Notifications & ringtones: Apple iPhone 5s

    Learn how to set alerts, ringtones, and notifications on the Apple iPhone 5s.

     

     

     

    Emergency alerts

    1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
    2. Tap Notifications.
    3. Scroll to the bottom section Government Alerts.
    4. Tap the slider to enable or disable the following:
      • AMBER Alerts
      • Emergency Alerts

     

    Incoming email

    1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
    2. Tap Sounds.
    3. Tap New Mail.
    4. Change the Vibration and Alert Tones.
      • To turn off alert, set the Alert Tone to None.

     

    Ringtones

    Ringtone for all calls

    1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
    2. Tap Sounds.
    3. Tap Ringtone.
    4. Scroll to and tap the desired ringtone.
    5. Press the home button at the bottom of the device.

     

    Ringtone for calls from one contact

    You cannot assign a ringtone to contacts stored on the SIM card or phone (device memory).

     

    1. From the home screen, tap Phone.
    2. Tap Contacts.
    3. Tap the contact you wish to change.
    4. Tap Edit.
    5. Tap Ringtone.
    6. Tap the desired ringtone.
    7. Tap Done.

     

    Notifications

    1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
    2. Tap Sounds.
    3. Tap on the desired notification.
    4. Scroll to and tap the desired ringtone.
    5. Press the home button at the bottom of the device.