How to Use Apple Music as Ringtone on iPhone
If you tried to set music as ringtone on Apple Music before, you must have found that you cannot use the music as your ringtone on iPhone directly. Nonetheless, it is not impossible to do it, but it needs some other tools to help you complete the assignment. I know you desire to know how to use Apple Music as ringtone on iPhone, but please keep patient, because it is a process requiring your patience. The post will give you an efficient way to set music as ringtone.
Before we discuss how to set Apple Music as ringtone on iPhone, we might well know the reason why we cannot do it directly. Apple Music are protected M4P files, so it is impossible to make music from Apple Music as ringtone on iPhone which needs M4P files that are not protected. On the base of this reason, we need a tool to conceal the protection mechanism of music from Apple Music. Now let us begin talking about the detailed steps on how to use Apple Music as ringtone o iPhone.
1. Download Music from Apple Music
Before you use Apple Music as ringtone on iPhone, you need to do two prepared things. One of the two things is to find a tool to make Apple Music free from restriction. There is a tool that can skip the restriction of music from Apple Music: TunesKit Audio Capture. TunesKit Audio Capture can directly record music from Apple Music, so the music it records has no restriction of protected M4P files. In addition, after recording music, TunesKit Audio Capture allows you to edit it so that you can adjust the music to the duration which is compatible with its ringtone requirements. As for the audio quality, the tool promises high-quality audio to you which is the same as the original audio or even higher than the original.
Key Features of TunesKit Audio Capture
- Record audio on Mac on Windows with ease
- Record audio with original quality and ID3 tags preserved
- Export audio recording to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A, and M4B
- Feature built-in audio editor to merge or trim the audio records and edit the ID3 tags
How to download music from Apple Music
Download and open TunesKit Audio Capture; log in to iTunes with your Apple ID; there are all Apple Music’s songs on iTunes if you log in to iTunes with your Apple ID;
Click the Format icon on the bottom of the homepage of Audio Capture to set your output format;
Click the iTunes icon on the homepage of Audio Capture; if there is no iTunes icon on it, you can click the ＋ icon to add it;
Now you have entered iTunes and then you should find the music you want to set as ringtone and play it at the same time; Audio Capture will begin recording the music automatically;
You can stop the recording whenever by clicking the Stop icon on the bottom right of the recording page;
After that, you can rename and edit the recording music; to achieve this, you just need to click the Rename and Edit icon on the list of recording page; you should keep the duration of the ringtone less than 30s; in addition, you can also set the tag for this music; when you finish, just click Save bottom;
Through the steps above, you have got the downloaded music that you want and it will be saved on the History list; to enter the History list, you just need to click the Converted icon next to the Format icon; if you want to know where it is saved on your computer, just click the Search icon to check it.
2. Transfer Downloaded Music from Your Computer to Your iPhone
Now you should do the second prepared thing on how to use Apple Music as ringtone. You will learn the most detailed steps on how to transfer the downloaded music to your iPhone.
If you download the music with Windows, please refer to the steps as follows:
Step 1: Import the downloaded music to iTunes;
Step 2: Connect your iPhone to your computer with USB；
Step 3: Turn on your iPhone and then click Settings > Music > Sync Music > Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres in order;
Step 4: Click Apply to begin transferring files;
If you download the music with Mac, please refer to the steps as follows:
Step 1: Import the downloaded music to Finder;
Step 2: Connect your iPhone to your computer with USB;；
Step 3: Set Selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres;
Step 4: Click the Apply button to transfer your downloaded music.
3. Turn Downloaded Music on iPhone into Ringtone
Now that you have prepared all things on how to use Apple Music as ringtone on iPhone, the last step is to make the downloaded music as ringtone. The steps are as follows:
Step 1: Download and launch the GarageBand app;
Step 2: Click the Tracks button and then find Audio Recorder from the options; click the Voice button;
Step 3: Click the View icon to enter the editing section;
Step 4: Click the Loop icon;
Step 5: You will find the Recents and Browse icon; click the Browseicon to find the music you downloaded as ringtone and then click it;
Step 6: Now you have entered the editing page of GarageBand; you have cut the duration of the music with Audio Capture, so it is not necessary to edit here;
Step 7: Click the down-drop arrow from the top-left corner and choose the My Songs option;
Step 8: Hold on the music you have edited and select the Share option;
Step 9: Click the Ringtone icon and then click the Continue to name the ringtone and finally click Export;
Step 10: Click the Use sound as to set it as ringtone directly.
It is a little bit complex, but it is worth doing these steps. When you finally complete this process, you will get a perfect ringtone that is compatible with your preference. TunesKit Audio Capture helps you download music from Apple Music and make you listen to music downloaded from Apple Music for free forever. iTunes helps you transfer music and GarageBand set it as your ringtone. Now you have known how to use Apple Music as ringtone on iPhone, come to try it. If you have any questions about the tutorial, you can leave your comments and we will rely as soon as possible.