Apple’s stock Mail app tends to get better every time Apple releases a new software update. With the release of iOS 10, the Mail app has become more useful and smarter than how it was before. You now can do a lot of things with Apple’s built-in Mail app on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac besides the ability to send and receive emails.
With a modern version of the Mail app, you can set up a notification for any email reply on your iPhone and iPad, so you will be notified if there is a new reply. This is a great addition to the Mail app, as it eliminates the need to constantly check the Mail app for new replies.
This feature has been available on iOS for a while, but it may be unknown to many folks. With that in mind, we are going to show you how to set up email reply notifications on your iPhone and iPad. Before proceeding with our step-by-step guide, note that you need a modern version of iOS. (If not, head to Settings > General > Software Update to download the update).
How to set up email reply notifications on your iPhone and iPad
Step one: First off, you need to launch the Mail app from your home screen and then head to the email you want to enable email reply notifications for on your iPhone and iPad
Step two: Once you are in, hit the flag icon located at the bottom left corner of the screen and proceed with tapping on Notify Me…button from the pop-up menu
Step three: Once you are done, hit Notify Me again to confirm your action.
That’s it! From now on, you will get a notification for your chosen email thread if there is a new reply. This is a great feature on iOS, so make sure that you give it a try.
How to disable email reply notifications on your iPhone and iPad
If you change your mind, you can easily turn off email reply notifications for that email thread. The process is pretty simple. If you need help, check out the steps below.
Step one: First off, you need to launch the Mail app on your iPhone and iPad, and then head to an email you want to disable email reply notifications for
Step two: You will see a bell icon next to that email thread, indicating that you have turned on email reply notifications for this email
Step three: To turn it off, hit the flag icon at the bottom left corner and select Stop Notifying to complete the task.
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