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

How to Make iPhone Ring Longer [iPhone Q & A] - Choose a Smartphone

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

The iPhone’s default ring duration is 20 seconds. To extend your iPhone ring to 30 seconds:

  • 1) Dial *#61# and tap Call.
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  • 2) Note the phone number shown on-screen.
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  • 3) Dial in a continuous sequence: **61*, the number from step 2 (not including country code) then **30# and tap Call.

WATCH: The exact steps to follow to extend your iPhone ring duration

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.

Update: People are reporting mixed results in the comments below. Please feel free to let us know in the comments how it went for you, and lend a hand to a fellow iPhone user if you have a tip to share based on your own experience.