[Solved] How to Make iPhone Ringtone from Spotify Music

Posted by Adam Gorden on September 27, 2017 11:14:01 AM.

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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 the Spotify song 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 with DRM so that they can't be used to create ringtones at all. But don't worry. The positive side is that you can still use any of your Spotify songs as iPhone or Android ringtone only if you turn to some Spotify DRM removal tools that can be used to crack the DRM copyright from Spotify music as well as convert the 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.

Introducing TunesKit Music Converter for Spotify

TunesKit Music Converter for Spotify is an exclusive music tool designed for Spotify users with which you can remove DRM protection from all kinds of Spotify music with 100% lossless quality kept. It's able to help you download and convert any Spotify track, album and playlist to common MP3, M4A, M4B, AAC, etc. supported by iPhone or other devices. No matter you are using the free or premium account of Spotify Music, this smart tool will let you easily transfer the Spotify songs to iPhone as ringtone. You can download either the Mac or Windows below before testing it out.

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Part 1. How to Remove DRM from Spotify Music

First of all, you'll need to use TunesKit Music Converter for Spotify to delete the DRM protection from your Spotify songs and playlists. Here we go.

Step 1Launch Spotify Converter and add Spotify songs

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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.

Step 2Choose output format and other settings

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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.

Step 3Start conversion

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