How to set Apple Music songs as ringtone on iPhone?
Q: I’ve downloaded music from my Apple Music and have tried to cut a song and it won't allow me to use as a ringtone. What should I do? Can you help?
Most of Apple Music users might meet the same question. Although iPhone allows you to choose a custom ringtone, Apple Music songs are not in the available list. Even though you are able to download Apple Music for offline listening, you will find that you can not set them as ringtone on iPhone as you like. What’s more, it is impossible to choose the exact part you want. Because Apple Music are protected by DRM which prevents you from editing, transferring or playing them on non-apple devices. There are so many amazing and pleasant songs in Apple Music, but actually, you can not set them as your own custom ringtone. In order to make Apple Music as ringtone, you should break two limitations: get rid of DRM protection from Apple Music and convert them to M4R. All you need is a tool that converts Apple Music songs to MP3 or other common formats with no DRM protection. Then you meet Ondesoft iTunes Converter , it will help you to break the limitations that we mentioned above.
Part 1 Remove Apple Music DRM and convert M4P to M4R
Ondesoft iTunes Converter is also called Ondesoft Apple Music Converter. It is an all-in-one tool for users to remove DRM from iTunes M4P songs, M4P/M4B Audiobooks, Apple Music songs and Audible AA/AAX Audiobooks and output DRM-free MP3, AAC, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4A, M4R, and MKA with 100% original quality. With this program, you can keep your favorite Apple Music songs on your computer forever, edit them as you like and set them as your special phone ringtone.
iPhone ringtones require m4r format, however, Apple Music songs you downloaded are in DRM-protect M4P format, how to convert Apple Music m4p songs to m4r so you can use them as ringtone on iPhone, follow below steps.
The following is the detailed tutorial that shows how to set Apple Music songs as ringtone with the help of Ondesoft iTunes Converter.
Step 1. Select Apple Music songs
Download and install Ondesoft iTunes Converter on your Mac or PC. Launch Ondesoft iTunes Converter and iTunes(on macOS Catalina and Big Sur it's Music app) will be launched automatically. All songs in your iTunes Library including Apple Music songs you have added to iTunes Library will be shown on the interface automatically. Click the relevant Playlists category and select music you want to convert in the file list. You can choose more than one or all of them.
Ondesoft iTunes Converter for Windows allows you to set start point and end point to choose any segment. Decide what part of the audio file you want to be the ringtone. We recommend keeping things 30 seconds or less.
Also you can easily find any music you want using the Search function in the upper right corner.
2. Configure output settings
Ondesoft Apple Music Converter supports converting Apple Music M4P songs to MP3, M4A, AC3, AAC, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4R, MKA and WAV. In the "Output" section, you can set the output format as M4R.
Profile option allows you to choose music quality: High, Normal and Low with preseted Bitrate, SampleRate and channels combinations. You can also customize the value as you like. You can also change the saving path by clicking the "Output Folder" menu.
Click Option button in the top left corner to set output song name format. The name format can contain Title, Artist, Album, TrackID and DiskID, such as Artist - Album - Track - Title.mp3.
3. Start converting
Click the Convert button to remove DRM from selected Apple Music songs and convert M4P to M4R.
During converting, iTunes plays the Apple Music tracks in the background (muted), so you'd better not use iTunes before conversion is finished.
After conversion, you can transfer the DRM-free Apple Music songs to your phone as ringtone.
Part 2 Add Custom Ringtones to Your iPhone
To use Custom Ringtones on Your iPhone, you need to sync it to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch using iTunes for Windows or the Finder on a Mac .
- Connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to your computer.
- On a PC, open iTunes for Windows. On a Mac, open the Finder.
- Drag and drop the ringtone to your device.
Now go to Settings - Sound&Haptics - Ringtone and you will see the new ringtone audio, then choose it.
Free trial version allows you to convert 3 minutes of each song, to get the full version, please purchase a license.
Features of Ondesoft Apple Music Converter:
Automatically synchronize with iTunes Library
Just add Apple Music tracks, playlists or albums to iTunes Library. Apple Music Converter will automatically load and show them on the interface. There is no need to download the tracks, playlists or albums if your internet connection is fast enough .
Customize profile settings
Apple Music allows you to customize Bitrate, Sample rate and Channels of the output song.
Fast Conversion Speed
The conversion speed can be as fast as 16X and you are free to set it as you desired.
The powerful search function enables you to quickly find Apple Music tracks you need according to name, artist and album.
Customize file name format
Output file name can contain Title, Artist, Album, TrackID and DiskID and you are free to customize it as you like.
Save ID tags
ID tags such as song name, Artist name, Album, Album artist, Genre and Artwork will be saved to the output MP3 and M4A files.
Batch conversion allows you to convert as many Apple Music tracks as you want at a time.
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