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Where are purchased ringtones stored?

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faerieosity Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Nov 19, 2012 2:50 PM

I just purchased two ringtones from iTunes, using my iPhone 4S, which is updated to the latest IOS. They are nowhere to be found on my phone, and, when I go into iTunes, they are not listed under tones. Where on earth did they go?

  • Limnos Level 8 Level 8 (36,585 points)
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    Nov 19, 2012 2:53 PM (in response to faerieosity)

    To select a ringtone on the iPhone: Device Settings > Sounds > Ringtone

     

    Getting ringtones folder to show in iTunes - https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2629494 - iTunes > Preferences. Under the General tab below Show, confirm Ringtones is selected

     

    If you didn't get around to transferring them from your phone to iTunes then they won't be on your computer.  Ringtones and audiobooks cannot be downloaded more than once from the iTunes Store without buying them again.  It is critical you make a backup ASAP when you get them.

  • Limnos Level 8 Level 8 (36,585 points)
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    Nov 19, 2012 4:53 PM (in response to faerieosity)

    iTunes Store: Transferring purchases from your iOS device or iPod to a computer - http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1848 - only purchases from iTunes Store

  • LizMiller Calculating status...
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    Sep 6, 2013 5:34 PM (in response to faerieosity)

    I am having the SAME issue, but I have to pay $20 for apple's help. Do you remember how you got the ringtone?

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