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How to Turn the New Mail Alert Sound On or Off in iPhone Mail

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Sometimes I'm busy. I have no desire for diversions, and not for distractions either — distractions like iPhone Mail alerting me to new mail with a sound.

Sometimes I'm bored. I long for diversions, and every distraction is welcome — iPhone Mail alerting me to new mail with sweet sound in particular.

Fortunately, it's easy to turn iPhone Mail's new mail alert sound on and off.

Turn the New Mail Alert Sound On or Off in iPhone Mail

To switch iPhone Mail's new mail alert sound on or off:

  • Tap Settings on the Home screen.
  • Now tap Sounds.
  • Set New Mail to ON or OFF.

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