Change email notifications

You can turn on notifications to get alerts on your phone or computer when you get new emails.

If you have multiple accounts in the Gmail app, you need to change this setting for each account.

Turn on alerts

Notifications are turned on for any messages in your Primary label by default.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Gmail app Gmail.
  2. In the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Settings Settings.
  3. Select your account.
  4. Tap Notifications.
  5. Select a notification level.

Get notified for important emails

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Gmail app Gmail.
  2. In the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Settings Settings.
  3. Select your account.
  4. Tap Notifications and then High priority only.

Turn off notifications

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Gmail app Gmail.
  2. In the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Settings Settings.
  3. Select your account.
  4. Tap Notifications and then None.
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