You might have known how to change ringtones for iPhone, or how to put ringtones on iPhone, or even how to transfer iPhone ringtones to computer, but do you know how to add iPhone ringtones to iTunes? Someone may ask why to add ringtones from iPhone to iTunes. Well, iTunes can act as a transmitter for users when they need to share ringtones among different iOS device, which means that you can use iTunes to sync ringtones between iPhone and iPad or other iDevice. So this article will show you how to add ringtones from iPhone to iTunes.
For copyright issue, iTunes only supports to sync or transfer purchased items from iPhone, iPad or iPod, including ringtones from iPhone. It means that if the ringtones from your iPhone were not purchased on iTunes Store, iTunes will not sync or transfer iPhone ringtones to iTunes library.
Anyway, you can learn the way to sync iPhone ringtones to iTunes library on iTunes with the guide as follow.
Step 1. Remove the restriction on your iPhone.
Unlock your iPhone and visit "Settings" > "General" > "Restrictions", then turn off the "In-App Purchases" to disable the automatic syncing feature on your device. If not, you are incapable to share the contents that you have manually downloaded into your iPhone to iTunes library.
Step 2. Connect your iPhone to iTunes.
Link your iPhone to computer with a USB cord and launch the latest iTunes on PC. If iTunes ask you whether you want to sync your iPhone to iTunes Library right now or not, just select "No" option unless you are going to sync your iPhone data to iTunes immediately.
Step 3. Go to "Settings" > "Summary" > "Options" section, select different syncing option for your iPhone, such as "Automatically sync when this iPhone is connected", "Sync with this iPhone over Wi-Fi", "Sync only checked songs and videos", "Prefer standard definition videos" and so on.
Step 4. Under "On My Device" section, click "Tones" option, check "Sync Tones" option. And you can also select "All tones" or "Selected tones" on your needs. After selection, just click "Apply" option. Thus iTunes will start to add ringtones from iPhone to iTunes library right now.
If the ringtones on your iPhone were not purchased from iTunes Store, it's better to use a reliable iPhone ringtones transfer tool like iOS to iTunes Ringtone Transfer for iPhone/iPad/iPod.
With it, you can not only add non-purchased ringtones from iPhone to iTunes library, but also the other non-purchased items like videos, photos, contacts, books and etc. from iPhone/iPad/iPod to iTunes library. Besides, this program widely supports to work with all generations of iOS device, including iPhone X/8 Plus/8/7 Plus/7/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5S/SE, iPad mini, iPod touch and etc.
Here is the download link in Mac and Windows version of the software, please download the right version of the tool on your computer to sync iPhone ringtones to iTunes library.
Here is how:
Step 1. Connect iPhone to PC
Run the software on your computer after installation, and get a USB cable to connect iPhone to computer. Then this program will detect your iPhone and the files from the connected iPhone, showing them in different categories.
Step 2. Select ringtones for transferring to iTunes
Now, please visit "Media" section and click "Ringtones" on the top of interface to load all the ringtones on your iPhone. After that, you can preview all the ringtones from your device. Just select the desired iPhone ringtones while previewing, then hit "Export to " > "Export to iTunes Library" button on the top to transfer or add selected ringtone files from iPhone to iTunes Library immediately.