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How to Make a Voice Memo a Ringtone for iPhone

Author by Jane

Updated on Feb 15, 2023

Farewell to the single built-in ringtone on iPhone. You can attempt to settle your recording audio as the awesome ringtone. This article summaries 2 straightforward and practical approaches on how to make a voice memo a ringtone for iPhone exclusively.

How Do I Easily Convert a Voice Memo into a Ringtone?

Q: I've searched around and found outside advice on how to convert a Voice Memo to a ringtone. None of these worked, and I don't think I should have to add another app to my phone to do this. Does anyone have instructions on how to simply do this on my iPhone?

A: It is definitely upsetting that iPhone comes with the limited ringtone category. And you might usually come across such an awkward situation: When someone’s phone rings, you subconsciously check out your own mobile phones at once (just because of applying the same ringtone.)

Growing users would like to customize their own ringtones. Some enjoy converting music as ringtone. There are increasing friends who like making the voice memo into ringtone as well, such as, your lover’s voice, the kid’s voice, etc. This article brings along 2 efficient and easy-to-use methods that help you achieve voice memo to ringtone conversion with no hassle.

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Part-1: How to Make a Voice Memo a Ringtone on iPhone

iPhone, in fact, comes with the ability to add a voice memo as a ringtone, but it needs to work in synergy with another app. Because iPhone memo uses .m4a as its extension while the ringtone format is .m4r. Here we can use iTunes to turn a voice memo into ringtone without a 3rd-party program.

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Step 1. Transfer Your Voice Memo to PC

Go to the “Voice Memos” application on iPhone, and head to the recording you want to apply as a ringtone. Click “…” to share it via mail to the computer.

Step 2. Change the Recording Format

Open the Mail and download the audio file on your computer. Then, rename the file’s extension from “.m4a” to “.m4r”, which is the format dedicated to iPhone ringtone.

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Step 3. Convert the Recording to Ringtone

Launch iTunes, then connect your iPhone and computer.

Drag and drop the recording file with “.m4r” to iTunes, which will be displayed in the Tones library.

Notice: The iPhone ringtone has time restriction with no more than 40 secs. Therefore, if your voice memo is beyond the limitation, you have to cut the recording to the allowed length first.

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Step 4. Apply the Voice Memo to Ringtone

Go back to your iPhone. Head to “Settings” >>> “Sounds” >>> “Ringtone”

The transferred voice memo will be displayed in the list. Just tap it to apply as your new ringtone.

Part-2: How to Record a Ringtone for iPhone with an External Program

Here, I would like to recommend an outstanding ringtone maker – WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro. A third party utility though it is, its built-in ringtone maker is 100% safe and small in size. On top of all that, in addition to voice memo to ringtone conversion, it brings together many other great features. For example, you are able to download audio and video from BBC, Dailymotion, Facebook, and so forth. Besides, it provides you with more than 500 output formats and portable devices so that you can transfer audiobook to your iPhone to read and explore other different functions that will outstrip your imaginations. Try and have some new experiences.

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How to Make a Voice Memo a Ringtone with WonderFox Ringtone Maker

Head to the Ringtone Studio

Before start, please free downloadfree download the software on your PC.

Step 1. Head to the Ringtone Studio

Run WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro, where there are 5 modules displayed in front of you – Converter, Downloader, Recorder, GIF Maker, and Toolbox. Choose “Toolbox” and go to the “Ringtone Studio” segment.

Process -- Turn Voice into Ringtone

Step 2. Process -- Turn Voice into Ringtone

(1): Click the “Add File” tab to import your voice memo.

(2): Select the device on the left side. You can make a ringtone for Android if you are using an Android phone. For iPhone users, you just need to click the Apple icon. However, the maximum ringtone duration is 40 secs so that you’d better control the time less than its demand.
(3): Move the sliders to define the content and press “Play Section” to preview whether it is your satisfactory portion.
(4): Finally hit “Save” to add this assignment to the program.
(5): The new ringtone will successfully be saved on your computer. Then, you can transfer the file via iTunes to your iPhone or iPad.

At last...

Now you must have learned how to make a voice memo a ringtone with these 2 methods introduced to you. For further questions, you can contact us freely. Enjoy your new ringtone from now on.

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Whereas it is supported by downloading the movie’s BGM from websites, some of the details are deleted. If you want to enjoy the original soundtrack of DVD movies, WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro can accomplish this task for you.

WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro is able to smartly detect the main title from DVD in super-fast pace and rip the BGM to 300+ output digital formats without quality loss, involving iPhone and Android ringtone. Download and have a try.

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