How to Use a Purchased Ringtone on the iPhone 6

Setting a new ringtone is one of the first changes that many people make when they get a new phone, and the large selection of ringtone options in the iTunes Store makes it easy for you to purchase one that you like.

You are given the opportunity to set a ringtone as your new default during the purchase process, but if you elected not to do that, or if you wish to revert back to a ringtone that you had previously purchased, then you may be wondering how to do so. Our how-to guide below will show you the few simple steps that you need to follow to start using a purchased ringtone on your iPhone.


Set a Purchased Ringtone on Your iPhone

These steps were performed on an iPhone 6 Plus, in iOS 8.1.2. These steps will also work for other iPhone running iOS 7 or 8.

This guide assumes that the ringtone you are trying to set was purchased from the iTunes Store. If you are tryign to download a ringtone to your iPhone and are having trouble, then this article can help.


Step 1: Open the Settings menu.

open the settings menu



Step 2: Scroll down and select the Sounds option.

open the sounds menu



Step 3: Select the Ringtone option.

select the ringtone option



Step 4: Select the purchased ringtone that you want to set for your device.

select the purchased ringtone to use



Would you like to be able to use different ringtones for different contacts? Learn how to set a ringtone for a specific contact on your iPhone so that it plays when that person calls you. newsletter

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