How to set Spotify songs as iPhone 12 ringtone

What do you do when you want to change ringtones on your iPhone 12? You can search for free ringtones online or purchase more ringtones in the iTunes Store. But do you know you can create free ringtones from Spotify with even free account? Spotify has a huge catalog of songs and you will definitely get whatever you want.

How to create ringtones from Spotify? Of course you can't assign Spotify music as ringtones directly. Spotify songs are DRM-protected and you can't play them anywhere out of Spotify app or web player. To use Spotify songs as iPhone 12 ringtone, you need to convert Spotify music to M4R - Apple iPhone ringtone format.

Ondesoft Spotify Converter is such a tool that allows you to convert Spotify music to MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, WAV and AIFF with all ID3 tags and 100% original quality. Use it to convert Spotify music to M4A and then change .m4a to .m4r. You can then transfer the songs to your iPhone 12 and use them as ringtone.

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Part 1 Download Spotify tracks to mp3 with either free or premium account

Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter is a professional Spotify to mp3 converter that helps you to download any Spotify songs, albums and playlists to MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, WAV and AIFF without quality loss. The following guide shows how to convert Spotify music to M4A in 3 steps.

Step 1 Run Ondesoft Spotify Converter

Download and install Ondesoft Spotify Converter on your Mac or Windows. Log in your Spotify account, either free or premium.

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Step 2 Add Spotify songs

Find the songs you want to convert, then drag the song, album or playlist to the main interface of Ondesoft Spotify Converter. Or you can click the Add Files button, copy and paste the url of the song to the search box on the bottom of the program. Click the Add button, then songs will be added to the conversion list.

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All songs in the playlist or albums will be checked by default. You are free to uncheck the tracks you don't want to convert.

3. Choose output settings (optional)

Click the gear icon on the top right corner to customize output settings. The default download format is M4A. It also supports downloading Spotify Music as MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC and AIFF. You can also change audio quality, cover quality, filename format, etc. according to your needs.

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Step 4 Start Converting

Click the Convert button to start downloading and converting songs. Wait for a few minutes, you can find all converted songs by clicking the History button.

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After conversion, click below folder icon to quickly locate the DRM-free Spotify songs, albums or playlists in MP3 format. You can then transfer and play them anywhere such as iTunes , Google Play Music , iPod , Sandisk , Phone , etc. or burn them to CD .

Spotify to mp3 converter

Part 2 Change M4A to M4R and set it as iPhone 12 ringtone

After conversion, locate the M4A songs and change the file extension from .m4a to .m4r.

Add ringtone to iPhone 12 on macOS Catalina and Big Sur

  1. Connect your iPhone 12 to your Mac, and open the general tab for it in Finder.
  2. Drag and drop your .m4r file from another open Finder window to the General tab for your iPhone 12.

Add ringtone to device, iTunes 12.7 or later

  1. Connect device to computer.
  2. Enable the sidebar in iTunes if hidden.
  3. Drag & drop * or copy & paste the ringtone from Windows Explorer or Finder onto the device where it appears in the iTunes sidebar (drop) or to the Music or Tones sections of the device when expanded (paste). Which method works seems to vary.

  • From iTunes 12.7 there is no longer a dedicated Tones section within the iTunes library.
  • Tones created with earlier versions of iTunes or purchased on and transferred from a device will normally be found in the Tones folder inside the media folder. Alternatively there may be a Ringtones folder in the media folder or the main iTunes folder.
  • Tones shared as a ringtone to iTunes with GarageBand for Mac or Logic may be in a folder called Import inside the media folder.

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