How to Redownload Purchased Ringtones on iPhone or iPad in iOS 11

Recovering purchased ringtones on iPhone and iPad running iOS 11 or later is quite an easy task. Read on to find out how it's done!


The one feature, which I had been waiting for ages, was the ability to redownload ringtones easily. Fortunately, it has come true. Re-downloading purchased ringtones on your iPhone and iPad running iOS 11 or later is a pretty straightforward task.

From now onwards you don’t need to worry about your favorite tones being completely wiped out and never to come back again. The nightmare is a passé and so are all the roundabout ways you had to go through to get back your precious tones if you happened to eliminate them unknowingly. Enough talk? Let me show you how to recover purchased ringtones in iOS 11.

How to Redownload Purchased Ringtones on iPhone

How to Recover Purchased Ringtones on iPhone and iPad Running iOS 11

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iOS device.

Open Settings on Any iPhone

Step #2. Now, you need to tap on Sounds or Sounds & Haptics.

Tap on Sounds in iPhone Settings

Step #3. Next, you need to tap on any sound under SOUNDS AND VIBRATION PATTERNS.

Tap on Any Sounds in iPhone Settings

Check out the option to Download All Purchased Tones at the top of the page. Tap on it.

Redownload Purchased Ringtones on iPhone or iPad

Now, your iOS will redownload all the ringtones and alert tones which you had purchased from iTunes.

Now, they will be available in the Sounds & Haptics section.

Note: You won’t be able to redownload purchased ringtones if the owner had pulled them from iTunes Store.

Make the most of these tones to customize your text tone, ringtone, calendar alerts, new mail alert, etc.

With iTunes 12.7, you can no longer download apps or ringtones. However, you can still access all of your previously downloaded ringtones in the iTunes Media folder and be able to transfer them to your iOS device easily.

Just in case you wish to get back App Store into iTunes, head over to this quick guide.

Wrapping up:

It’s really great to easily recover your tones, isn’t it? Share your feedback about it in the comments below.

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