How to create iPhone ringtones for free?


The creating of iPhone tones from any MP3 music song is pretty easy and straightforward with the iDevice Manager. What you need is only your favorite song as MP3 or Apple M4A file and the iDevice Manager. Drag the file over the iDevice Manager and release the mouse key. That's it!

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How can I create an iPhone ringtone from a MP3 music song?


  1. If the iDevice Manager is not installed yet, download the program from here.
  2. Connect the device with an USB cable on your computer.
  3. Start the iDevice Manager and press in menu "Tones".
  4. Use the mouse to drag the MP3, M4A or M4R music file from the computer over the list of existing tones in iDevice Manager (Drag 'n Drop).
  5. Alternatively, the files can be picked from a folder on your PC by clicking on the "Select Files" menu entry.
  6. After that can you see details like title, album and artist below the tones list.
  7. If you want, can you play and cut the sound to set start and end position of the tone from your favorite song position.
  8. By pressing "Apply" starts the tone creation process.
  9. After a few moment, is the new tone transferred to your iPhone and you can choose the ringtone.
  10. If the new tone not visible, close the iPhone settings app and restart it. In very rare cases, the iPhone has to be restarted.
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How can I edit an iPhone tone name?


  1. Start the iDevice Manager and press in menu "Tones".
  2. Connect the device with an USB cable on your computer.
  3. The existing tones will be displayed.
  4. Choose the tone to edit, by clicking the tone in the list.
  5. Now are the details like title, album and artist below the tones list.
  6. If you want, can you play and cut the sound to set start and end position of the tone of your favorite song position.
  7. By pressing "Apply" starts the tone creation process.
  8. After a few moment, is the new tone transferred to your iPhone and you can choose the ringtone.
  9. If the new tone not visible, close the iPhone settings app and restart it. In very rare cases, the iPhone has to be restarted.

How can I delete iPhone tones?


  1. Start the iDevice Manager and press in menu "Tones".
  2. Connect the device with an USB cable on your computer.
  3. The iDevice Manager will load the tones from iPhone and display in a list.
  4. After that can you see details like title, album and artist below the tones list.
  5. Select one or more tones.
  6. Click with the right mouse key on the selection and choose in the context menu "Delete".

How can I transfer iPhone tones to PC?


  1. Start the iDevice Manager and press in menu "Tones".
  2. Connect the device with an USB cable on your computer.
  3. The iDevice Manager will display the iPhone ringtones in a list.
  4. Use the menu "Select" to select all listed items or select single items with your mouse.
  5. Press the "Download" button or choose in context menu "Download".
  6. Now you have 3 possible destinations to save the tones.
  7. The local computer, OneDrive and Dropbox.
  8. If you decided to store the tones on a online storage, then you have to sign-in at first.
  9. After successful sign-in, choose or create the destination folder and confirm your selection with "Apply".
  10. Before you start the transfer, choose one of the destination file name options.
  11. Press "Apply" to start the transfer.

How to Transfer ringtones from old iPhone to new iPhone?


  1. Start the iDevice Manager and press in menu "Tones".
  2. Connect the old iPhone with an USB cable on your computer and confirm the "Trust computer" message on the iPhone, if displayed.
  3. The existing tones will be displayed.
  4. Transfer the tones to your computer. See details above.
  5. Unplug your old iPhone from PC.
  6. Restart the iDevice Manager and connect your new iPhone.
  7. Navigate again to the Tones.
  8. Move by drag 'n drop the transferred tones over the (empty) ringtone list and release the mouse key.
  9. Alternatively, can you use the "Add" button in the top menu.