You want to assign a custom to one of your contacts ringtone, but you don’t know how. With a unique ringtone, you will always know when that person is calling. In this article, let me show you how to set a ringtone for a contact on your iPhone!
How to set a ringtone for an iPhone contact
First, find the contact you want to set ringtone by opening the contact application. You can also open the phone app and tap on the Contacts tab at the bottom of the screen. After finding the contact you are looking for, tap on their name. Then, tap Edit in the top right corner of the screen.
Scroll down and tap Ringtones. Select the ringtone you want to play when it tries to call you by tapping on the name of the specific contact tone. A blue checkmark will appear on the left side of the tone that tells you that it has been selected. When you are happy with the selected ringtone for your contact, tap in the top right corner of the screen.
After selecting the tone, you will see it next to the ringtone on the contact’s page. When you’re done, tap the top right corner of the screen.
Ringtone vs Text Tone
There is a difference between iPhone ringtones and text tones. A ringtone is the sound you hear when someone calls you. When you send an iMessage or text message to someone a text tone is the sound you hear.
The steps below will show you how to set a custom text tone for your iPhone contacts!
How to set a text tone for an iPhone contact
Open the Contacts app and tap on the contact for which you want to set a custom text tone. Then, tap Edit in the top right corner of the screen.
Next, tap the text tone and tap on the tone you want to use for this contact. You will know that a tone is selected when a small, blue checkmark appears on its left side. When you are happy with the selected text tone, tap in the upper right hand.