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2021 | How to Convert YouTube to Ringtone Easily

Jane Zhou updated on Oct 14, 2021 to Video Converter Tips

YouTube has become one of the most significant platforms for music collections, and you can stream music videos on it all day. Sometimes you may want to download free ringtones from YouTube or make ringtones from YouTube videos for your mobile phone, but how to do that? Actually, both powerful software and effective operations are needed.

This post is for people who want to find the best solution to convert YouTube to ringtone. Whether you want to make a ringtone for iPhone or Android, some tutorials would be helpful for you. Keep reading and learn how to make a ringtone from a video now.

How to Convert YouTube to Ringtone for iPhone 

To make a ringtone from YouTube, you can use three applications - EaseUS Video Converter, EaseUS Video Editor, and iTunes. The first two tools can convert the YouTube video file into audio, while iTunes helps apply the ringtone.

First of all, you need to download the YouTube video to your computer and convert it.

1. Convert YouTube Video to Ringtone with EaseUS Video Converter

As a dedicated tool on Windows, EaseUS Video Converter allows converting video files to audio with ease. It supports many audio formats like MP3, M4A, WAV, OGG, AMR, and more. 

Also, it can help you merge several files into one. It's easy to create a video file that consists of different clips. And the operation is effortless since this tool is suitable for common users. 

Main Features:

  • Deal with common media formats
  • Offer high conversion speed and quality
  • Increase the conversion ability with GPU acceleration
  • Batch conversion to save time

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How to convert YouTube video to ringtone:

Step 1. Launch this software on your PC, select the "Audio Extractor" option from the left sidebar, then click "Choose Files" to import your target video files.

Import files

Step 2. Once imported, click the gear icon to select your desired output audio format. 

Choose format

Additionally, you are able to click the "Edit" icon to change some parameters for your output music files, including channel, sample rate, bitrate, etc.

Advanced settings

Step 3. (Optional) If you want to change the location for saving the output files, click the down arrow to choose a new folder at the bottom. Besides, you can enable high-speed conversion, and GPU acceleration features here if needed.

change saving path

Step 4. At last, click "Extract All" to start the conversion. Once done, you can find the converted files in the "Finished" tab.

View output file

2. Turn YouTube Video into Ringtone with EaseUS Video Editor

Like other YouTube converters, EaseUS Video Editor can convert a YouTube video to another format, including MP3, MP4, AVI, etc. And it can also work as audio mixer software to make your ringtone more impressive. 

There are two ways to convert a video file into audio using EaseUS Video Editor. The first method is to export it as audio, and the second method is to directly use the audio detaching tool to remove the video and only keep the audio file. Both two methods can help you save YouTube videos as audio files without losing quality. 

This software even offers you a great number of sample music clips and sound effects that you can apply to your ringtone. In this way, you can make your ringtone unique and impressive. Although this editor supports exporting audio in both AAC and MP3 format, it's advisable to select AAC as the target format if you want to use it on iPhone.

Steps to Convert YouTube Video into AAC Format:

Follow this guide to turn YouTube videos into audio.

Step 1. Add Video to Timeline

Open EaseUS Video Editor and select the right aspect ratio for your video. Next, add videos to the timeline. If you want to mix and match multiple videos, you can also drag and drop them.

import file

Step 2. Edit the Audio

If you want to remove unwated part before set it as ringtone, you can right-click on the video or use Control + B to split and remove the unnecessary part.

You can also right-click the video and select "Audio Detach" to split audio and video, and then you can remove the video file while keep the audio file.

Set ringtone duration EaseUS Video Editor

Note: iOS can only recognize audio files that are up to 35 seconds. Anything more than that will not be on the list. Make sure the audio is no longer than that.

Step 3. Export the Audio

Click on "Export" button, and then choose the audio section, and select AAC as the audio format. Make sure to configure the settings for the best sound quality in terms of bitrate.

EaseUS convert audio to iPhone ringtone format

2. Create Ringtone from YouTube and Apply it Using iTunes

Now, you get the audio in AAC format, and the next step is to apply it to your iPhone using iTunes.

Step 1. Launch iTunes and add the AAC file to your library.

Step 2. Right-click the AAC audio file and select the "Show in Finder" option from the dropdown menu. Then, the audio file will be in M4A format.

show audio in finder

Step 3. Change the extension of the audio file from "M4A" to "M4R".

change extension to m4r

Step 4. Connect your iPhone with your MacBook and sync the iPhone or iPad with iTunes, and the audio file will be copied to the device. Open Settings on your iPhone, and then switch to Sounds & Haptics. Under Sounds and Vibrations Patterns, tap the sound that you want to change. Tap a ringtone or alert tone to hear and set it as the new sound.

Set audio as ringtone in iPhone

If you're going to change the ringtone for a particular contact, then the method is different. First, open the contacts app and find the person on the list. On the top-right corner, click on the Edit button. Lastly, tap the Ringtone or Text Tone option, then choose a new sound, which is the ringtone you just imported.

How to Make a YouTube Video Your Ringtone on Android 

Do you want to convert Youtube videos to ringtones for your phone? All you need is a YouTube ringtone maker. Ringtone Maker is a free YouTube to ringtone converter that enables you to create ringtone from YouTube videos. The only prerequisite is that you need to convert the video to an audio file with EaseUS Video Editor beforehand.

Here is the tutorial on how to turn a Youtube Video into a Ringtone. Follow it to create for your own.

youtube to ringtone android

Steps to Convert YouTube to Ringtone Android:

Step 1. Use EaseUS Video Editor to convert YouTube video to audio.

Step 2. Transfer the audio to your Android phone, open the YouTube to ringtone app, and you can see a list of audio files present on your Android device. Now, tap the three dots next to the song you wish to edit, then select "Edit".

Step 3. Hold and drag the first and second adjustment buttons to select where you want the ringtone to begin/end, and make it to your desired length.

Step 4. Press the "Play" button to preview. If it's OK, tap the "Save" button on the right upper corner of your screen to save your newly created tone.

Step 5. After saving your file, a pop-up menu will appear, providing you with four options to choose from. Click "Make Default Ringtone" to make your created tone your default ringtone.

How to Convert YouTube to Ringtone Online 

With RingtoneMaker, you can create a ringtone from YouTube online easily. However, this could not be completed if you don't convert the YouTube video into an audio file at first.

You may use EaseUS Video Editor to convert YouTube video to audio. After the conversion, you may use RingtoneMaker to make a ringtone by following the steps below. Note that only AAC, FLAC, M4A, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA formats are supported.

youtube to ringtone online

How to Use Online Ringtone Maker from YouTube to Ringtone:

Step 1. Use EaseUS Video Editor to convert the YouTube video to make a ringtone into an audio file.

Step 2. Click "Upload" to choose a music file from your device.

Step 3. Place markers to set the range and clip duration. You can also change the duration by entering Start and End Time. Don't forget to preview it by clicking on "Play".

Step 4. Choose the ringtone format. There are two formats to be chosen. M4R for iPhone, and MP3 for most of the other mobile phones. Since you are using an Android phone here, we suggest you choose MP3.

Step 5. Click "Make Ringtone" to convert the song into a ringtone. After conversion, you may click "Download" to save the ringtone to your phone.


It is not easy to convert videos on YouTube to ringtone and set it on iPhone, Android, or online. While APPs offer a little more natural way to download and apply, the problem is that you can fine-tune better with a desktop app.

Therefore, try EaseUS Video Converter as it allows various functions.

FAQs About How to Make Ringtone from YouTube 

If you still have questions about creating a ringtone from YouTube videos, those answers below may help you solve the problems. 

1. How do I make a YouTube video my ringtone iPhone?

Step 1. Convert YouTube video to audio with EaseUS Video Editor.

Step 2. Connect iPhone and import the converted audio to your mobile device.

Step 3. Open "Settings" on your iPhone, and then switch to "Sounds & Haptics". Under "Sounds and Vibrations Patterns", tap the sound that you want to change. Tap a ringtone or alert tone to preview and set it as the new sound.

2. Can you turn YouTube videos into ringtones?

Yes, you can use a YouTube video as a ringtone. First of all, you need to convert the YouTube video to audio. Then, transfer the audio file to your mobile devices. Lastly, you can set it as your ringtone on your phone.

3. How can I make a ringtone from a video?

To set a song as a ringtone on an Android phone, you need to follow those steps.

Step 1. Download the song or audio file to your device.

Step 2. Head over to "Settings", to "Sound", then tap Phone ringtone. Click the "+" icon at the top right of the screen.

Step 3. Choose the song you like from your device. After you added a ringtone, it will appear in the list of tones. Select it and press "OK" to confirm the change.

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