Ring tones are sounds made by a mobile device if an event appears.

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How do I create a custom ringtone for my iPhone?

The iPhone has a very limited selection of default ringtones. How do I create a new ringtone for my iPhone?
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Can I extend the iPhone's maximum ringtone duration?

I'm wondering if there is a way to extend the maximum duration of a custom ringtone i make for my iPhone past 30 seconds.
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Is it possible to assign a ringtone to a group of contacts?

Without individually setting the ringtone for each contact in that group. Maybe there are other apps that manage contacts and have this feature. Basically, I want my iPhone to ring the same when ...
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How do I silence the message ringtone while talking?

During a phone conversation on my iPhone (iOS5) today, I received three text messages. Each one caused my phone to play my message ringtone rather loudly in my ear. Is this normal behavior? Is there ...
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Can you set custom ringtones for contact groups?

In iPhone, you can easily change the default ringtone (Settings → Sounds → Ringtone) and set a custom ringtone for individual people (Contacts → [some person] → Edit → Ringtone). But can you set a ...
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iPhone 4 Custom SMS Text Tones

I read about how to add custom ring tones, but those don't show up in the SMS tone tab, just the phone ring tab, is there some way to add custom text tones without jailbreaking my iPhone? :(
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Can I add a custom ringtone to my iPhone without syncing to iTunes?

We (bafflingly) have two great guides to adding custom ringtones to an iPhone via iTunes. Is there a way to do it without syncing with iTunes?
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How to change WhatsApp notification & SMS tone for iOS 7?

Does anyone know how to change WhatsApp notification & SMS tone for iOS 7 (on iPhone 5S)? I would like to use a ringtone such as Chinese music uploaded from phone or apps instead of using the ...
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Restored my iPhone from backup, now cannot recover purchased ringtone

My iPhone 4 was playing a ringtone that I had purchased from iTunes. I updated my phone to the latest operating system, and in the process it said that it had to restore my phone from backup. Now: ...
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ios 5 - exctracting sounds

Is there a possiblity to get / exctract alert and ringtone sounds (sound files) from iOS 5? I was also trying to find them elsewhere on the internet, but without any luck. Thanks
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Please help me recover my ringtones after an iPhone restore

I downloaded ringtones from iTunes a couple weeks ago. I don't think I ever synced my iPhone since, but I did have to reset my iPhone due to an application crash. When I got my iPhone restored from ...
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After iOS 5 install, only some purchased ringtone transfer to iPhone

After install of iOS 5 on my iPhone 4, I noticed that only 2 of my ringtones installed. I resynched. I explicitly requested a sync of my 7 purchased ringtones. Same result: iTunes synced the same 2 of ...
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Ringtones already purchased

I had an iPhone 4 that suddenly died on me. I purchased the 4S and connected my iTunes to sync it but it did not add my ringtones I have already purchased. When I attempt to download it again it days ...
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How can I record a verbal or sound to use as a ringtone for specific numbers

I have an iPhone 4S with iOS 5. How do I record speech or sound to use as a ringtone dedicated to certain phone numbers, especially numbers that aren't in my address book?
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How can I stop the iPhone from buzzing when it is ringing?

I finally found a nice ringtone for my iPhone but can barely hear it because the phone buzzes while ringing. How can I switch of the buzzing?
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How to convert my music to ringtones for the Iphone 5 [duplicate]

I am trying to convert some of my favourite music files to ringtones on my iPhone 5. It has been pretty confusing maneuvering iTunes to do so, so I'm looking for a much easier way to do so. I connect ...
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iPhone 4 upgraded to iOS 6 - restore ringtones from iTunes

The ringtones show up in iTunes, but iTunes says that it cannot find the songs in order to restore them to my iPhone. How do I get these ringtones back without having to go and redo it again?
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Set iPhone ringtone for filtered email messages

Is there a way on the iPhone that a certain subset of incoming emails (coming through Exchange) will ring a specific ringtone (a real one, not just a beep)? In the Blackberry world, you would set an ...
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Add ringtone (.m4r) to iPhone without using iTunes

I've downloaded old MSN Messenger sounds, and I'd like to use these as custom ringtones for WhatsApp for example. How can I add this .m4r to my iPhone without using iTunes on my Mac? I've tried to ...
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Can an app tottaly control the Ringtones of phone calls?

Is it possible to build an app that controls the ringtones of phone calls in iPhone, like, which one to play, for how long, how loud, etc?
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Problem with downloading songs for free

I am a new user to I-phone, I wanted to download MP3 and MP4 from You Tube or other internet provider to my I-Phone 5, to be use as my ringtones for free. is there any apps that we can download and do ...
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Tones bought on my old iPhone won't transfer to new one

I'm trying to transfer all the ringtones I bought with my iPhone 4 into my new 4s but it won't go through. I'm pretty sure it has something to do with the fact that my old phone was connected to an ...
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Since upgrade to iOS my phone does not remember position in audiobooks

I upgraded my iPhone 3GS to iOS 6 from iOS 5 last week. Since then the phone doesn't remember its position in audiobooks any more and most often (sometimes it remembers the position) starts at the ...
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How can I repeat my ringtone and increase the delay until a caller is sent to voicemail?

I have a custom ringtone (30 seconds in length), but it goes to voicemail after approximately 20 seconds. Can I repeat the ringtone multiple times before redirecting the caller to voicemail?
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Cycling ringtones?

Is it currently possible through an app (regardless of whether the iPhone is jailbroken) to cycle through different ring tones for each new message and call that comes in? For example, if a user has ...