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    How do i use a mp3 clip as a ringtone on an iphone?

    i want to use an mp3 file as a ringtone on my iphone.
    i have put it in the ringtone section on itunes and synced but its not there on the phone when i ask to change the ringtone. any ideas?

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    find the ringtone in the itunes/music section on ya phone, then SET/ASSIGN to ringtone (thats what I do on my Nokia 5800)

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    Make sure to choose to sync Ringtones with your iPhone- you need to tick a box.

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    calico_cat;8374284

    ]http://www.ehow.com/how_2160460_custom-iphone-ringtones-free.htmlMake … ]http://www.ehow.com/how_2160460_custom-iphone-ringtones-free.htmlMake sure to choose to sync Ringtones with your iPhone- you need to tick a box.



    ive just tried all that. all went fine but it wont sync

    You can't i don't think, only in the USA i believe?!

    nah they need to be in mp4 format I think. Eitherhow I tend to get my ringtones from ]http//au…et/

    lincolnsmommy;8374535

    ive just tried all that. all went fine but it wont sync



    It NEEDS to be only 30secs long... Any longer and the iPhone won't recognise it as a ringtone when you try to sync it (although it would be showing in the 'Ringtone' section of iTunes).:thumbsup:

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    Pr3cious18;8374652

    It NEEDS to be only 30secs long... Any longer and the iPhone won't … It NEEDS to be only 30secs long... Any longer and the iPhone won't recognise it as a ringtone when you try to sync it (although it would be showing in the 'Ringtone' section of iTunes).:thumbsup:



    that could be why!!! ill have another go

    calico_cat;8374284

    ]http://www.ehow.com/how_2160460_custom-iphone-ringtones-free.htmlMake … ]http://www.ehow.com/how_2160460_custom-iphone-ringtones-free.htmlMake sure to choose to sync Ringtones with your iPhone- you need to tick a box.



    lincolnsmommy;8374535

    ive just tried all that. all went fine but it wont sync



    Thats always worked fine for me i've done a load of ringtones that way, you must be making them too long, it does say in the instructions to do them no mre than 35 seconds :thumbsup:

    beamo;8374600

    nah they need to be in mp4 format I think. Eitherhow I tend to get my … nah they need to be in mp4 format I think. Eitherhow I tend to get my ringtones from ]http://audiko.net/



    no they need to be in M4r format;-)

    Original Poster

    damn still didnt work

    Banned

    lol is it really that difficult to do? wtf!?

    Original Poster

    bykergrove;8374974

    lol is it really that difficult to do? wtf!?



    Yes otherwise I wouldnt ask
    thanks for your useful post though.

    Thanks everyone for your help I'll try again tomorrow. Must be something I'm missing
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