We always want to personalize our new iPhone, and one of the most personalized ways is to customize our ringtones. Everyone wants a unique and enjoyable ringtone for themselves; some people even set different ringtones for different contacts. Generally people would use their favorite songs as ringtone, but sometimes one captured a melodious audio, what to do if you want to set the voice memo as iPhone ringtone?
- Method 1: Convert Voice Memos into Ringtone by iTunes
Method 2: Making Voice Memo a Ringtone Using GarageBand
Convert Voice Memos into Ringtone by iTunes
The most easiest way of making a Voice memo into ringtone is to change its file name. Generally iTunes is a good choice for people to transfer voice memos from iPhone, if you think it’s too complicated to use, you can refer to easily extract voice memos from iPhone or iPhone backup.
- Step 1: Open iTunes and plug in iPhone to your computer.
- Step 2: Click on the iPhone icon and go to Music to sync voice memos to iTunes library.
- Step 3: iPhone ringtone need to be less than 40s, so edit your voice memos.
- Step 4: Afterwards go to the folder location of the voice memo, and change its file name from m4a to m4r.
- Step 5: Then sync your new ringtone into iPhone and use it.
Making Voice Memo a Ringtone Using GarageBand
We know that GarageBand app is famous as a music creation studio, but do you know it also can turn a voice memo into ringtone?
- Step 1: Choose “Audio” in the GrageBand interface on iPhone.
- Step 2: Tap “Song Settings” under the gear icon on the top right.
- Step 3: Click into “Metronome and Count-in” and tab “No Sound”.
- Step 4: Next click the “+” under the gear icon, and then change the song sections from 8 to 30 (Ringtone should be shorter than 30s).
- Step 5: Click the cord icon next to the gear icon to import the voice memo (long press it and you can drag-drop it to GarageBand). Then edit it and clip your favourite part.
- Step 6: After editing, tap “My Song” to save it, and then “Share” it as ringtone.
- Step 7: Tap “Done” (you can rename it here), and then you can set it as ringtone in the Settings > Sound > Ringtone on iPhone.
Note: You also can convert any song or music track into ringtone with the same steps by using GarageBand. But Protected songs and songs not locally stored on iPhone can not be imported into GarageBand.
If you accidentally deleted or lost your voice memos, you can recover them by using third-party safe software Gihosoft iPhone Data Recovery with this video guide or this article.