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Setting ringtone i just got a iphone 3g and am having trouble setting one of my songs as a ringtone! can any1 help?

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Got a ring tone how do you save it so you dont lose it if you change the ring tone thanx

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Use an editor to take part of the song you need for ring tone it must be 40 seconds or under in length or it wont work.. once created use itunes to load the edited tune and convert it into an ACC file this confusingly will name it as an .m4a file

Next track down where itunes has saved the (your named file).m4a and look at it's properties so you can edit it's name/extension call it something relevant to you and change the extension from .m4a to .m4r you will get a warning about changing it but just ignore the warning.

Finally go back to itunes and click on the ringtones icon on the left to open a new page which at first will probably have no ringtones in it and click on file/add file to library and load the ringtone.

put a check mark in the box if it is not already there to include it in iphone sync and connect and sync your phone..

Posted on Aug 31, 2008

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    Jon Muncaster Aug 31, 2008

    sorry above file name should read AAC not ACC

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    Jon Muncaster Aug 31, 2008


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You can not use mp3 songs that are on your iphone you have to convert then?

Posted on Aug 17, 2008

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How can i change the ringing tone of my iphone? can i get music from it's ipod?


You can use the ringtones stored in Settings > Sounds > Ringtones. Otherwise, you can purchase custom ringtones from the iTunes Store application. You can also try using 3rd party applications that are named ringtone makers and try to use music in your iPod application. You cannot set songs in iPod as ringtones directly.

Feb 16, 2011 | Apple iPhone 3G

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How to make iPhone ringtone on Windows 7, Vista or XP


This guide will show you how to make iPhone ringtones using songs on your iTunes music library right from your Windows PC without installing any application (except for iTunes, of course) and without registering to any website or any premium text services. That means, everything is FREE!

Everything is done directly on your computer, you can do this even without internet connection.

This is for all iPhones (iPhone 4, 3GS, 3G or older) and for all iOS versions.

Here's what you need:
  • Computer running on Windows 7, Vista or XP with iTunes installed
  • Song(s) on your iTunes music library
Note: You don't need your iPhone yet until you're done making your ringtone and are ready to sync.

If you don't see the Ringtones list on your sidebar, don't worry. It will show up after you're successful in creating your first one.

Procedures:
  1. Open iTunes (from your PC) and select any song from your music library.kid_ant.png
  2. Right-click on your chosen song then click on Get Info.kid_ant.png
  3. Click on the Options tab, at the top of info window.kid_ant.png
  4. Look for Start Time and Stop Time, and copy whatever is written in the Stop Time box (which is the full length of the song) to avoid messing up the original copy, coz you're gonna need to put it back later.kid_ant.pngOn the video, the original length of my song is 5:48.055, but ringtones for iPhones could not comprise the full length of the song, it must only be around 1 to 30 seconds (though I'm not sure if 30+ sec will still work).kid_ant.png
  5. Shorten the song to acceptable limit (1 to 30 sec.).kid_ant.pngOn the video I used the first 9 seconds, by changing only the Stop Time from 5:48.055 to 0:09.000.kid_ant.pngYou may also choose the middle part of any song, say you can set the Start Time at 1:23.456 (or any time of your choice) and the Stop Time at 1:54.321 (or any time of your choice).kid_ant.png
  6. Click on OK to apply the changes.kid_ant.pngkid_ant.png
  7. Select the same song, click on Advanced from the Menu bar at the top of iTunes Window, then click on Create AAC version.kid_ant.pngNotice that the AAC version has shorter time than the original one.kid_ant.png
  8. Modify the original copy back to its full length (noted on step 4), then click on OK.kid_ant.png
  9. Right-click on the AAC version, then click on Show in Windows Explorer. A folder will open showing your two songs in file form, the original copy having the .mp3 file extension, and AAC version with .m4a.kid_ant.pngIf you cannot see the file extensions, Go to Control Panel>Folder Options>View (tab)> and from there, remove the check beside the option saying Hide extensions for known file types. Click on OK to apply the changes. (Watch the video for clearer instruction.)kid_ant.png
  10. Change the .m4a file extension to .m4r.kid_ant.pngYou may also change the name, but that's up to you. The important thing is to change the file extension.kid_ant.png
  11. Then Windows will ask:kid_ant.png87d54cb.jpgkid_ant.pngJust click on Yes.kid_ant.png
  12. Double-click on the modified file to add it to your ringtones list, and you're done!
The only thing you need to do now is to sync ringtones so you can use them on your iPhone.


WARNING-BEFORE YOU SYNC
Syncing ringtones will affect the music library on the iPhone, so before you click the sync button, be sure to transfer all your purchased songs first (from iPhone to PC) so no song will be deleted. Or better yet, do this only when you're working on the computer where: you save all your songs, or; you regularly sync your iPhone.

Notes:
This guide is intended only for iPhone users, because iPhones do not accept file types other than .m4r as ringtones.

This guide is intended only for Windows users. The guide for Mac users is written separately, with its own video.

on May 13, 2010 | Apple iPhone 3G

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How do I use one of my songs as my ringtone ? Please help !


  1. Open iTunes.
  2. Find the song that you want to make into a ringtone.
  3. Listen to the song and find the part of it you want to use. The chorus may be a good place to start.
  4. Write down the start and stop times of the clip.
  5. Right-click the song and select "Get Info."
  6. Click the "Options" tab.
  7. Type in the start time of your ringtone in the text box next to "Start Time" in the minutes:seconds (i.e., 2:01) format.
  8. Type in the end time of your ringtone in the text box next to "Stop Time." Make sure the ringtone is no more than 40 seconds long.
  9. Click "OK."
  10. Right-click your song again and select "Convert Selection to AAC." Wait for iTunes to convert your song. It will create a duplicate version.
  11. Right-click the ringtone and select "Delete."

Jan 15, 2011 | Apple iPhone 3G

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How do i download songs on ringtones iphone of computer


i have a guide on how you can create your own iPhone ringtone, click the link below:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4753790-make_iphone_ringtone_windows_7_vista_or

For more iPhone / iPod touch tips, click here.

Jun 16, 2010 | Apple iPhone 3G

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I dont know how to set a song as ur ringtone on the iphone


  1. Start iTunes and find the song you want to convert. (It must be an MP3.)
  2. Right-click the song and choose Get Info.
  3. Click the Options tab.
  4. Check the Start Time and Stop Time boxes, then enter times for each (no more than 30 seconds apart, the maximum length for a ringtone). I used 0:00 and 0:30, respectively, as "Spit It Out" has a perfect ascending lead-in.
  5. Click OK, then right-click the song again and choose Create AAC Version. You should immediately see a new 30-second version of the song.
  6. Drag that version out of iTunes and into the folder of your choice.
  7. Delete the 30-second version from iTunes and undo the Start Time/Stop Time changes to the original.
  8. Open the folder containing the 30-second AAC file you dragged out of iTunes, then change the file extension from .m4a to .m4r. Double-click it and it immediately gets added to iTunes' ringtone library.
  9. Finally, sync your iPhone. When it's done, you can head into the settings and select your new ringtone.
That's all there is to it! What song(s) will you assign to ringtone duty? Leave a comment and nominate your favorites. Meanwhile, have a happy new year! I'll see you back here in '09.

May 08, 2010 | Apple iPhone 3G

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Have downloaded a ringtone from Itunes to my Sony notebook and am unable to find a way to to send it to my 3g Iphone. Help needed??????.


You don't need to download paid ringtones anymore, just follow my instructions and you can have any ringtone you like using just the songs from yout iTunes music library.

Everything is free, and is done directly in your PC.

Click on the link below to read my instruction on how to make iPhone ringtones:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4753790-make_iphone_ringtone_windows_7_vista_or


For more iPhone / iPod touch tips, click here.

Feb 21, 2010 | Apple iPhone Smartphone

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Iv downloaded a ringtone from iTunes on my iPhone


you might of downloaded a song by accident

Nov 13, 2009 | Apple iPhone 3G

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I downloaded three ringtones. They show up in my library, but not in the Ringtone section. And, of course, they don't show up on the iPhone. HELP, please. Also, even though I'm using the same computer for...


The reason why this happens is because, iPhone only accepts .m4r file types as ringtones.

You don't really need to pay for ringtones anymore, jsut follow my instructions here in FixYa and you'll be making your own ringtones using your own songs from iTunes music library.

Click the link to learn how:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4753790-make_iphone_ringtone_windows_7_vista_or


For more iPhone / iPod touch tips, click here.


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Sep 11, 2009 | Apple iPhone 3G

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Connecting to net/safari and downloading tones frm net


hey listen dude u cant transfer ringtones from d net wat u cn do is purchase from itunes and then create its ringtone and then transfer to d fone else download a software its called iphone ringtone maker easily available on google search install it and then transfer any ringtone made by any itunes compatible song by dat software to ur iphone...........if u cnt find d software contac me on vash_62000@hotmail.com

enjoy

May 28, 2008 | Apple iPhone Smartphone

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Ringtones


You will need to jailbreak your iphone first. Best to use www.ibrickr.com which allows the jailbreak and uploading of applications and custom rings. I have some other software which does this but not as elegantly as ibrickr.

Jan 13, 2008 | Apple iPhone Smartphone

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