How to Enable Random Ringtones on Your iPhone

Posted February 5, 2010 at 7:39pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 75782 views

These are instructions on how to enable random ringtones on your iPhone using RandomRing.

To follow these instructions you will need to have a jailbroken iPhone.

Step One
Press to launch Cydia from your iPhone Springboard.


Step Two
Press to select Sections from the tabs at the bottom of the Cydia application.


Step Three
Press to select Multimedia from the list of sections.


Step Four
Press to select RandomRing from the list of packages


Step Five
Press the Install button at the top right of your screen.


Step Six
Press the Confirm button to begin installation.


Step Seven
Once installation has completed successfully press the large Return to Cydia button.


Step Eight
Launch iTunes on your computer


Step Nine
Select Ringtones from the Library List on the left

Click to select one of your ringtones from the list. If you do not have any ringtones you can learn how to create your own here: Windows, Mac

Press the Command+i keys or right click the selection and choose Get Info from the contextual menu.


Step Twelve
Rename the ringtone as RandomRing and click the OK button.


Step Thirteen
Connect your iPhone to the computer, select it from the list of devices on the left, and click the Sync button to synchronize your device.


Step Fourteen
Press to select Settings from your iPhone Springboard


Step Fifteen
Press to select Sounds from the Settings Menu


Step Sixteen
Press to select Ringtone from the Sounds Menu.


Step Seventeen
Choose RandomRing from the list of ringtones.


Now whenever someone calls you a Random Ringtone will be played!

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Caue Rego - March 16, 2011 at 7:10pm
Those steps must be outdated now. Only thing I needed to do was adding RandomRing and configuring through the app itself. No iTunes or other tweaking required.
cody - February 6, 2010 at 2:56pm
has anyone gotten this to work? there is nothing random about it, it just plays the RandomRing file and that\'s it. fail!
slevytam - February 7, 2010 at 1:20am
There are two listings for RandomRing in Cydia. One works, one does not. Make sure you select the one in the Multimedia section as instructed.
Ken - February 8, 2010 at 12:27am
I have exact same problem. Fail!!
Florin - February 8, 2010 at 5:44am
It works... you only have to restart and call yourself twice.
cody - February 10, 2010 at 1:42pm
one of them is an actual app with a GUI, and naming one of your songs RandomRing is unnecessary. you guys should update it to show that one. it\'s very simple and works rather well. thanks for the tip, though.
Jay - February 5, 2010 at 10:15pm
You should check your email...
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