- Edit music or audio to 40 seconds or less.Phone ringtones are usually only a few seconds long and then they repeat.
Apple limits all ringtone files to 40 seconds. Any ringtones longer than this limit will not sync to an iOS device using iTunes. When it comes to how long a ringtone will play when the iPhone is ringing, this time is shorter. For example, normal ringing on AT&T is limited to 20 seconds.
- First Goal: Create an audio file in the AAC FormatTo install a ringtone file on an iPhone the audio will have to be in the AAC format and have the extension of .M4R
- Final Goal: Install and configure your custom ringtone to play on your iPhone.Just follow the steps below to install a custom ringtone on your iPhone using either a Macintosh Computer or Windows computer.
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From Garageband (MacOS)
Congratulations you have completed all of the steps successfully! Enjoy your new ringtone! Can you figure out how to assign a different ringtone for each of your contacts?
Double Check Your Audio Project Length
Export File to Disk
For File Format, Choose AAC
Change the Extension
Connect Your iPhone to Your Computer
Select Your Phone in iTunes
Drag Your Ringtone on to the iTunes Sidebar
Now Go to Settings On Your iPhone
Select Your Ringtone!
Woot! There it is!