Sometimes when you have ringtones downloaded or purchased on your computer, or you might have just converted your music songs to ringtones with GarageBand or iTunes on your computer, you need to send them to your iPhone. In fact, the sync of iPhone ringtones is virtually the same as other iTunes files, like music, videos, photos, etc. We will describe how to sync ringtones to iPhone throug iTunes below.
How to Transfer Ringtones to iPhone through iTunes?
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to Computer via USB
Plug your iPhone device into your computer with supplied USB cable.
Step 2: Start iTunes App on your Computer
Double click on the iTunes icon to launch the iTunes app on your computer.
Step 3: Select ringtones to sync to iPhone
Your iPhone name will be listed under the Device section on the left menu of iTunes. Click on your iPhone, click the “Ringtones” to open the ringtones tab.
Check the box for “Sync Ringtones” and then check the boxes for the ringtones you want to sync. There are 2 options to select, check “All ringtones” to choose all the ringtone files to sync, or check “Select ringtones” to select the specified ringtones that you want to transfer.
Step 4: Sync ringtones to iPhone via itunes
Finally click “Sync” button in the bottom right corner of the iTunes to sync selected ringtones to iPhone via itunes. The synced ringtone files will appear on your iPhone as a ringtone automatically.
iPhone Ringtones Sync Tips
This ringtones sync via iTunes applies to various iPhone models and iOS versions, such as iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c.
Except iTunes, other iPhone management and transfer tools provide similar functions to allow you transfer ringtones from computer to iPhone without iTunes or sync, iTools is one of the most popular one. It can help you transfer not only ringtones, but also many other data such as books, PDFs, contacts, etc.
You can create free ringtones from your music files with iTunes. Check out this guide: Create free iPhone ringtones with iTunes. When a ringtone get transferred to iPhone, you need to enable it as your default ringtone on iPhone.