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How to Make Apple Music Songs as iPhone Ringtone

By Tony Moton

Updated on March 13, 2019

Have you tried making Apple Music songs as ringtone on your iPhone with iTunes? Mostly you will end up getting a message saying that your song could not be converted because the protected files cannot be converted to other formats. It is a real disappointment to many of the Apple Music users.

If you are having the same problem here, then don't miss this guide. Because in this tutorial, we are going to show you how to make the impossible possible. First, I will teach you how to make ringtone from Apple Music song, and then I will show you how to set Apple Music as ringtone on your iPhone.


Part 1. How to Make Ringtone from Apple Music Song

Before we start making iPhone ringtone out of Apple Music, let's see how to unlock DRM restriction from Apple Music. You will need to prepare the following things.

#1. Apple Music DRM Removal tool – TuneFab Apple Music Converter

#2. Latest version of iTunes

#3. Apple Music songs

#4. Windows or Mac computer

TuneFab Apple Music Converter can help you get rid of DRM convert M4P song to DRM-free format, such as MP3, AAC, FLAC, M4A, etc. If you are the Mac user, then you can use the software to directly convert Apple Music to iPhone ringtone format, which is M4R format. Besides, TuneFab Apple Music Converter can let you edit ID3 tags of Apple Music tracks, such as title, artist, album cover, bitrate, sample rate, etc.

Now download the software from the above button and follow the steps here to remove DRM from Apple Music tracks now!

Step 1. Install and Launch TuneFab Apple Music Converter

Launch TuneFab Apple Music Converter on PC. iTunes will be opened automatically at the same time. Please make sure that you have signed in iTunes with same Apple ID and password that you used for Apple Music subscription.

Step 2. Select Apple Music Songs from iTunes Music Library

You can select a playlist on the left column, and then choose the songs you want to make as iPhone ringtone.

Step 3. Choose MP3 as Output Format

In the "Output Format" tab, select MP3 as the output format.

Set M4R as Output Format

Step 4. Convert Apple Music to M4R/MP3

Click the "Convert" button in the top menu bar and the program will start to convert Apple Music to the targeted output format. When it is done, click the "Explore Output File" to find the converted Apple Music songs. 

Convert Apple Music to M4R

Step 5. Make iPhone Ringtone from Apple Music Songs

If you don't want to use iTunes because it's too difficult to handle, then you'd better try this method. Here I will introduce a tool which is able to create iPhone M4R ringtone in one simple click. The tool is called TuneFab iPhone Ringtone Maker.

It comes with a built-in feature which helps users make iPhone ringtone easily from all sorts of music. Apart from making customized ringtone for iPhone, this tool can transfer songs, ringtones, photos and more directly between iPhone, iPad, and PC directly. Now follow the steps here to make your personalized iPhone ringtone with TuneFab WeTrans.

1. Download, install and launch TuneFab Ringtone Maker on PC.

2. Connect iPhone to PC

3. Add DRM-free Apple Music song to TuneFab Ringtone Maker

4. Set iPhone ringtone length

5. Transfer Apple Music Ringtone to iPhone Directly

Note: This program will let you listen to the song you added and you can select the timing for the ringtone. You can listen to the song first and then note down the starting point and ending point. But you need to make sure that the total length of the ringtone is around 40 seconds, which is Apple's maximum length for a ringtone.

Part 2. How to Set Apple Music Song as iPhone Ringtone

Step 1. Add Apple Music Ringtone to iPhone

Please make sure that you have transferred the created ringtone to your iPhone. When all ringtones are available in your iPhone, you can follow the steps to set Apple Music as ringtone on iPhone. 

Step 2. Set Ringtone on iPhone

Now go to Settings on your iPhone, and then go to "Sounds & Haptics" > "Ringtone", you will find the transferred ringtone from the ringtone list. Just select the song you like and make sure it is checked.

Set Apple Music as iPhone Ringtone

That's it. If you have more tips about making Apple Music Ringtone on iPhone, feel free to leave your message in the comments below. And if you think the TuneFab WeTrans is a good iPhone Ringtone Maker, share it with your friends and family now!

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