How to Set Ringtone from Spotify on iPhone [Updated Recently]

Updated by Adam Gorden on Oct 27, 2022 4:45 PM.

Q: "I have collected many lovely Spotify songs. And I would like to set Spotify song as ringtone iPhone. But I didn't seem to find the option to create iPhone ringtone from Spotify on my phone. What should I do? Can you help? Thanks!"

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This could be a common request for most Spotify users, especially those who are subscribing to a Premium plan as they can download music from Spotify for offline listening. However, the big obstacle is that those downloaded Spotify songs are encrypted in the format of OGG Vorbis, so that they cannot be used to create ringtones at all. But don't fret! In this post, we'll walk you through on how to set ringtone from Spotify on iPhone.

Part 1. How to Make Spotify Music Your Ringtone Without Computer
Part 2. Best Method to Set Spotify Song as Ringtone iPhone hot tip
Part 3. How to Make a Ringtone on iPhone from Spotify via iTunes
Part 4. How to Use Spotify Song as Ringtone on iPhone via GarageBand

Part 1. How to Make Spotify Music Your Ringtone Without Computer

As a subscription-based streaming service, Spotify only allows its users to listen to music online and offline. Thus, you are not able to apply Spotify songs to other places due to DRM protection. Here we find a tool called iRingtone for Spotify that can help you set your favorite Spotify songs as a ringtone on iPhone. But you need pay $1.49 per month to access to all Premium features for setting Spotify as iPhone ringtone.

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Step 1. In the App Store, search for iRongtine for Spotify and tap Get to install it on your iPhone.

Step 2. Open iRongtone for Spotify on your device and enter the name of your favorite song into the search bar.

Step 3. Tap on the + icon at the rear of the song, then tap Yes to confirm.

Step 4. After adding it as a ringtone, turn on the ringtone. Now you have successfully set iPhone ringtone from Spotify.

Part 2. Best Method to Set Spotify Song as Ringtone iPhone

With the help of iRingtone for Spotify, you can set your favorite Spotify songs as a ringtone on your iPhone. But lots of Spotify songs cannot be found within the app. It doesn't matter! The positive side is that you can still set Spotify songs as iPhone ringtone or Android ringtone. Here we share another solution to let you set Spotify music track as ringtone on your iPhone. That is to download and convert Spotify music to AAC or MP3. It's easier than you think, and with the help of a third-party tool like Spotify music converter.

Spotify music converter can be used to remove DRM from Spotify, as well as, convert all Spotify songs to iPhone compatible formats. That's what we are talking about here. ViWizard Spotify Music Converter is an exclusive tool designed for Spotify users that can download songs, albums, and playlists from Spotify to common audio formats, including MP3, M4A, M4B, AAC, FLAC, and WAV, supported by iPhone or other devices. No matter whether you are using a Free or Premium account on Spotify, this smart tool will let you easily use Spotify songs as ringtone on iPhone.

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ViWizard Spotify Music Converter Key Features

  • Download and convert Spotify music to various common audio formats
  • Remove various commercial limitations from Spotify music completely
  • Function as a Spotify music downloader, editor, ripper, and converter
  • Make Spotify music ringtone for both Android users and iPhone users
  • Work at 5× faster speed and save original audio quality and ID3 tags
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Now we will show you such an easy solution to help you download songs from Spotify in a few steps only. First of all, you need to download ViWizard Spotify Music Converter on your computer. Then you can download Spotify music to MP3 or AAC via ViWizard software.

Step 1Add Spotify Songs to ViWizard Software

Open ViWizard Spotify Music Converter on your Mac or Windows computer. Then it will load the Spotify app automatically. In Spotify, find any song or playlist you'd like to make as iPhone ringtone, and drag it into the conversion window of ViWizard software. Or you can copy and paste the music link to the search bar and click the + button to load Spotify songs.

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Step 2Configure the Output Audio Parameters

Click the menu bar and select the Preferences option, then you can choose the output format in the Settings window. As both MP3 and AAC are supported by iPhone, you can set any one as the output format. In addition, you can also set the audio channel, bit rate, and sample rate. Then click the OK button to save the settings.

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Step 3Download and Convert Spotify to AAC or MP3

Now click on the Convert button to start downloading and converting Spotify songs to MP3 or AAC at 5× faster speed. If you want to convert Spotify songs in a stable mode without any conversion error, you need to choose 1× faster speed in the Preferences option before conversion. You can find the converted Spotify music tracks in the history list by clicking the Converted icon.

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Part 3. How to Make a Ringtone on iPhone from Spotify via iTunes

After completing the conversion of Spotify music to AAC or MP3, you are able to make ringtone iPhone Spotify by using iTunes on your computer. Then you can create Spotify music as iPhone ringtone, and here we go.

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Step 1. Start by launching iTunes or Music on your Windows or Mac computer.

Step 2. Find the song you'd like to use as your iPhone ringtone from the folder on your computer.

Step 3. Right-click the song you want and select Song Info from the resulting drop-down list.

Step 4. Then click the Options tab at the top of the window to set your start and stop times of the ringtone.

Step 5. Once done, click OK at the bottom then go to File > Convert > Convert to AAC Version or in Music Create AAC Version.

Step 6. Drag the AAC version out of iTunes and into the folder of your choice after you see a new 30-second version of the song.

Step 7. Delete the 30-second version from iTunes and undo the Start Time/Stop Time changes to the original.

Step 8. Open the folder containing the 30-second AAC file you dragged out of iTunes, then change the file extension from .m4a to .m4r. Double-click it and it immediately gets added to iTunes' ringtone library.

Step 9. Sync your iPhone to iTunes and the song will now be in your ringtones list.

Part 4. How to Use Spotify Song as Ringtone on iPhone via GarageBand

Once the conversion is done, you can locate the well converted Spotify songs and transfer them to your iPhone. Now you can set Spotify songs as iPhone ringtone by using GarageBand on your iPhone by doing a few tricks as below.

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Step 1. Open GarageBand on your iPhone and swipe to find Audio Recorder then tap Voice.

Step 2. Tap View > Loop, and you'll see three subheadings here - Apple Loops, Files, and Music.

Step 3. Locate the folder where you save your Spotify songs on your iPhone and add one to GarageBand.

Step 4. Tap Split and use the Scissor feature to shorten the track to a 30-second audio clip.

Step 5. Tap Delete to remove the unusable part of the track and then select My Songs from the down arrow icon.

Step 6. Hold the project and select Share from the list to tap Ringtone > Continue.

Step 7. Create a name for the song and tap Export then tap Use sound as to set it as ringtone.

Now you can go to Settings > Sound & Haptics and select Spotify music you sync. Then you can set it as the new sound of your iPhone.


With the above methods, you can break the limitation from Spotify and then set Spotify music as your iPhone ringtone. You can choose to set your Spotify song as ringtone by using iRongtine for Spotify. But we suggest that you use ViWizard Spotify Music Converter. With it, you can download Spotify music to your device and use it as your ringtone anytime you want.

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