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Ringtones disappear after latest iPhone update

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spwriter Calculating status...
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Mar 1, 2008 1:04 PM
I updated my iPhone recently - 1.1.4 - as well as the newest iTunes update a few days prior. My ringtones have disappeared from my iTunes ringtones folder and of course from my iPhone. They are nowhere to be found. BTW, my iTunes was reset not to display the ringtones column too.
IPOD video 30 gig, Windows XP
  • Nathan C Level 5 Level 5 (6,260 points)
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    Mar 1, 2008 1:05 PM (in response to spwriter)
    spwriter,

    Do a search on your computer for files ending in .m4r, and then drag the resulting files on the Library in the left hand column of iTunes.

    Thank you,

    Nathan C.
    iMac G5 17" (work), Mac OS X (10.5.2), iMac 20" Aluminum and Home built Win XP machine
  • hsemanager Calculating status...
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    Mar 2, 2008 2:09 AM (in response to spwriter)
    I had to fully restore my phone after update. I lost all music, ringtones, but it kept all 300+ contacts and emails, plus 3 email accounts and favorites.
    I was surprised, but did see note backing up iphone while it was trying to install update.
    Music was only thing lost and it is in library so very easy to add back to phone.
    Sony, Windows XP

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