Notifications & ringtones: Apple iPhone & iPad on iOS 11

Learn how to set alerts, ringtones, and notifications on Apple iOS 11. Check the software version using Software versions & updates: Apple iPhone & iPad on iOS 11. Additional software versions in Related Links below.

 

 

 

Emergency alerts

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

 

Incoming email

  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings > Sounds & Haptics > New Mail.
  2. 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 > Sounds & Haptics > Ringtone.
    2. Scroll to and tap the desired ringtone.

     

    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 > Contacts.
    2. Tap the contact you want to set up with a custom ringtone.
    3. Tap Edit > Ringtone.
    4. Choose the ringtone you want.
    5. Tap Done.

     

    Notifications

    1. From the Home screen, tap Settings > Sounds.
    2. Tap on the desired notification.
    3. Scroll to and tap the desired alert sound.

     

     

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