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How to Make iPhone Ringtone without iTunes

By Tony Moton

February 07, 2019

How do you like iPhone's default ringtones? You may think of a thousand words like dull, monotonous, dreary, etc. to describe them. Well, if you are fed up with iPhone default ringtones, why not customize one with iTunes? Unfortunately, since iTunes 12.7, the ringtone section has been removed from iTunes. If you still want to make iPhone ringtones with iTunes, the process would be extremely complicated. Then, is there any other way to make iPhone ringtone without iTunes? The answer is yes! The most convenient way is to use iPhone ringtone maker to add M4R to iPhone without iTunes. This post is going to provide you with a perfect offline iPhone ringtone maker and a ringtone maker online.

Make iPhone Ringtone


Part 1. How to Make iPhone Ringtone Without iTunes

To realize the goal, a M4R ringtone converter is needed. Here TuneFab WeTrans is highly recommended for its convenience in converting MP3 files to M4R and transferring M4R to iPhone directly. Apart from customizing iPhone ringtone, it can also transfer music, photos, videos, contacts and messages between iPhone, iPad, iPod and PC. If you have downloaded some songs on your computer and want to set it as your new iPhone ringtone, then TuneFab WeTrans will surprise you. Seeing is believing, let's try!

Step 1. Download and Install TuneFab WeTrans

The first thing you need to do is to download the program by clicking the button below. And then follow the instruction of installation to finish the whole installing process.

Main Interface

Note: TuneFab WeTrans provides you with a 30-day free trial. For the free-trial version, you are able to transfer photos, music and videos for a certain number, but making ringtones is not allowed. If you want enjoy all the function with no limitation, you need to buy the software first.  After you pay the fee you will get a licensed code through your email. So please ensure that your email address is valid and correct. Then you can copy the code to the register bar.


When you finish registering, you will be able to make iPhone ringtone easily.  There is one thing you need to know: before you launch TuneFab WeTrans, you need to download the latest version of iTunes to make the process smooth. If you run TuneFab WeTrans, iTunes will not appear to bother you, but it is still needed to be installed in advance.

Step 2. Connect iPhone to Computer

Now connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable. A window will pop up on your iPhone, namely "Trust This Computer?", just tap on "Trust".

Trust This Computer

If the iPhone is connected successfully, the main information of iPhone will appear on the interface. By clicking the pencil-shaped icon, you are free to rename your iPhone.

Connect iPhone

Step 3. Click Toolbox to Make Ringtone

There are seven options on the left side of the interface, including Home, Photos, Music, Videos, Contacts, Messages and Toolbox. Click the "Toolbox" option to get into a new interface, in which click "Ringtone Maker" from the upper part.

Run Ringtone Maker

Step 4. Add File to Make a Ringtone

You can either "Add file from device" or "Add file from PC". Here we take the former one as an example. So you can choose any songs from your computer.

Add File from PC

Step 5. Set Timer and Generate a New Ringtone

After the selecting, click "Set starting point" and "Set ending point" to cut a segment from the songs that you selected. And then click on "Generate" to make iPhone ringtone.

Set Timer

Part 2. How to Make iPhone Ringtone with Online Ringtone Maker

In this part, an online iPhone ringtone maker will be introduced. That is It offers a large number of ringtones with high quality. Ringtones in MP3 and M4R format can both be found on the website. But the MP3 files are far more than the M4R ones. Different categories provide you with various genres of music, from which you are able to play and download whatever you like. In addition, type the names of the songs into the search bar to find the songs. If you download MP3 ringtones, you can transfer them to M4R with the help of TuneFab WeTrans.



All in all, since it is not allowed to edit iPhone ringtone through iTunes, make iPhone ringtone without iTunes becomes extremely urgent. TuneFab WeTrans will help you get new and unique M4R ringtones and transfer them to you iPhone. Compared to the online iPhone ringtone maker, TuneFab WeTrans can save your time because you don't have to consider what format to choose - it can transfer for you.

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