How to Set Your Own Ringtone to iPhone

Want to add your own ringtone to iPhone? No worries as here’s tutorial on how to Set Your Own Ringtone to iPhone. If you have been using iPhone for quite long time now then I am sure then you would be bored of default iPhone ringtones which are very boring.

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The main problem with iPhone is that Apple don’t allow its users to add custom ringtones to iPhone and set them as their default ringtone. But no worries as there is a workaround to Set Your Own Ringtone to iPhone. The procedure is not that hard but it is bit lengthy.

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Set Your Own Ringtone to iPhone

How to Set Your Own Ringtone to iPhone

There are basically two steps to add custom ringtones to iPhone: One is via Jailbreak tweak which is easy but for that you will need to have your iPhone jailbreaked. The second method is via iTunes that is without jailbreak. We recommend the former one as it is easy, time efficient and good one.

Set Custom Ringtones on iPhone [Without Jailbreak]

This method to add custom ringtone to the iphone via iTunes is bit complicated and lengthy but not tough. So read the whole process once before trying it on your iPhone.

  • Open iTunes on your computer and go to the “Edit –> Preferences”.
  • Go to “General –> Import Settings” and set the Import Using option there to “AAC Encoder” followed by pressing OK button.
  • Now add the tone or song which you want to set as ringtone to your iTunes account and click on the “Get Info” option.
  • There go to the “Option” tab and select the time duration for your tone and click on “OK” button.
  • Now again right click on that tone and this time select “Create AAC version”.
  • Let the iTunes make AAC version of your desired ringtone. It will be in Users\…\Music\iTunes\iTunes Media folder.
  • Go to that folder and find the ringtone you have created and will change its format from .m4a to m4r and making it common.
  • Now you have got your desired ringtone, now again right click on that ringtone file and select “Add File” option to add this to iTunes library.
  • Now time to connect iPhone to iTunes and grab that ringtone.

Voila this was hard method to set your own ringtone to iPhone using manual actions.

Set Custom Ringtones on iPhone [Without Jailbreak]

This method is very easy but for that you will need to have your iPhone jailbreaked. If your iPhone is running on iOS 7 –7.0.4, then download evasion7 and untethered jailbreak your iPhone on iOS 7. Once you have jailbreaked your iPhone and got the cure Cydia icon on your homescreen, then tap on it to launch it.

Please note that this tweak doesn’t support A7 based devices like iPad Air and iPhone 5S. Don’t worry if you have got one of them as the update for them will be released soon.

Add BigBoss repo and then search for Jailbreak tweak named ToneEnabler. Once installed, your can easily set your own ringtone to iPhone and enjoy listening to your favorite tones.

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