3. iTunes File Sharing Ringtone

What happens if you want your iPhone ringtone to be a classic song from the 80s or earlier? How to make iPhone ringtone with your favorite videos or songs, even DVDs? What if you want to share iPhone ringtones with your friends? Where to find an iPhone ringtone maker to easily and fast create iPhone ringtone?

Well, you may be bothered by these problems, here let's learn how to achieve this and DIY your iPhone ringtone as you like.

Part 1. How to Create iPhone Ringtones in iTunes Freely

It's not a big deal to create ringtones for iPhone, you can totally do it on your own. In this part, I would like to share you how to use iTunes to make .m4r ringtones.

Step 1. Run iTunes on your computer. In the left sidebar, choose a playlist where your wanted song is categorized.

Step 2. In the playlist, find the song you want to make a ringtone. Listen to the songs and choose 30s-length or less part to make the ringtone.

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Step 3. Right click or control click the song. In the drop down menu, choose Get Info. This brings up a small window. Click the Options tab, enter the start time and stop time for the ringtone and tick them. Then, click OK.

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Step 4. Go back to right click or control click the same song. In the drop down menu, click Create AAC Version. Then, the DIY ringtone will appear in the playlist. Drag and drop it to your computer.

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Step 5. Now, the ringtone is in .m4a format. You just need to change the extension from .m4a to .m4r. Right click or control click the ringtone and choose Rename. Then, change the extension.

What if the extension isn't shown in the name. Don't worry, follow this.

On your computer, go to Control Panel > Appearance and Rationalization > Folder Options > View > uncheck Hide extensions for known file types. Then go back to the ringtone you have created. This time, you can change the extension by renaming it.

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Part 2. How to Make Ringtones for iPhone with an App

What if you don't like iTunes or want to find some app to make iPhone ringtones for you? Well, you can go to iTunes App store to find your desired app. Here, i recommend you a free app named - Ringtone Maker App. It's known as a perfect iPhone ringtone creator. With it, you can make your own iPhone ringtones, text tones and alerts by using the songs in your playlists.

Follow the step-by-step guidance:

Step 1. To DIY iPhone ringtone, free download Ringtone Maker App from iTunes store, and install it on your iPhone.

Step 2. Open your iPhone, and tap Ringtone Maker App.

Step 3. Select a song you would like to use as the ringtone from your playlists, sound recorder, iTunes File Sharing or Dropbox.

Step 4. Tap the chosen song. In its screen, set the one period of the song as the ringtone. Then, play the song.

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Step 5. Then, the app makes the ringtone while playing the song.

Step 6. When it's done, tap the icon next to the icon playing or stopping the song.

Step 7. Now, the ringtone is done with M4R format. Export the ringtone to computer by Email or Dropbox.

Step 8. Sign in your email or Dropbox on the computer to download the ringtone.

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Part 3. How to Transfer and Share iPhone Ringtone

Now, your ringtones are saved on the computer, you might want to transfer ringtones to iPhone or share them with your friends. If your ringtone is made in iTunes, you can sync your iPhone to get the ringtone. If you make it by using an app, like Ringtone Maker app, you have to find some third-party tool to help you. I'm sure the Wondershare TunesGo or the Wondershare TunesGo (Mac) is what you want. It's an iTunes-like software, but can do things that iTunes falls short. With it, you can easily transfer ringtone to iPhone 6/6 Plus/5/5s/5c/4/4S/3GS without removing any existing music and playlist on your iPhone.

Step 1. Connect iPhone to the computer

Take out the Apple USB cable and use it to connect your iPhone to the Windows computer. After a successful connection, your iPhone will be shown in the main window.

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Step 2.Transfer ringtones to iPhone

Go to the left column and click Media. By default, the music window on the right. If not, click Music to enter it. Click Add to bring up the file browser window. Navigate to the folder where you save the ringtone and click Open to add it to your iPhone.

Besides transferring ringtones to iPhone, this software also enables you to transfer ringtones from iPhone to iTunes/computer, transfer ringtone from iPhone to iPhone easily.

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