How to Assign Unique Ringtones for Different Contacts on iPhone?

How to Assign Unique Ringtones for Different Contacts on iPhone?

We all have a certain group of people whom we contact more or text more. For those special people, you can assign a unique ringtone, which will help you identify the call easily. iPhone comes with this feature to allow you to attend to the important calls even in your busy schedule. It is fun to set unique ringtones for special contacts.

Before setting ringtone, you need to make sure that the contact exists in your address book. You should also have the list of ringtones before assigning it to the contacts. iPhone already comes with a certain set of ringtones from which you can select. However, you can also add more ringtones if necessary.

Here are the steps to assign unique iPhone ringtone to different contacts:

  • Unlock your iPhone.
  • Select the contact icon from the home screen.
  • Choose the contact for which you want add ringtone.
  • After finding the name of the contact in your address list, tap the name.
  • Select the ‘edit’ option, which will be present on the right side of the screen.
  • Now, you can add the ringtone to the contact. Search the ringtone option.
  • iPhone will provide a certain set of default ringtones. The ringtone list will contain both defaults and the ringtones you would have explicitly added. You can select the ringtone from the list available.
  • After the selection of ringtone, tap the ‘save’ or ‘done’ tab to save the changes made.
  • Repeat the same procedure to set ringtone for different contacts.

You can also customize the alert tones for text messages from different contacts. You can assign different alert tones for messages of different contacts. Here are the steps to customize the alert tones for messages:

  • Go to ‘contacts’ and select the contact that you want to customize.
  • Select ‘sounds and haptics’ from the Settings option.
  • Select the text tone from the list of alert tones available.
  • Make sure you select the check mark, which will save your changes automatically.

With the above mentioned steps, you can customize the ringtone or message alert tone for different contacts.

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