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How Do I Disable Ringtones in iTunes 7.5

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WildEarth Calculating status...
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Nov 20, 2007 1:16 PM
I just upgraded to iTunes 7.5, and a new menu item named Ringtones appears in the left playlist window. I don't have an iPhone, and don't forsee getting one anytime soon, and want to disble this item. When I go to my general preferences, its shows up as a shaded item that I can't uncheck. Is this just Apple's way of annoying us until we all buy an iPhone? If so, that kinda *****. Any ideas on how to disable it?

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Mac OS X (10.3.x)
  • Jefe32 Calculating status...
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    Dec 16, 2007 3:23 PM (in response to WildEarth)
    I feel this should be bumped up, because I have the same problem. Not that it's a huge deal, but I've done a lot of looking and no one seems to know how to get rid of that tab... I understand that you should un-check it in the preferences pane, but it's greyed out so that there's no way to do that. If anyone has an idea it'd be much appreciated.
  • Chris CA Level 9 Level 9 (73,385 points)
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    Dec 16, 2007 4:34 PM (in response to WildEarth)
    Go to iTunes prefs -> General.
    Next to Show:, untick RIngtones.
    iMac G5 (Rev B) ALS - 1 GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.4.11), Silver Mini, Blue Mini
  • jere7my Level 4 Level 4 (1,810 points)
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    Dec 16, 2007 10:56 PM (in response to Chris CA)
    If you're running 10.3.9, that checkbox is grayed out (and checked by default).
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  • Jefe32 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Dec 17, 2007 11:08 AM (in response to jere7my)
    So there's no way to Un-check it then? Hm.... well I guess it's now a battle between how annoyed I am vs how cheap I am. Thanks, Jere.
  • Gieau_sf Calculating status...
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    Feb 14, 2008 10:55 PM (in response to Jefe32)
    I run both Panther (10.3.9) and Tiger (10.4.11) on separate partitions. I just upgraded to iTunes 7.6 (from 7.4) on each. The first thing I noticed was the ringtone icon ...which I have no use for. With Tiger, I have the option to uncheck the selection, but with Panther it's greyed out ...as previously stated in this thread. I see the last previous entry in this thread is 12/16 ...so I guess no one has yet come up with a fix. Since this problem has existed since v7.5, am I to assume that it's something apple has no interest in addressing? hrumpf!!!
    iBook G4 1.33 w/Mac OS X (10.3.9/10.4.11) w/768 MB, <br>Dell Pent III w/WinXP (SP2) w384 MB

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