How to Convert MP3 to Ringtones for iPhone 2.1

If you are using iPhone 2.1, you can use numerous features as per your requirements. For instance, you can easily convert the MP3 files to Ringtones for your iPhone 2.1. There are two ways to convert the MP3 files to Ringtones. First method is slightly easy, but it will cost you $1.99. On the other hand, the second method is free, but it is a little bit complicated.

In the second method, you can make your own ringtone from an MP3 file in iTunes for your iPhone 2.1. It will hardly take five minutes to do it.

In this article, we are going to discuss the second way to convert the MP3 files to Ringtones. Furthermore, all the steps have been explained in a very simple way so that you can follow them easily.


  • 1

    First of all, select the MP3 file which you want to convert. You can simply select the file from your mouse. After selecting the file, right-click on it and a window will appear on your screen. You have to select the ‘Get Info’ from that menu.

  • 2

    Now, when the new window will open, just click on the tab ‘Options’. After that, you have to navigate ‘Start Time’ and ‘Stop Time’ fields. You will have to place a check mark in both the fields so as to select the starting and ending time of your ringtone. Then, click ‘OK’.

  • 3

    You have to go back to the MP3 file. Right-click on the file again and select ‘Convert Selection to AAC’. Your iTunes will automatically make the changes to that file (as per your set time limit). This file is now different from the original file.

  • 4

    Then, go to the music folder in iTunes and find that new file which you have created. Drag that file on your desktop with the help of your mouse. After that, go back to iTunes and just delete the copy of the version which you dragged on your desktop by just right-clicking on it and selecting ‘Delete’ option.

  • 5

    Now, go to your desktop and right-click on the icon of the file which is on the desktop. Select ‘Rename’ and just change the file extension from ‘.m4a’ to ‘.m4r’.

  • 6

    Just drag the file back to iTunes and connect your iPhone 2.1 to your PC with the help of your USB cable. Then, ‘Sync’ your data by clicking ‘OK’ and your ringtone will move to your iPhone.

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