Questions tagged [ringtones]

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

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Assign Text Tone to contact without phone number

I have an automated SMS notifier service that sends SMS messages without a number. They appear in messages to be from "Notifier". I can save this as a contact, without a phone number. I ...
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How can I browse or search any alert tones (notification sounds, contrary to ringtones) in the official store other than those ~50 displayed up front?

When I open the "ringtone store" directly from inside the iPhone settings for ringtones, there is a special section available for alert tones, rather than ringtones (which will end up in the ...
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Is there any possible way whatsoever to install your own (not purchased) custom "alert tone" / notification signal (not ringtones!) on an iPhone?

I have a very simple question about custom alert tones on iPhones, which there doesn't seem to be any good Google hits for: Is there any possible way whatsoever to install your own custom "alert ...
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macOS Mojave (10.14.6) + iTunes 12.9 + iOS 13.4.1 - Cannot, at all, transfer ringtones to device

Yes, I tried dragging them into the Tones screen. Yes, I tried copypasting them in there instead. Yes, I tried removing them all and adding them back. Yes, I tried deleting the .plist config file ...
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Set arbitrary length mp3 as ringtone

Is it possible to circumvent the 40s limitation for iPhone ringtones? If yes, how? Please suggest free or open source tools if possible.
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Is it possible to set a different ringtone for each line of a dual SIM iPhone?

I have an iPhone 11 with a nano-SIM and an e-SIM. I've searched the internet but haven't found anything yet. I didn't see any setting about it, and it would seem normal to me to have two different ...
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How to create a custom iPhone ringtone using MacOS 10.15 Catalina?

How can I create and upload a custom iPhone ringtone using MacOS 10.15 Catalina? I have tried to follow the advice given for uploading ringtones applicable to older versions of MacOS, where iTunes ...
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How to move/copy a ringtone created with GarageBand from one device to another

I have created a ringtone using GarageBand on my iPad. How do I copy or move it to my iPhone?
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Removing purchased ringtones from iPhone

I purchased ringtones from Apple when I had my iPhone 6s. When I bought a new iPhone 8 Plus, everything as expected transferred to my new iPhone, so my ringtones are in Settings app → Sounds & ...
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How to set custom m4a format audio file as alarm tone on iPhone

How can a custom audio file (m4a format) be set as my alarm tone on an iPhone? I am using an iPhone 8 running iOS 12.3.
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Transfer custom ringtones to iPhone using a computer running Linux

I received an iPhone 7 from my employer. I am traditionally an Android user and have never used iPhone before. I have Linux running on my PCs at home. How can transfer ringtones from PC to iPhone ...
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Use custom .M4A as an alert tone in iOS 12

I have a .M4A file on my Mac that is like a second long. I want it to play when people text me. How can I add it to my iPhone as an alert tone?
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Set number of audible rings

I've found articles on setting the number of rings before my phone goes to voicemail, but I want something different: I want something in between "silent" and "ringing out loud the default number ...
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iOS 11 Ringtone for No Caller ID

Is there any way (even a brute-force workaround) to assign a unique ringtone to "No Caller ID"? Manually assigning a ringtone to all contacts and setting the default ringtone to something ...
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Can't transfer ringtone to iPhone or remove existing from library

I'm using iTunes 12.7 and iOS 11.3. A while ago I added a long list of custom ringtones that are still in my phone. iTunes can't see them (Tones section is blank). I can use iExplorer to delete the ...
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Deleting Custom ringtones from iPhone / iTunes 12.7

I've followed the instructions from How to delete/remove custom ringtones (tones) from iPhone in iTunes 12.7?, but the ringtones are still on the iPhone after I sync, even though in iTunes the tones ...
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How to Add Ringtones for iPhone X [duplicate]

Do you know how you can add ringtones to your iPhone? I just noticed that my iPhone X has default ringtones still just like the older ones.
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Ascending ringtone volume in iPhone

It was driving me crazy that every time someone was calling to my iPhone it started ringing at full volume when most of the times I would even hear it with a simple vibration because I always have it ...
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Is there a way to remove custom ringtones from an iPhone without using a Mac or PC?

This question has good answers on how to remove ringtones that one may have installed using iTunes on a Mac or PC. However, it appears to be possible for iPhone users who do not have a Mac or PC to ...
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Itunes won't play .m4a or m4r tones

Windows 10. iTunes 12.7.0.166. I followed the directions found everywhere to create a new aac file less than 30 seconds long and rename it to .m4r then removing original (newly created) file from ...
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How to delete/remove custom ringtones (tones) from iPhone in iTunes 12.7?

As of iTunes 12.7, Apple now advises manually adding custom ringtones to iPhone per their support article here. Apple's instruction is to drag and drop tones from Finder to the "Tones" section of my ...
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Custom Ringtones & AlertTones locations for macOS Sierra and High Sierra?

Since Yosemite the only way to add custom ringtones was to drop them into: /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/ToneLibrary.framework/Versions/A/Resources/Ringtones Is this location still our only ...
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Is it possible to install a custom ringtone using iTunes 12.7 or later?

Is it possible to install a custom ringtone on an iPhone running iOS 11 using iTunes 12.7 or later? If so, how?
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Where do I put a custom ringtone for Facetime? (macos Sierra)

I like that Facetime Continuity allows my phone to ring on my computer. But it repeats the sound aggressively and it loops way too fast.. I created a quieter tone with eight seconds before it loops. ...
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Where could be the ringtones, wallpapers located on iOS IPSW package?

I've used and already extracted the IPSW of iOS 11, there are 4 DMG files there, where could that be on that DMG files there, and where exactly insider one of there could I find that such files?
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How to set a ringtone on iPhone?

I have recently bought an iPhone. I don't know how to set a ringtone on an iPhone. Can anyone explain the procedure to set a ringtone in an easy manner?
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Supported codecs for .m4r file?

What codecs can be used by iOS ringtone files (.m4r). I know only about AAC and ALAC, is there anything else? I can't find any official information on this question.
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Can you download custom iPhone vibrations?

I know how to create vibrations on the phone itself, but I'm wondering if there is a way to upload to a computer, download from a computer, or even create on a computer. I ask because I'd like a way ...
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How to change Gmail notification sound

How to change Gmail notification sound on iPhone is question a lot of people ask. So did I.
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OK so I've located the "silent'" button

Can't hear ringtones. Volume is up with buttons on left. Silent button shows red line. Does this mean it's on or off? Thanks, padres
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Assigning different ringtone for non-contacts

I'm using iOS 9.1 and I want to assign one ringtone for all known contacts and a different one for non-contacts. I also have another ringtone for a few specific contacts, but in general I want to ...
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Where are the alert tone audio files located in OS X?

In what directory on OS X are the sound files located for the alert tones in Messages and in FaceTime? I'm not talking about the alert sounds in System Preferences; I mean the ones that are also on ...
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itunes 12.1 song into ringtone for iPhone

I can't save segment of song as AAC in order to use as ringtone. Stuck at that stage. I am using iTunes 12.1.0.05. There seem to be solutions for earlier iTunes versions. I've edited song to be 30 ...
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Ringtone played in Airtel boss Ad

In the Airtel boss ad, when the husband receives a video message from his boss wife, a ringtone of a second or a two is played. What is the name of that ringtone? I suppose it belongs to the Iphone ...
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Annoying shrill outgoing Facetime ring tone

Is there anyway to stop the FaceTime ringtone heard on an outgoing call? I have tried the iPhone mute button and FaceTime mute icon with no success.
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custom ringtone on iphone5s using linux?

I have an iPhone 5s. I want to have my own custom ringtone on my iPhone. But is there any way to do this without the (really time consuming) way of starting up computer, start iTunes, connect iPhone ...
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Use mp3 in My Music as a ring tone [duplicate]

I just got an iPhone5S and want to use an mp3 I have in My Music as a ring tone. How can I do this. The manual only seems to talk about purchasing tones. EDIT I have made a 40 second m4r file and it ...
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Drag-dropping M4R Ringtone to iTunes 12.0.1 to appear in iTunes ringtone folder?

I followed the instructions here for older iTunes but things have apparently changed in iTunes 12.0.1 and iOS 8.1. The drag-dropping and the double-clicking the M4R file do not work anymore. So How ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 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 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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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?