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iphone 5S custom ringtone syncing bizzare behavior

by jubjub1988 / January 19, 2015 1:57 AM PST

I'm trying to sync custom ringtones to my iphone 5S and it just doesn't work. I'd like to know how to do 2 things:

1. How do I clear the list of ringtones? I have so many duplicates and I can't keep track of them all. I want to delete the dupes from the itunes list.

2. Why don't most of my ringtones sync? This is the most frustrating part; usually around 20-30% of my ringtones will sync, but then I'll add a new one and sync it.....and then half of them disappear from my phone or maybe a few more show up. It doesn't matter if I sync it multiple times, only if I add new tones or remove tones.

I am a first-time Apple user (since ~1993) and I'm seriously considering selling this phone and going back to Android forever. Thanks for any help on this.

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Do it manually
by Pepe7 / January 20, 2015 1:19 AM PST

Instead of a straight sync w/ everything, set up iTunes to manage your music manually.

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How?
by jubjub1988 / January 20, 2015 8:41 AM PST
In reply to: Do it manually

How does one do that?

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I'm going to be a smart aleck
by Pepe7 / January 20, 2015 11:43 AM PST
In reply to: How?

But a helpful one at the same time ;). Have you not heard of google? Wink

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201593

Seriously though- if google doesn't help, ALWAYS check the Apple support site. It's value is underutilized IMO and E.

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