We all have important friends and family members whose calls we don’t want to miss. But without looking at your phone it’s hard to tell who is calling you. This is distracting and can hinder your workflow. A good solution to this problem is to set custom ringtones for contacts on your iPhone. You can assign unique ringtones to your important contacts so that your phone will play a different ringtone every time you receive a call from them. That way, it’s easy to distinguish when someone from your friends or family is calling you. Here’s how to set custom ringtones for contacts on your iPhone.
Every iPhone has a default ringtone that you will set based on your preference. This is the melody that plays every time the phone is called. Since ringtone is standard and standard for all callers, there is no way to know who is calling based on ringtone.
You’ll have to look at the phone screen to see who’s calling, which can be distracting when you’re doing something important. If you know someone important is calling your phone, you can choose to accept or ignore the call right away.
Custom ringtones can also help visually impaired users to differentiate between different callers.
How to set custom ringtone for contacts
It’s very easy on iPhone to set a different ringtone for specific contacts than the default ringtone. Here’s how you can do that.
Step 1: Open an app “Contacts” on your iPhone.
Step 2: Make sure the person you want to set a custom ringtone for is in your iPhone Contacts list.
Step 3: From the list of contacts, tap on the contact name of who you want to use as ringtone Custom Ring for him. Then select an option “Revision” in the upper right corner.
Step 4: Now you will see ringtone field with choose default option. Click on it to change it.
Step 5: Select the custom ringtone you want to assign to this contact. You can choose from a list of included ringtones or download your favorite tracks from the iTunes Store. Just make sure the ringtone is different from your iPhone’s default ringtone.
Step 6: Press Done once you select the desired ringtone.
Step 7: Press Done again to save your preferences.
You have now successfully set a custom ringtone for your contact. Your phone ringtone will be different from your default ringtone every time you receive a call from this contact. You can repeat the steps for any number of contacts and set custom ringtones for them as well.
How to set custom text tone for contacts?
Plus, if you want, you can even set custom text tones so that your iPhone makes a unique sound when you receive text messages from certain contacts. This can go hand in hand with custom ringtones on your iPhone.
Step 1: Open Contacts app from your iPhone.
Step 2: Online Contacts Whose Calls You Want to Allow and Tap on Its Name.
Step 3: Locate Edit option in the top right corner.
Step 4: Now you will see Default option with text tone field selection. Click on it to change it.
Step 5: Select the custom text tone that you want to assign to a specific contact. You can choose from a list of preloaded ringtones or download your favorite ringtones from the iTunes Store. Be sure to text tone difference about the default notification tone on your iPhone.
Step 6: Press Done once you select the desired tone.
Step 7: Press “It’s Done” again to save your preferences.
Now that you’ve set custom ringtones and text tones for your important contacts, you can also set preferences and allow incoming calls and notifications from those contacts, even when your phone is turned on. “Please do not disturb” or when silent switch is enabled. Here’s how you can do that.