click “Remove and Sync”, which means that iTunes will sync media files together in one sync. When you transfer ringtones to iPhone, you will get music synced as well, so this may lead to data loss.
Part 2: How to Add Ringtones to iPhone Without iTunes?
Although iTunes is not hard for you to handle, you can also use iTunes alternative to add ringtones to iPhone without iTunes. If you want to sync ringtones to iPhone without any worries, the third-party software - Leawo iTransfer will be recommended, which can help you to add ringtones to iPhone from iTunes or computer within four steps without the help of iTunes.
- Transfer files among iOS devices, iTunes and PCs with ease.
- 6x faster than iTunes
- Transfer up to 14 kinds of data and files without iTunes.
- Support the latest iOS devices like iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, etc.
- Play back, view, and delete data and files on iOS devices.
- Support Windows & Mac OS
△ Solution 1. How to Transfer Ringtones from Computer to iPhone with Leawo iTransfer?
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to computer
Run Leawo iTransfer and connect iPhone. The software will automatically detect the libraries of the iPhone, and then display the libraries in the left sidebar.
Step 2: Import source ringtones from your computer
Choose Ringtones library and then the contents will be displayed in the right part. If no ringtones are available in your iPhone, you will see an “Add Files” button in the window, and you are allowed to select files from computer. If there are existed ringtones in iPhone, you will need to click “File > Add > Add Files/Add Folder” at the upper right corner to select ringtones from iPhone. Or click “Add” button at the upper left corner; or right-click “Ringtones” library to add ringtones from computer.
Step 3: Start to transfer
After selecting ringtones, Leawo iTransfer will begin to transfer ringtones to iPhone. The progress bar will notice the percentage of the transfer process. When the transfer is finished, you will get the ringtones in your iPhone.
△ Solution 2. How to Add Ringtones to iPhone from iTunes
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to computer
Run Leawo iTransfer and connect iPhone to computer with the USB cable. The software will automatically detect the libraries of your iPhone and display the libraries in the left sidebar.
Step 2: Import source ringtones from iTunes library
The libraries of iTunes are just below the libraries of iPhone. Choose “Tones” library of iTunes and then the contents will be shown in the right part. Click the transfer button at the right bottom to transfer all the ringtones from iTunes to iPhone; or click the “Ctrl” key and select certain ringtones, then right-click the selected ringtones to “Transfer to > iPhone”.
Step 3: Start to transfer
After selecting ringtones, Leawo iTransfer will begin to sync ringtones from iTunes to iPhone. The progress bar will notice the percentage of the transfer process. When the transfer is finished, you will get the ringtones in your iPhone.
Leawo iTransfer makes the data transfers of iOS devices effortlessly, and it helps users get rid of the sync of iTunes. Moreover, this software helps users to transfer files between iOS devices. For example, you are allowed to transfer photos from PC to iPhone with the help of this software. If you are interested in this software, just free download it and try on adding ringtones to iPhone without iTunes.
Part 3: How to Add Ringtones to iPhone Without Computer?
Purchased ringtones can also be added to your iPhone, but you have to make some settings on your iPhone. You can purchase ringtones from iTunes Store on your iPhone and then set it as your iPhone’s Ringtones. Below we will guide you how to add ringtones from Tone Store and how to use your Apple ID to redownload ringtones in details.
△ 3.1 Buy ringtones from iTunes Store
In order to add ringtones to iPhone, you can also buy ringtones from iTunes Store to make it. Check out the steps here and you will be clear.
Step 1: Navigate to your iTunes Store app and then click on the three-dot button. After that, you need to click on “More> Tones” to choose the ringtone you desire to purchase for your iPhone.
Step 2: Hit on the price button and select one option to set it as your iPhone ringtone automatically. You can also click on the “Done” button to decide whether to set it as your iPhone ringtone later.
You may need to fill in your Apple ID password to finish the purchase process.