You can customize many of the sounds that you hear on your iPhone, including the sound that plays when you receive a new call. Use these steps to set a ringtone on an iPhone 11.
- Open Settings.
- Choose Sounds & Haptics.
- Touch the Ringtone button.
- Tap the ringtone that you want to use.
Our article continues below with additional information, including pictures for each of these steps.
The iPhone is an incredibly popular smartphone, and it’s likely that you know people in your family or at work that have one.
This popularity means that you may often hear a ringtone coming from someone else’s phone that is the same sound as the one you are using.
Whether you find this to be confusing, or you simply want to use a ringtone that’s a little less common, then you might be looking for a way to change your iPhone’s ringtone.
Our guide below will show you how to set a ringtone on an iPhone 11 so that you can use one of the many tones that are available.
How to Change the Ringtone on an iPhone 11
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.6.1. While there are a number of default ringtones available, you can buy additional ringtones from the iTunes Store, or by choosing the option to purchase new tones that you will see in the final step of this guide.
Step 1: Open the Settings app.
Step 2: Select the Sounds & Haptics option.
Step 3: Touch the Ringtone option.
Step 4 Select the ringtone that you want to use.
Note that the ringtone will play each time that you select a new one, allowing you to hear what it sounds like before you settle on one. You can change iPhone ringtone settings as many times as you would like.
Ringtones will not play when your iPhone is on silent or vibrate.
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