How to Use Ringtones on iPhone and iPad

There are many ways you can customize your iPhone or iPad. One of these can be regulating the kind of tones or sounds you hear when you receive a call or text. To achieve this, it’s definitely important to learn how to use ringtones on your iPhone and iPad – and there is a tonne of them. They can help you make your devices feel more personal.

In this post, we’ll take you through how to change your ringtone on your iPhone or iPad and how to customize ringtones for a particular contact. You should read through.

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Change Call Ringtones on iPhone and iPad

Follow the steps below to change incoming call ringtones on your iPhone or iPad.

  • Open your Settings app.
  • Select Sounds & Haptics.
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  • Under Sounds and Vibration Patterns, select Ringtone.
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  • Select your preferred ringtone from the list provided.
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  • You can tap on a ringtone to listen to the sound.

Set Customized Ringtone for a Contact

If you’d like to set a ringtone for a particular contact so you can easily identify when it’s that contact calling, please follow the steps below.

  • Open the contacts app on your iPhone or iPad.
  • Select the particular contact’s name.
  • In the top-right corner of the contact card, tap Edit.
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  • Tap Ringtone or Text Tone, then choose a new sound.
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  • Tap Done.
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The default ringtone that comes with every iPhone is called the ‘Reflection’. And with the steps above, you can try out new tones you prefer. Let us know how that goes.

And those are two major ways you can use your ringtones on your devices. Would you like to use ringtones for any other thing? Please let us know in the comments section and we will update this post on the steps to achieve that.

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