How to Buy a Ringtone on an iPhone

Have you heard a friend, family member, or co-worker’s iPhone ring, and a song or interesting sound was played? This occurs due to a custom ringtone that they have added to their device. The simplest way to acquire a ringtone like this is to purchase one from the iTunes Store.

The iTunes Store has a large selection of ringtones available for purchase, and most can be acquired for a small fee. So if you are ready to start looking for a new ringtone and purchase it, then you can follow the steps in our how-to guide below.


Buy a Ringtone in iTunes on an iPhone 6 Plus

These steps were performed on an iPhone 6 Plus, in iOS 8.1.2. Steps may vary on versions of iOS prior to iOS 7.

Most of the ringtones in the iTunes Store cost money, so you will need to have a payment method associated with your Apple ID. Additionally, you will need to know the password for the Apple ID in order to complete the purchase.


Step 1: Open the iTunes Store.

open the itunes store



Step 2: Tap the More option at the bottom-right corner of the screen.

tap the more button



Step 3: Select the Tones option.

select the tones option



Step 4: Select the ringtone that you want to buy.

select the ringtone to buy



Step 5: Tap the price button to the right of the ringtone.

tap the price button



Step 6: Tap the Buy Tone button, then enter your Apple ID password if prompted.

touch the buy tone button



Once you have purchased and downloaded the ringtone, then you can follow these steps to start using your new ringtone on your iPhone. newsletter

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