Customize your Mail notifications on your iPhone or iPad
Get sound alerts when you receive a new email or show the number of unread emails in your inbox on your Home Screen.
Change your Mail notifications
In the Settings app, tap Mail.
Tap Customize Notifications.
Tap the email account.
Turn on the settings that you want, like Alerts or Badges.
When you turn on Badges, the number of unread emails in your inbox appears above the Mail app on your Home Screen.
When you turn on Alerts, there is an option to customize your Sounds and change the alert tone or ringtone. The sound that you select will play when you receive a new email.