How to Set Spotify Music as Ringtone iPhone

Updated by Adam Gorden on Oct. 21, 2019 4:45 PM.

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Q: I have collected many lovely Spotify songs and would like to use them as my iPhone ringtone. But I didn't seem to find the option to set Spotify music as ringtone on my phone. What should I do? Can you help? Thanks.

This could be a common request for most Spotify users especially those who are subscribing premium plan as they can download the Spotify songs for offline listening. However, the big obstacle is that downloaded Spotify music is encrypted in the format of Ogg Vorbis so that they can't be used to create ringtones at all. But don't worry. The positive side is that you can still set Spotify track as iPhone ringtone or Android ringtone only if you turn to a third-party tool like Spotify music converter.

Spotify music converter that can be used to crack various commercial limitations from Spotify music as well as convert all Spotify songs to iPhone compatible formats. That's what we are talking about here. In the following article, we'll show you such an easy solution to help you set Spotify music as iPhone ringtone in a few steps only.

Tool You'll Need to Use Spotify Music as iPhone Ringtone

TunesKit Music Converter for Spotify is an exclusive music tool designed for Spotify users with which you can download and convert any Spotify track, album and playlist to common audio formats, including MP3, M4A, M4B, AAC, FLAC, and WAV, supported by iPhone or other devices. No matter you are using a free or premium account on Spotify, this smart tool will let you easily transfer the Spotify songs to iPhone as ringtone.

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TunesKit Spotify Music Converter Key Features

  • Download and convert Spotify music to various common audio formats
  • Remove various commercial limitations from Spotify music completely
  • Function as a Spotify music downloader, editor, ripper, and converter
  • Make Spotify music ringtone for both Android users and iPhone users
  • Work at 5× faster speed and save original audio quality and ID3 tags
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Part 1. How to Convert Spotify to iPhone Ringtone

First of all, you'll need to use TunesKit Music Converter for Spotify to download and convert Spotify songs and playlists to iPhone supported formats. Here we go.

1. Launch Spotify Converter and add Spotify songs

add spotify music

Open Music Converter for Spotify on your Mac or Windows. Then it will load the Spotify app automatically. Find any song or playlist that you'd like to make as iPhone ringtone, and drag it into the TunesKit conversion window. Or you can copy and paste the music link to the search bar and click "+" icon.

2. Choose the output format and set other settings

select output format

Click menu bar and select Preferences, then you can choose the output format there. You can choose any format like MP3 or AAC that was supported by iPhone. It also lets you set the audio channel, bit rate, conversion speed, etc.

3. Start to download and convert Spotify songs

convert spotify music

Now tap "Convert" button to start converting your Spotify tracks to MP3 or other common formats at 5× speed. If you want to convert the Spotify songs in stable mode without any conversion error, you need to choose the 1× speed in "Preferences" before conversion.

Part 2. Set Converted Spotify Tracks as iPhone Ringtone

Once the conversion is done, you can locate the well converted Spotify songs and use them as iPhone ringtone by doing a few tricks as below.

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Step 1. Launch iTunes and import the converted Spotify songs to iTunes library.

Step 2. Find the song you want to set as ringtone and right click "Get Info".

Step 3. Click "Options" button and set the Start Time and Stop Time of the ringtone.

Step 4. Click "OK", then right-click the song again and choose "Create AAC Version". You should immediately see a new 30-second version of the song.

Step 5. Drag that version out of iTunes and into the folder of your choice.

Step 6. Delete the 30-second version from iTunes and undo the Start Time/Stop Time changes to the original.

Step 7. Open the folder containing the 30-second AAC file you dragged out of iTunes, then change the file extension from .m4a to .m4r. Double-click it and it immediately gets added to iTunes' ringtone library.

Step 8. Sync your iPhone to iTunes and the song will now be in your ringtones list.

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