How to Customize Ringtones for Android

Make ringtones for Android

"I download some awesome YouTube music and videos. I want to choose a specific part from the song and make it as a ringtone for my Samsung S7 edge. However, I don't know how to cut it and set any music segments to be my ringtone." - Linda

As the saying goes by Nietzsche, nothing is worth living for without music. Music has it magic and makes people happy and romantic. Many people, like Linda, would like to choose their preferred songs downloaded from iTunes store or YouTube or from other ways as their ringtones. Some people may have no idea of how to set ringtone on Android. Many users don't know how to make a customized ringtone. And here, we'd like to provide all solutions for all your problems about making ringtones for Android.

Part 1. Customize a ringtone for Android

Create a ringtone with Free Android Ringtone Maker

Frequently-used Android ringtone formats are MP3 and WAV. Free Android Ringtone Maker is a professional video/audio converting and editing tool. You can easily convert the downloaded YouTube videos to the customized MP3/WAV ringtone for Android. The software highly supports all kinds of Android devices, Such as Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, Sony Xperia Z5, HUAWEI P9, HTC 10, etc.

Install the Free Android Ringtone Maker

Download, install and launch the great Android ringtone making tool.

Add video/audio file

Click Add file button and import your favorite video or music file downloaded from YouTube or purchased from iTunes store.

Add Video or Audio

Set audio format

If you want to change the audio format, click the button of Output Format and choose a suitable audio format for your Android phone or tablet.

Set Audio Format

Convert the edited audio/video

Click the button of Output Format and choose a destination folder for the clipped file. And here, you can set your music folder as the destination folder. After that, click the button of Convert to convert the clipped audio/video.

Convert Video or Audio to Ringtone for Android

You can also check the video tutorial as below:

Use iTunes to convert M4A, AAC, AIFF to MP3/WAV

What if you get some M4A, AAC, AIFF audio that are not compatible with your Android device, what should you do? Apart from using Android Ringtone Maker, you can also use iTunes to make audio conversion. However, iTunes is not as smart as Android Ringtone Maker for iTunes only supports M4A, AAC, AIFF, WAV and MP3.

Launch iTunes and import the audio in M4A, AAC or AAC.

Go to iTunes Edit > Preference > Import Settings, and select MP3 Encoder or WAV Encoder.

Set MP3 Encoder

Back to the iTunes interface, and highlight the music file and right click to find Get Info. Choose Options tab from the pop-up window, and set the starting and the stopping time. Kindly note that this feature only allows you to set a audio segment in 40 seconds. Click OK to save the settings.

Clip Music in iTunes

Click the audio, tab "File" > "Convert" > "Create MP3/WAV version" according to your need. And you can find the converted file will show up next to the original audio.

Convert Music to Ringtones for Android in iTunes

Right click and copy the converted audio, and then paste it to the music folder of your Android device.

This way of using iTunes to make ringtones for Android is a little complicated. And you should pay attention to it. Moreover, if your play with iPhone, you can still follow the above two methods to create ringtones for iPhone.

Part 2. Choose the pre-made ringtone on Android

With the help of the two methods above, you can now freely to set the converted audio as your Android ringtone. Take MEIZU M1 Metal as an example:

Turn on your Android phone. Go to Settings > Sound & vibration > Ringtones and notifications. Then select the converted music file as phone ringtone or message ringtone from the music list. And tap the OK button. However, operations might be different with diverse brands of Android.

Set Ringtones for Android

Hope this article can help you to make and set your coustomized ringtones for Android.

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December 23, 2016 02:03 / Posted by to Android, Ringtone
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