Hi guys, I’ve got a problem. I have many wonderful ringtones in my iPhone 4s, but recently I bought a Lumia 1020 and I transferred those ringtones to it, only to find my new phone can’t play them. How can I solve this problem?
thanks for asking in our forum community. As we know, iPhone ringtones are all in the format of M4R, and Lumia is a typical windows phone, whose highly compatible audio format is WMA. So your problem is ultimately how to convert M4R to WMA. In this article I’d like to offer 3 ways to help you.
Method one: use Apowersoft online converter
To give convenience to people who seek for a desktop-program-free way to convert, many websites offer online conversion service. However, in order to earn money, most of them would put annoying ads on their pages or even charge people, deteriorating the user experience very badly. From my viewpoint, Apowersoft online converter maybe the best one I have ever used. Its user interface is concise and full of technological elements. Most importantly, the service is charge-free and ads-free, which will surely make a marvelous impression on you.
If it’s the first time for you to use this program, you need to press “Browse” button which will guide you to download a launcher. And then, install the launcher manually on your computer. (You can skip this step if you have installed the launcher).
Import the MP3 files by clicking the “Browse” button.
Choose “WMA” as the output format.
Click “convert” button to choose saving path and start converting.
Method two: use Apowersoft Video Converter Studio
Apowersoft Video Converter Studio is a very powerful video converter. It can convert almost all types of video and audio formats, such as AVI, MP4, FLV, MP3, OGG, AAC and so on, let alone converting M4R to WMA. You can also convert according to the device you use. The program will choose the optimum format and parameters to fit your devices best. Conversion between audio formats can be achieved within several seconds.
Download the program by clicking the “Download” button below and install it on your computer;
Import your M4R files. You can click the “add files” button or drag the files directly to the interface to import.
Choose the output format—WMA. Open the “Profile” list and choose “audio” > “WMA”, and you can choose where to store the WMA files in the “Output”.
Click the “Convert” button to activate the conversion.
Method three: use Freemake Video Converter
Freemake Video Converter is a free entry-level video editing app developed by Ellora Assets Corporation. The program can be used to convert between video and audio formats, rip video DVDs, and create photo slideshows and music visualizations.
Step 1: add M4R file(s) to the interface of Freemake Video Converter.
Step 2: choose the output format. On the bottom of the interface, click the “to WMV” icon and in the dialog box that appears, choose the output format as WMA.
Step 3: Convert. Click the “convert” button and that’s all.
The 3 above ways all can help you convert M4R to WMA. All have their advantages and shortcomings. You may make the choice according to your situation. May this article be helpful to you.