How to Convert Youtube Song to iPhone Ringtone

When you need to convert YouTube songs to iPhone ringtone, which tool will be most useful? Just find answers in this passage!

Kathy by Kathy Updated July 2, 2024
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This article explains how to convert a YouTube video into a custom ringtone for both iPhone and Android devices. It highlights the specific tools and steps needed to accomplish this task, emphasizing the differences in the process between iOS and Android platforms.

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Things you need before converting

Creating a ringtone from a YouTube video involves multiple steps, including downloading the video as an MP3, trimming the desired audio portion, and setting it as a ringtone. The necessary tools include:

enlightened An MP3 converter

enlightened A trimming tool

enlightened GarageBand (for iOS devices)

enlightened A file transfer tool

How to convert YouTube song to ringtone on iPhone

For iPhone users, here's how to convert a YouTube video into a ringtone using GarageBand:

Step 1. Download the YouTube Video as MP3: Use YTMP3 to convert and save the YouTube video as an MP3 file on your iPhone.

Step 2. Trim Audio: Use MP3Cut to trim the MP3 file to the desired ringtone length.

Step 3. Install and Use GarageBand: Download GarageBand from the App Store and import the trimmed audio file into the app.

Step 4. Set As Ringtone: Export the audio as a ringtone using GarageBand's features and set it as your desired ringtone type (Standard Ringtone, Text Tone, or Contact Ringtone).

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How to turn a YouTube video into a ringtone on Android

For Android users, follow these steps to convert a YouTube video into a ringtone:

Step 1. Use a Reliable YouTube to MP3 Converter: Utilize a reputable tool like YTMP3 to convert the YouTube video to MP3 format.

Step 2. Download YouTube Video in MP3: Paste the YouTube video link into YTMP3, choose MP3 format, and download the converted audio to your Android device.

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Step 3. Trim the Audio: Use an online trimming tool or app from the Play Store to trim the desired audio segment.

Step 4. Set it as a Ringtone: Locate the trimmed audio file on your device and set it as your ringtone.

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Tips for making a YouTube video into a ringtone

enlightened Choose the video carefully: Select a video with clear audio quality for better ringtone sound.

enlightened Use reliable download tools: Utilize reputable online tools or software to download YouTube videos for conversion.

enlightened Choose the desired duration: Typically, ringtones are short, ranging from about 15 to 30 seconds in length.

enlightened Transfer to your device: Connect your smartphone to your computer and move the converted ringtone file onto your device. For this purpose, consider using AirDroid Personal, a comprehensive solution that facilitates seamless file transfers across iPhone, Android, Windows, Mac, and the web, ensuring uninterrupted connectivity.

enlightened For Windows users, you can choose FoneTool to easily transfer ringtones from computer to iPhone (Phone Transfer > PC to iPhone).

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Bonus: How to edit iPhone ringtones on PC

When you need to edit your ringtones on iPhone from PC, the professional ringtone maker - FoneTool will be your best choice.

yes Edit various audio files including mp3, m4a, m4b, m4p, m4r, aif, aiff, flac, wav, aac, etc. as you like on computer.
yes Easily move source and targeted files from iPhone to PC or PC to iPhone.
yes All iOS devices and iOS versions can be supported, even the latest ones.

Now you can download and install it on your Windows PC, then follow the steps below to learn how to make it.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the computer via a USB cable > Launch FoneTool > Go to Toolbox > Choose Ringtone Maker to continue.

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Step 2. Choose From Device to select music.

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Step 3. Choose music on your iPhone > Click on Select.

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Step 4. Edit the music as you like.

enlightened For more ringtone-maker details with FoneTool, find them in this iOS ringtone-maker guide.

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Step 5. Once you have finished the process, tap on Save to Device to save it > Click on Save from the pop-up window to finish the process.

enlightened Note: Now you can find your edited ringtone from your iPhone settings (Settings > Sounds & Haptics > Ringtone), and directly set them as your iPhone ringtone.

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Now you can know how to convert YouTube songs to iPhone ringtone efficiently. For Android users, there is also available way to make it. And if you need to transfer ringtones from iPhone to PC for a backup, then FoneTool will be your ideal choice to finish the process, why not try it now? You will be surprised!

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