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How to Make iPhone Ring Longer [iPhone Q & A]


Jan 30, 2009511065Views360Comments

Make Your iPhone Ring Longer

I’m going to start an iPhone Q & A series, where I post some of the questions readers send me by email. Today’s question:

Kathy writes:

is there any way to make iphone ring longer?

How to Make Your iPhone Ring for 10 Seconds Longer

Even if your iPhone ringtone is 30 seconds long, your iPhone rings for only 20 seconds by default. To get your iPhone to ring for 30 seconds, instead of the standard 20-second ring, follow the steps below:

  1. Dial *#61# and touch Call.
    Make iPhone Ring Longer
  2. Jot down the phone number displayed on the screen. This is where your voicemail calls are directed to (as shown in the screenshot below).
    iPhone voice call forwarding
  3. Dial **61*(THE NUMBER YOU WROTE DOWN — NOT INCLUDING THE COUNTRY CODE!)**30# and press Call.

Your iPhone should now ring longer — that is, for the full 30-second duration of your ringtone. To verify that your voicemails are still being sent to the correct place, repeat step 1 and check that the phone number matches.

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180 Comments

  1. That worked thank you been trying for ages,looked on other sites could not work it out ,your explanation was nice and clear ,so even an old fart like me could follow it.
    Thank again.

  2. It worked for us exactly as described. Did *not* include the + before country code. I question if country code is required at all. But not in the mood to experiment. THANKS!

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