How to set Apple Music songs as ringtone on Android?

Most Android phones allows you to set custom ringtones. You can turn your favorite songs into ringtones, or set a custom ringtone for specific callers. This ringtone file can be a song, a recording of you or a loved one’s voice, or even your favorite line from a movie.

Generally you can set any MP3 songs stored on your Android phone as ringtone. If you subscribe to Apple Music, you have access to a huge music library. You can manully turn them into ringtones. To set Apple Music songs as ringtones on Android, you need to convert the songs to mp3 format first. As we all know, songs you downloaded from Apple Music are in DRM-protected M4P format, which can't be used as ringtone directly.

Due to the DRM protection. you can't convert Apple Music songs to MP3 with iTunes or other music converter. You will need a DRM removal tool, here we will recommend Ondesoft iTunes Converter.

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Part 1 Remove Apple Music DRM and set them as ringtone

Ondesoft iTunes Converter 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 remove DRM from Apple Music songs and convert them to mp3 to use as ringtone on your Android phone.

The following is the detailed tutorial that shows how to remove DRM from Apple Music and convert M4P to MP3 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.

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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.

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You can also easily find any music you want using the Search function in the upper right corner.

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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. Choose MP3 if you want to use the song as ringtone on Android phone.

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3. Start converting

Click the Convert button to remove DRM from selected Apple Music songs and convert M4P to MP3.

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, transfer the DRM-free MP3 Apple Music songs to your Android phone and set one as ringtone.

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Currently the Mac version doesn't support converting song segments. After conversion, play the DRM-free song with iTunes, click Song Info - Options and set the start/stop time.

  1. Open the DRM-free Apple Music song with iTunes right click it and choose Song Info.
  2. Click Options, set start and stop time. Click OK.
  3. Click iTunes - Preferences - Import Settings, choose MP3 Encoder from "Import Using", click OK.
  4. Select the song in Step 1, click File - Convert - Create MP3 Version.
  5. The new song segment will appear next to the original song with the length you set.
  6. Transfer the song segments to your Android and set as ringtone.

Part 2 Set dRM-free Apple Music songs as ringtone on Android phone

Connect your Android to the Mac or Windows and transfer the DRM-free Apple Music songs to your Android phone.

  1. Open the Settings app on your Android mobile device.
  2. Tap on "Sounds and vibration."
  3. Tap on "Ringtone."
  4. Select songs from the list.

Free trial version allows you to convert 3 minutes of each song, to get the full version, please purchase a license.


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