Email alerts!

Linda

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Does anyone know how I can get different email alerts?. Something different from what the IPad comes with.
 

Hawk

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That might be a feature with the new iOS5, but currently, unless you use a third party app, you are tied to what is on the phone.
I have gmail, so I use "push for gmail" app. (not to be confused for push gmail, which hasn't been supported or worked for over a year now.) Push for Gmail uses notifications to let you know when new mail arrives and has different tones to use. It also can be set to have a "quiet time" so that you aren't woken by emails in the middle of the night.
Btw, since the app uses regular notifications, it saves a lot on battery life compared to the native push services, or even settings the account to check every so many minutes.
 

Linda

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Thanks for that I'll give it a go