Downloading a ringtone
to your iPhone
is a great idea if you are looking for ways to personalize your phone.
iPhones come with a set of default ringtones that you can choose from. However, if you want to add onto them — with real songs, for example — you can do so by downloading them. This article will show you how to do so.
Best Ways to Personalize iPhone Ringtones
Download from the iTunes Store
The iTunes Store
does not only give you the option to purchase music; you can also download ringtones from it. On your iPhone, connect to the iTunes Store app, then click More
Next, click Tones
You can search the available ringtones by clicking the Features
, or Genres
Click the price of the ringtone, then confirm by clicking Buy Tone
Additionally, you can use a music track stored on your PC to create a ringtone for your iPhone. Please refer to this article on how to create a ringtone using iTunes
to find out how.
Download Free Ringtones
There are many websites that allow you to download free ringtones for your iPhone. Some of the most popular ones include Myxer
, the latter of which also allows you to convert your music files. Both sites can be accessed from your mobile phone and give you access to free and, more importantly, legal ringtone downloads.
Create Your Own Ringtones for Free
If you don't want to download already created ringtones for your iPhone, you can also choose to create your own. Please see our articles on how to create MP3 ringtones for your iPhone
and how to create MP3 ringtones for your iPhone on Mac
Associate a Ringtone to a Contact on iPhone
You can choose to associate a ringtone to a contact in your iPhone so that you know immediately who is calling you based on the ringtone that plays. To do so, open Contacts
on your phone, and tap the contact to whom you'd like to associate a custom ringtone. Tap Edit
in the corner:
Scroll down to Ringtone
, and tap it:
Select from the default ringtones or select Buy More Tones
to purchase new ones:
to save your changes:
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