Setting up Mail Notifications for individual accounts | iLounge Tips

Setting up Mail Notifications for individual accounts

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By Jesse Hollington

Social Media & Software Editor, iLounge
Published: Thursday, March 21, 2013
Tips Categories: iPad, iPhone, iPod

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If you use both work and personal e-mail accounts on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, iOS 6 has introduced a useful feature allowing you to now configure your notifications separately for each of your accounts, along with separate notification settings for your VIP list. To set this up, simply go into the Notification section of your iOS Settings app, and choose the “Mail” option, where you should see an entry for each of your configured e-mail accounts as well as for your VIP list; selecting an entry will take you to the standard iOS notification settings, allowing you to customize whether notifications appear in the Notification Center and/or the lock screen, choose to show badges, banners or alerts, and set a new mail notification sound for that particular account. This feature is particularly useful when combined with the VIP list as you can limit high priority alert sounds and lock screen notifications to only e-mails from your important contacts.

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CAn anyone tell me why I am not seeing this VIP option? I am using an iPhone 5 with iOS 6.1.4

Thanks

Posted by Ant Pugh on August 27, 2013 at 2:27 AM (PDT)

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