How to make CUSTOM Text Tones for iPhone! [2022]

By | February 1, 2022
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To convert an audio file and use it as a new Text tone for iPhone, try the following on macOS or Windows:

How to make CUSTOM Text Tones for iPhone!

  • Install the latest version of iTunes.
  • Select an audio file within 40 seconds. Otherwise, iTunes will not copy to your phone.
  • If the file is longer than 40 seconds and you want to use some, you can use an audio editor to cut it to your liking.
  • To be used as sound text, the file must be in ACC format or have the extension .m4r. In this case, skip stepping 9. To convert audio files to ACC format:
  • Drag and drop the file to iTunes and find it in Library > Songs.
  • Select the file and click File > Convert > Create AAC Version.
  • You will now have two copies of the same audio file in your library. Original version and newly created AAC version. To differentiate the two, activate the column by right-clicking the library header and selecting Type.
  • If necessary, right-click the file named MPEG Audio File (MP3) to remove it from the library.
  • To change iTunes to recognize the ACC file extension as a text sound, follow these steps:
  • Drag and drop the ACC file from your iTunes library to your desktop.

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How to Create Text Tone for iPhone on PC?

The following steps are the same as above. To convert one of your audio files to Text tones for an iPhone, follow these steps:

  1. Make sure the latest version of iTunes is installed on your PC.
  2. Select an audio file with a maximum duration of 40 seconds. Otherwise, iTunes will not copy to your phone.
  • If the file is longer than 40 seconds and uses sections, you can use an audio editor to slice it into the sections you use.

To use a file as a Text tone for an iPhone the file must be in ACC format or have the extension .m4r. In this case, skip stepping 9. To convert audio files to ACC format:

  1. Drag and drop the file to iTunes and go to Library > Songs.
  2. Select the file and click File > Convert > Create AAC Version.
  3. You will now have two copies of the same audio file in your library. Original version and newly created AAC version. To differentiate the two in the library, activate the column by right-clicking the header and selecting Genre.
  4. If necessary, right-click the MPEG audio file (MP3) to remove it from the library.

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To change iTunes to recognize the ACC file extension as a text sound, follow these steps:

  1. Drag and drop the ACC file from your iTunes library to the desktop.
  2. Change the file extension to .m4r.
  3. Connect iPhone to Mac or PC with the USB cable to transfer files as ringtones.
  4. Unlock your iPhone. If this is your first time connecting your iPhone to your computer, you need to make sure your iPhone is trusted and then enter your iPhone PIN.
  5. In iTunes, click the device icon that appears on the left side of the library navigation bar.
  6. In the My Devices section of the left sidebar, select Ringtones.

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