Notifications & ringtones: Apple iPhone & iPad on iOS 10

Learn how to set alerts, ringtones, and notifications on Apple iOS 10. Check the software version using Software versions & updates: Apple iOS 10.

 

 

 

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 > Sounds > 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 > 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 wish to change.
    3. Tap Edit > Ringtone.
    4. Tap the desired ringtone.
    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.