[dba-Tech] Get Windows Phone ringtones on your iPhone

Gustav Brock gustav at cactus.dk
Tue Jan 1 12:11:55 CST 2019

Hi Jon

Thanks, I know (or rather: had heard so), but I'm not on iTunes. 
And the task was not to create some ringtones, but to find, select, and export those of Windows Phone to the iPhone.


Hi Gustav

You can make any audio file a ringtone using iTunes, it’s how I do all of mine:



Sent from my iPhone

> On 1 Jan 2019, at 13:08, Gustav Brock <gustav at cactus.dk> wrote:
> Hi all
> We (me and wife) had to abandon our beloved Lumia Windows Phones, as availability of functional apps has diminished below a critical level. Not wishing to be tracked from end to end by evil Google nor messing around with numerous Android versions not being updated by manufacturers, we decided for iPhone 8.
> That's a neat piece of hardware, though the interface - compared to Windows Phone - needs a major brushup. Given, that Apple is preferred by many, if not most, creative people, I was surprised and disappointed to find only a dull selection of ringtones installed. iTunes is not an option for me - Spotify is much better and cheaper too - thus, no ringtones from that source. 
> By searching here and there, I managed to get some collections of the ringtones from the various editions of Windows Phone and a tool to bring them to the iPhones, and collected the bits and pieces in an article:
> Bring Windows Phone ringtones to iPhone
> https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/33370/Bring-Windows-Phone-ringtones-to-iPhone.html
> It brought some relief to me.
> Happy New Year!
> Gustav

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