How to Transfer Custom Ringtones from macOS Big Sur/Catalina to iPhone/iPad [macOS Mojave]

Last Updated on Aug 26, 2020

On any mac, start a quick way to make & Transfer custom ringtone for iPhone/iPad. On newer MacOS Catalina update, Without iTunes check how to create and sync any song as a ringtone. Because iTunes officially stopped by Apple on macOS Catalina or later. So Earlier Mac and Windows users can use iTunes for Make Custom ringtone on iPhone, iPad. Set this custom ringtone for incoming Call Ringtone, Text Tone, New Voicemail, New Mail, Sent Mail, Calendar Alerts, Reminder Alerts, Airdrop that play in ringing mode (Check Volume is up and Mute button is off).

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Make custom ringtone using the Music app on Mac is quite easy compared to the iTunes method. So you don’t have a music app installed Mac, so you can request your friends or borrow mac from your friend to make custom ringtone in a very fast way. anyway if you wish to create a custom ringtone using iTunes, follow the second method in this tutorial.

Supported Devices: MacOS Big Sur, MacOS Catalina or Later, & Older MacOS installed Mac, iMac, MacBook Pro/Air, Mac Mini for iPhone 11 (Pro Max), iPhone XR (XS Max), iPhone 8 (Plus), iPhone 7 (Plus), iPhone 6S (Plus).

Make a Custom Ringtone for iPhone, iPad Using Mac’s Music app or iTunes [MacOS Catalina included]

macOS Big Sur/Catalina or later macOS installed On Mac

  1. Open Music app on Mac. [Use Spotlight search – Command + Space, Type music, and open app].
  2. Now connect your iPhone/iPad using Apple lightning cable. Click on Your iPhone/iPad will show on the Music app window sidebar.
  3. Click on your device name. Wait for a few seconds. Until all offline music will appear on the music app window.
  4. Prepare ringtone music in m4r format and length must be 30 seconds or less. We can download an mp3 ringtone file online and convert it m4r online free.

    Add m4r custom ringtone on iPhone using Music app on MacOS catalina mac no iTunes

    Add m4r custom ringtone on iPhone using Music app on macOS Catalina mac no iTunes

  5. Once the Music ringtone file is ready, drag it to the mac music app window. Wait for a few seconds until your iPhone sync and transfer this file successfully.

    Wait for Sync or Transfer Ringtone from mac to iPhone using Music app on Catalina on Mac

    Wait for Sync or Transfer Ringtone from mac to iPhone using Music app on Catalina on Mac

  6. at the same time your can found recently added custom ringtone under the settings > Music & haptics > ringtone > Under the ringtone sections first is a custom ringtone.
  7. select it to set. that’s it. We can delete custom ringtone by a swipe to right on the list.

    Change or Delete Custom Ringtone on iPhone and iPad

    Change or Delete Custom Ringtone on iPhone and iPad

macOS Mojave & Earlier macOS install On Mac [iTunes Method]

Read this to make Custom Ringtone using iTunes on Mac or PC.  Also set fade in and fade out effect will be made your ringtone melodious.

You can also set maximum audio output when it will tune, check any time from the preview option.

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  • Directly browse audio and video songs from your Mac drive or External drive, DVD drive, or iTunes collection by dragging or select it.
  • Now output ringtone, That’s you made recently from this software, automatically sync with iTunes library, So from there, you can easily transfer to the iPhone connected with Lighting cable.

Very unique concept and process, Also an easy task for the new user to Make an iPhone ringtone, Not iPhone only But also support other iOS devices (iPad) running on iOS/iPadOS.

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