Introduction: How to To Convert a YouTube Video Into an IPhone Ringtone on ITunes 12.5

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These instructions were written for Mac users. They may differ for PC users

Step 1: Go to Video on YouTube

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Step 2: Copy Link and Paste Into Mp3 Converter (e.g. Youtube-mp3.org)

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Step 3: Download Mp3 Into ITunes

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Step 4: Open ITunes and Right-click on New Mp3 File

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Step 5: In Drop-down Menu, Click “Get Info”

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Step 6: Go to “Options” and Edit Start and Stop Times to Fit Ringtone Length

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This length is usually 30 to 40 seconds long

Step 7: Highlight Mp3 File in ITunes and Click “File” in Menu Bar on Top Left of Screen

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Step 8: In Drop-down Menu, Click “Convert” and Choose “Create AAC Version”

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Step 9: Right-click on New Mp3 File and "Show in Finder"

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Step 10: Right-click on File in Finder and “Duplicate”

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Step 11: Change the File Extension From .m4a to .m4r

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When asked if you want to change the extension, choose "Use .m4r"

Step 12: Drag and Drop the New .m4r File Onto Desktop

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Step 13: Rename the File Itself

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Step 14: Drag and Drop the File Into ITunes

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Step 15: Connect IPhone to Computer and Sync

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Step 16: When Sync Is Complete, Open Settings on IPhone

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Step 17: Go to Sounds and Pick Ringtone

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Comments

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2016-12-10

Clever idea. I never thought about this. There are a lot of fun video clips that I can think of that would make great ringtones.

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