Use tones and ringtones with your iPhone or iPad

Find out how to change the sound that plays when you receive a call, text, email or other notification on your iPhone or iPad. Choose from a variety of built-in sounds or buy ringtones.

Change your ringtone

  1. Go to Settings > Sounds & Haptics.

  2. Under Sounds and Haptic Patterns, tap the sound you want to change.

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  3. Tap a ringtone or alert tone to hear it and set it as the new sound.

Set a ringtone or text tone for a contact

  1. Open the Contacts app and tap a person's name.

  2. In the top right-hand corner of the person's contact card, tap Edit.

  3. Tap Ringtone or Text Tone, then choose a new sound.

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Buy ringtones

You can use the Tone Store to buy new sounds. These purchases are associated with your Apple ID and payment method on file. Go to Settings > Sounds & Haptics > Ringtones, then scroll to the top and tap Tone Store.

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Your purchased tones and ringtones will appear at the top of the list of sounds.

If you get a new device or your previous purchases aren’t showing up, tap Download All Purchased Tones. You may not see this option if you've already downloaded all of the tones you've purchased or if you haven't purchased any tones. You may not be able to re-download some previously purchased tones.

Store availability and features may vary by country or region. Find out what’s available in your country or region.

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