As soon as you purchase a new iPhone, you are going to get twenty five iPhone Ringtones that you can use by setting a different ringtone to sound each time a particular person rings you up. The only problem is that sometimes iPhone users find that their default ringtones do not do much good for them which are when you will want to find a way to customize the ringtones.
Though this might seem to be a bit of an inconvenience, you can benefit by learning how to customize the ringtones. There is however no inbuilt customization methods to help you make your iPhone Ringtones more attractive. Nonetheless, you can make your task of customizing the ringtones a little easier.
This you can do by making use of hacks. If you attempt to make use of hacks then you must understand that Apple does not sanction their use and so if something should go wrong, then you would end up with the short end of the stick. Do not expect the Apple salesman to lend you a sympathetic ear when you explain to him that the problem occurred because of using hacks.
Even so, many have used the hacks and not had any problems. But, their use should make you feel nervous and so if you value your expensive five hundred dollar iPhone then you will do well to stick with the standard iPhone Ringtones.
For those who wish to risk using hacks, there are several sites out there that are worth trying out. To make use of them, you will need to first of all plug your iPhone into a Mac computer and then you have to quit iTunes as well as iTunes Helper. The quitting can be done with the help of Activity Monitor. Next, launch the hack program and then choose a ringtones folder.
Most hacks support both AAC and MP3 . M4a file formats which means that the files that you are going to drop into your ringtones folder will immediately be recognized. Next, use the Unlock button in your hack program and hold down your iPhones buttons called Home and Wake/Sleep for a complete 25 seconds. When you see a message that says you need to connect to iTunes you can release the buttons.
This will cause the iPhone to reboot and soon it will display its distinctive white colored Apple logo. However, it will now connect to the hack and then you can download the ringtones from the hack program. Next, click your iPhone Update button and this will complete the uploading of your new ringtones to your iPhone.
Now, simply click on the Lock button and then once more you will need to click the HOME and WAKE/SLEEP buttons on the iPhone till the white colored Apple logo reappears once more. Now, you can close your hack program. Get to the iPhone and then click Settings followed by Sounds and then Ringtones. You can now see all the ringtones that you have downloaded.
If everything was done properly you will have succeeded in customizing your iPhone Ringtones. Simple, is it not?