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If you weren’t already aware, iOS & iPadOS 17 bring new ringtones to the iPhone and iPad for the first time in several years, and while you can always add third-party ringtones to your device regardless of what iOS or iPadOS version you’re running, you might still want those new ringtones even if you’re using an older version of iOS or iPadOS.

How to get a ringtone on iPhone (4 ways)

Get iPhone Ringtone

This tutorial shows you how to get, buy, download, create, and set a ringtone on your iPhone and iPad. A paid or free custom ringtone that you love makes you feel good when your phone rings. Plus, it can personalize your device and make it stand out in a crowd of similar-sounding default iPhone ringtones!

How to create free ringtones for your iPhone using Music on Mac

Select Ringtone on iPhone 12

Several years ago, we showed you how to create ringtones for your iPhone using iTunes. And if you own an older Mac that still uses iTunes, this tutorial still works like a charm. But if you have a newer version of macOS without iTunes, you’ll need to follow somewhat of a different process to create and use your ringtone.

This how-to walks you through creating ringtones for your iPhone using the Music app. The steps are similar for making the ringtone but getting it onto your device differs. So, here’s the entire process from start to finish.

Sonic offers jailbroken iPhone users an easy way to create and import ringtones

Most people I know like to configure custom ringtone(s) on their iPhone so that they aren’t listening to the boring stock ringtones every time someone tries to get ahold of them. Users have the option of purchasing ringtones from Apple’s iTunes Store or creating their own with the help of dedicated software.

If the iPhone you plan to create ringtones for is jailbroken, then you now have the additional option of using a new jailbreak tweak dubbed Sonic by iOS developer Zeph. By design, Sonic offers users an all-in-one solution for creating and importing ringtones and text tones to the ringtone/text tone libraries from the iPhone itself.

Adjust each of your iPhone’s various volume levels independently with SmartVolumeMixer

At first glance, it might seem like your iPhone has just one volume control that you can change with the volume buttons at the side of the handset, but there are actually nine different volume controls present on your handset.

It can be challenging to discern which volume control you’re adjusting when you press your device’s volume buttons, and so iOS developer midkin just launched a new jailbreak tweak called SmartVolumeMixer to make life a bit easier in this department.