1. andyewing's Avatar
    Hello All. First time posting and novice to IPhone.
    Can you please help me? I have purchased and downloaded ringtone albums on both my Iphone and desktop ITunes. Both albums are in the music section, and I can not transfer in to the Ringtones section on either my Iphone or desktop. I am in Australia if that matters.
    What am I doing wrong?
    02-21-2010 05:10 PM
  2. Earless Puppy's Avatar
    you have to pay an extra .99 cents and convert it to a ringtone in iTunes,

    right click a song and select create ringtone, then choose up to a 30 second segment of the song for your unique ringtone
    02-21-2010 05:29 PM
  3. andyewing's Avatar
    Hi, i actually purchased them as Ringtones, under Ringtones in the ITunes Store. They are classified as Ringtones in the Music section of ITunes
    02-21-2010 06:15 PM
  4. Earless Puppy's Avatar
    They still have to be converted
    02-21-2010 07:21 PM
  5. andyewing's Avatar
    So, if I buy Ringtones albums, i have to pay again to make them Ringtones on my IPhone and convert them to Ringtones?
    Sounds crazy, but will give it a try later. Thanks for your help.
    02-21-2010 08:27 PM
  6. Earless Puppy's Avatar
    thats how it works if you do it through iTunes
    02-21-2010 08:45 PM
  7. andyewing's Avatar
    No luck. When I right click and select Create Ringtone, it comes up with an error 11556. I changed my location to USA and whilst no error, still does not allow me to transfer from music folder to ringtones folder.
    Has anyone else got any ideas on how to fix?

    02-22-2010 03:07 PM
  8. big9erfan's Avatar
    Try to find the file on your computer and rename it so the extension is .m4r instead of .m4a. Add it to iTunes and it should show up in your ringtones section.
    02-22-2010 03:48 PM
  9. andyewing's Avatar
    Hi big9erfan.

    Not wanting to sound stupid, but no extension on the files. Is it something to do with using Microsofy Vista?
    02-22-2010 05:53 PM
  10. andyewing's Avatar
    For those who tried to help, thank u. Unfortunately, can't do in Aus. Just got this message off ITunes:

    > From reading your email, I see you purchased a number of "ringtone"
    > playlists you you are unable to make into ringtones. As someone with
    > more ringtones than contacts, I can certainly appreciate your concern.
    > My name is Amy, and I will help you as best I can.
    > "Ringtones: 100 Awesome Ringtones V.1" and "Ringtones Greatest Hits"
    > contain ringtone songs, which need to be edited into ringtones to be
    > used on an iPhone. Unfortunately, at this time custom ringtones are
    > not available in Australia.
    > I have reversed the charges for these playlists. In three to five
    > business days a credit of $17.48 will be posted to the credit card
    > used for the purchase.
    > With iPhone OS 3.1 or later, you can now purchase ringtones directly
    > from your iPhone. These ringtones cannot be purchased from iTunes on a
    > computer, and cannot be edited in iTunes to make a new ringtone.
    02-22-2010 06:54 PM
  11. Earless Puppy's Avatar
    02-22-2010 08:54 PM
  12. andyewing's Avatar
    Thanks Earless Puppy. Very easy to use application? Thank u
    02-23-2010 01:36 AM
  13. Earless Puppy's Avatar
    dats what I do, enjoy glad I could help bro
    02-23-2010 01:52 AM
  14. Earless Puppy's Avatar
    with a Mac you can just use garageband not no such luck with windozs
    02-23-2010 01:52 AM