Brand new to iPhone and wondering how to set a ringtone? This is a great way to personalize your iPhone to reflect you, especially if you make your own custom ringtone. To find out how, follow along after the break!
Setting a new default ringtone
- Launch Settings
- Tap "Sounds"
- Tap "Ringtone"
- If you have any custom ringtones, they will be listed first, followed by the 25 standard ringtones
- Tap the ringtone you would like to use or listen to (Warning: when you do this, the ringtone will be played through your iPhone's speakers, even in silent mode)
- A checkmark will appear next to the selected ringtone
Setting a new individual ringtone
Changing an individual contact's SMS/Text tone
To set a personalized ringtone for an individual contact:
- Launch the Contacts app (or Phone app and choose the Contacts tab)
- Scroll to the contact you want to personalize
- Tap on their name to bring up their contact page
- Tap edit
- Tap on Ringtone
- Choose a new tone
There you have it! Now you know to set a new ringtone on your iPhone. If you have any questions, let us know in the comments below!
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