How To Load Custom Ringtones To Your iPhone 3G

Posted on January 18, 2009 @ 2:31 am
by Dave Sanders

Wouldn’t it be great to choose your own iPhone ringtones, instead of letting Apple choose them for you? What if you like to designate a different ringtone for each one of your friends, and you have more than 25 friends? How do you get new iPhone ringtones onto your iPhone?

If you have a song library on your computer, you can create customized iPhone ringtones for your iPhone! All you need to use is your computer and iTunes – no hacking software required! It’s a bit complicated, but if you take it step by step you will end up with your own choice of ringtones!

Step 1. Open iTunes.

Step 2. Right click on whatever song you want to use to create your new iPhone ringtone. Select GET INFO.

Step 3. Go to your OPTIONS tab, and in the menu check the START TIME and STOP TIME checkboxes. Put in a 30 second or less segment of the song into these times. Click OK.

Step 4. Right click on your song segment. Select CONVERT SELECTION TO AAC.

Step 5. When it has finished converting your song segment, go to your iTunes music folder. Browse to your song segment, and drag it to your desktop.

Step 6. Now you want to delete your clipped song segment from your iTunes music folder.

Step 7. Back at your desktop, right click on your song, and click GET INFO.

Step 8. Change the extension at the end of the file name to .M4r.

Step 9. Double click the file. This will include it in your ringtones section of your iTunes library.

Step 10. SYNC your iPhone with iTunes.

That’s all you do! You now have a new, customized iPhone ringtone on your iPhone.

Whew! That was kind of tedious! Seems like a lot of trouble to go to just to get one iPhone ringtone onto your iPhone, doesn’t it?

There is an easier way. If you would like to save yourself a lot of time and trouble, you will be happy to discover that you can pick up thousands of iPhone ringtones, already formatted for your iPhone, over at TheiPhoneDVD. Not only are there thousands of them, but all these ringtones are also stuffed onto the very same DVD. That’s right! The iPhone DVD includes 30,000 iPhone ringtones, all in one place, and all iPhone-ready for you to put right into your own ringtone library. It’s so simple.

So you can get your iPhone ringtones the hard way, by following the 10 steps above, or you can save your energy for more important things and grab The iPhone DVD today. Get your iPhone ringtones the quick and easy way, and add new ringtones to your iPhone at the touch of a button. You’ll be glad you did!

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