How To Make A Voice Memo A Ringtone

Voice memos are a great way to record important information or ideas on your iPhone. But did you know that you can also turn your voice memo into a ringtone? Yes, that’s right! In this article, we will show you how to make a voice memo a ringtone.

Step 1: Choose Your Voice Memo

The first step is to choose the voice memo that you want to turn into a ringtone. Open the Voice Memos app on your iPhone and select the memo that you want to use.

Step 2: Trim Your Voice Memo

Once you have selected your voice memo, you need to trim it down to the section that you want to use as your ringtone. Tap the three dots on the right-hand side of the screen and select “Edit Recording.”

Step 2.1: Cut the Voice Memo

Use the slider on the bottom of the screen to select the section of the voice memo that you want to use. Tap the scissor icon to cut it.

Step 2.2: Save the Trimmed Voice Memo

Tap “Save” to save the trimmed voice memo.

Step 3: Rename Your Voice Memo

To make it easier to find your ringtone, rename your voice memo. Tap the three dots again and select “Rename.”

Step 3.1: Give a Name to Your Voice Memo

Give your voice memo a name that you will remember, such as “Ringtone.”

Step 4: Share Your Voice Memo

Now that you have trimmed and renamed your voice memo, it’s time to share it. Tap the three dots again and select “Share.”

Step 4.1: Select Sharing Method

Choose the sharing method that you prefer, such as email or message.

Step 5: Save Your Voice Memo as a Ringtone

Once you have shared your voice memo, you need to save it as a ringtone.

Step 5.1: Open the Voice Memo in GarageBand

Open the shared voice memo in GarageBand by tapping the “Open in GarageBand” option.

Step 5.2: Edit Your Ringtone in GarageBand

Once in GarageBand, you can edit your ringtone by adding effects, adjusting the volume, or even adding other instruments.

Step 5.3: Save Your Ringtone

When you are happy with your ringtone, tap “My Songs” and select “Export.” Choose “Ringtone” as the file type and tap “Export.” Your new ringtone is now ready to use!

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use any voice memo as a ringtone?

Yes, you can use any voice memo that you have recorded on your iPhone.

Do I need to use GarageBand to create a ringtone?

No, you can also create a ringtone using iTunes on your computer.

Can I use the same voice memo as a ringtone for different contacts?

Yes, you can assign the same ringtone to multiple contacts.

Can I use a voice memo as a ringtone on any iPhone?

Yes, as long as the iPhone is running iOS 7 or later.


Making a voice memo a ringtone is a quick and easy process that anyone can do. With just a few simple steps, you can turn your voice memo into a personalized ringtone that will make your iPhone stand out. So next time you record an important memo, why not turn it into a ringtone?