Top 4 Websites for Downloading Ringtones

The best sources for cheap, free ringtones with no hassles

The second you unwrap your cell phone from its mass-produced state, your journey of personalization begins. Downloading cheap and free ringtones is one of the more popular ways we brand a phone to ourselves and identify our friends when they're calling.

With a universe of merchants competing for your ringtone dollar, I’ve compiled a top-five free ringtones list. I explain why they’re such stellar ringtone havens and what cautions to keep in mind.

You’ll see familiar letter grades (from “A+” to “F-”) and an overall point score out of 20 points. Here’s how to download ringtones. Find your new cell phone, too.

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Ringophone.com (view our full list of ringtones sites)

Ringophone logo
Ringophone logo. Image © Ringophone
Selection:
A
Price:
A+
Overall:
19

You can even download to unlimited phone numbers, which means you can share ringtones with your friends once you’ve bought them.

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RingToneJukeBox.com (view our full list of ringtones sites)

RingToneJukeBox logo
RingToneJukeBox logo. Image © RingToneJukeBox
Selection:
A
Price:
B
Overall:
18
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‘Hot Ringtones’ chart from Billboard (view our full list of ringtones sites)

Billboard logo
Billboard logo. Image © Billboard
Selection:
B-
Price:
B
Overall:
16
Billboard Magazine

While the data is there, though, purchasing them is limited. The service currently only supports AT&T (still listed as Cingular) and T-Mobile for ringtone downloads. That's a major drawback.

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MTV Mobile Ringtones (view our full list of ringtones sites)

MTV Mobile logo
MTV Mobile logo. Image © MTV Mobile
Selection:
B
Price:
C-
Overall:
14
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