Although it is not common, we do need to add ringtones to iTunes sometimes. You may want to transfer ringtones from one iPhone to iTunes so that the ringtones can be synced to another iPhone. Or you have beautiful ringtones on your computer and want to add those ringtones to iTunes library.
Whether you need to transfer iPhone ringtones to iTunes library, or import ringtones from computer to iTunes, this tutorial will walk you through all the steps.
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Transfer Ringtones from iPhone to iTunes Library with Two Steps
iTunes only can sync ringtones from its library to iPhone. To transfer ringtones from iPhone to iTunes library, you need the following things:
An iPhone with the ringtones you want to transfer;
A computer with iTunes pre-installed;
A USB cable;
An iPhone to iTunes transfer tool – FonePaw iOS Transfer.
Features of FonePaw iOS Transfer
Transfer ringtones from iPhone to iTunes, iPhone to iPhone or iPhone to a computer with a few clicks;
Add ringtones to iPhone without iTunes;
Transfer photos, music, videos, contacts, and more between iPhone and iTunes;
Fully compatible with all iPhone, including iPhone XS/XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 6/Plus, iPhone 5s/5c/5.
Step 1: Connect iPhone to PC
Download, install and run FonePaw iOS Transfer on your computer. Then, connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable. As soon as your iPhone is detected, the program will display your iPhone info in a user-friendly window.
Step 2: Transfer ringtones from iPhone to iTunes
On the left-hand side of the screen, you'll see the list of Music, Photos, Messages, Contacts, Videos. Unfold the "Music" tab, highlight "Ringtones", and then you will find these options: Add, Export to, Delete and Refresh.
Choose the ringtones you want to import to iTunes and then click "Export to" > "Export to iTunes". FonePaw iOS Transfer will start transferring ringtones from iPhone to iTunes library.
If you have moved the iTunes library from C drive to another hard drive, you can't directly transfer your ringtones to iTunes with FonePaw iOS Transfer. You have to export the ringtones from the iPhone to a computer first, then add those exported ringtones from computer to iTunes.
Tip: Transfer Ringtones from iPhone to Computer
FonePaw iOS Transfer can also export iPhone ringtones to computer. To do that, you should:
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the computer.
Step 2: Tick all ringtones you want to transfer to computer and click the Export button > Export to PC.
How to Add Ringtones to iTunes from Computer
It's easy for you to add ringtones to iTunes from a computer. Here is how you can do it.
Step 1: Plug your iPhone to the computer and run iTunes.
Step 2: Find the tones you want to import to iTunes and copy them.
Step 3: On iTunes, select the Music tab, click your iPhone > Tones and paste the ringtones.
FonePaw iOS Transfer not only takes care of iPhone ringtones transferring, it as supports transferring music, music video, playlists, TV shows, podcasts, voice memos, etc. from iPhone to iTunes. If you are interested in it, just feel free to download and have a try.
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