[vip_students] Re: IPhone:Creating and adding your own ring tones!

  • From: Tony Murray <tony@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: "vip_students@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <vip_students@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2011 11:00:49 +0100

Hi Paul,

This is great, can't wait to try it!

Do you know how to stop Voice Over speaking the caller ID each time the iPhone 
rings? I would like if I could choose by touching the screen to have the ID 

Best wishes,


Via iPhone

On 4 Jul 2011, at 10:04, "\(NCBI\) Paul Traynor" <paul.traynor@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Creating And Adding Your Own Ring Tones
> You can create and add your own ring tones using ITunes as follows
> 1Open iTunes.
> Notes: If ITunes doesn't open automatically and  you need to launch it, you
> can do so from the ITunes link on your desktop just press enter key on it.
> 2Find the song that you want to make into a ringtone.
> Notes: Tab over to the list of existing songs or general music within the
> music section of ITunes and make your selection.
> 3Listen to the song and find the part of it you want to use. The chorus may
> be a good place to start.
> 4Write down the start and stop times of the clip.
> 5Right-click the song or use the application key to open up the context menu
> and select "Get Info." With the down arrow, pressing enter key to activate
> it.
> 6  In the more info section, tab key over  and hit spacebar and Click the
> "Options" tab.
> 7 In Options tab tab key over to where it asks you to  Type in the start
> time of your ringtone in the text box next to "Start Time" in the
> minutes:seconds (i.e., 2:01) format.
> 8 Tab key once more and  Type in the end time of your ringtone in the text
> box next to "Stop Time." Make sure the ringtone is no more than 40 seconds
> long.
> 9 Next tab key over to the "OK." Button and press spacebar.
> 10 For the next step, Right-click or press application key on   your song
> again and select "Convert Selection to AAC by pressing the enter key." 
> Notes:Wait for iTunes to convert your song. It will create a duplicate
> version usually just beneath the original song.
> 11 Right-click or press the application key  on the ringtone and select
> "Delete" using the arrow keys followed by the enter key.
> 12Click or use the spacebar  on the "Keep Files" button.
> 13 In this step we need to locate the file we just created, It's usually in
> your User folder under "Music > iTunes > iTunes Music" and under the band's
> name. It will have an extension of m4a.
> Notes: In Windows it might be stored in; c:\users\user name\music\itunes
> 14Replace the m4a extension of your ringtone with m4r. You can either press
> the F2 key to rename your file on a windows machine, or press keys,
> "control, shift, command + letter M" and select "Get Info" on a Mac.
> 15Click "Use .m4r" or the PC equivalent when the system warns you that the
> change may affect the use of your file.
> 16Double-click the ringtone file. ITunes will automatically add it to your
> ringtones folder in your iTunes Music Library.
> 17Connect your iPhone and sync your ringtones..
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