How do I save a YouTube song as a ringtone?

Answered by Tom Adger

Saving a YouTube song as a ringtone can be done using various methods. Here I will provide you with a detailed step-by-step guide on how to accomplish this task.

Method 1: Using Online YouTube to Ringtone Converters

1. Find the YouTube video with the song you want to use as a ringtone. Copy the video’s URL.

2. Open a new tab in your web browser and search for “YouTube to ringtone converter” or similar keywords. There are several online tools available for this purpose.

3. Choose a reliable and trustworthy converter website from the search results. Some popular options include,, and

4. Once you have selected a converter website, visit the site and paste the YouTube video URL into the provided box or field. Make sure to follow any additional instructions provided by the website.

5. Select the desired output format for your ringtone. Most converters offer options like MP3, M4R (iOS ringtone format), or WAV.

6. Click on the “Convert” or “Start” button to initiate the conversion process. The website will start extracting the audio from the YouTube video and converting it to the selected ringtone format.

7. Wait for the conversion to complete. The duration may vary depending on the length of the video and the website’s processing speed.

8. Once the conversion is finished, you will usually be provided with a download link. Click on the link to save the ringtone file to your computer or mobile device.

9. Transfer the downloaded ringtone file to your Android device if it’s not already on your phone. You can use a USB cable, email, or cloud storage services like Google Drive or Dropbox for this purpose.

10. On your Android device, navigate to the location where you saved the ringtone file. You can use a file manager app to browse through your device’s storage.

11. Once you find the ringtone file, tap on it to open it. Your Android device should recognize it as a ringtone file and give you the option to set it as your default ringtone or assign it to a specific contact.

Method 2: Using Android Apps

1. Install a third-party app from the Google Play Store that allows you to download and set YouTube songs as ringtones. Some popular apps for this purpose include Zedge, Ringtone Maker, and Ringdroid.

2. Open the app and search for the YouTube song you want to use as a ringtone. The app may have a built-in YouTube search function or allow you to paste the video URL.

3. Once you have found the desired YouTube song within the app, follow the app’s instructions to download or extract the audio from the video.

4. The app will provide options for editing the ringtone, such as selecting a specific portion of the song or adjusting the volume. Customize the ringtone according to your preferences.

5. Save the edited ringtone within the app or export it to your device’s storage.

6. Open your device’s settings and navigate to the “Sound” or “Sound & vibration” section.

7. Tap on “Phone ringtone” or a similar option to access your device’s ringtone settings.

8. Locate the saved ringtone file within your device’s storage using the file manager or the app’s designated folder.

9. Select the ringtone file and set it as your default ringtone or assign it to a specific contact.

By following these methods, you should be able to save a YouTube song as a ringtone on your Android device. Remember to respect copyright laws and only use YouTube songs for personal use.