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    Default Assigning ringtones to different email accounts

    Can this be done? I have two different email accounts on my iPad 2 (and eventually, an iPhone when I get one) and would like to assign different them separate alerts like I can on my Blackberry.

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    p.s. I know there are apps that can be downloaded. Is this possible without an app, especially one that will require my email and other info be rerouted to another server?
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    No, not without a jailbreak.


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    Quote Originally Posted by verwon View Post
    No, not without a jailbreak.
    Not true. There's an app for that - . it has other issues (like potential security issues), but it works without jailbreaking. I use it to be able to use my phone as a pager for work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fausty82 View Post
    Not true. There's an app for that - . it has other issues (like potential security issues), but it works without jailbreaking. I use it to be able to use my phone as a pager for work.
    I didn't know that! Thanks!


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    So unlike Blackberry, there's no easy/secure way to do this. Kinda sucks, IMHO.
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    Maybe boxcar cAn help


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    Default Re: Assigning ringtones to different email accounts

    This can be done in iOS...
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    Default Re: Assigning ringtones to different email accounts

    Just looked at the MailTones app in iTunes. $6.99 and the reviews are dreadful. Almost 300 1 star ratings and 124 5 stars.
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    Default Assigning ringtones to different email accounts

    Quote Originally Posted by Alli View Post
    Just looked at the MailTones app in iTunes. $6.99 and the reviews are dreadful. Almost 300 1 star ratings and 124 5 stars.
    I have had it for a couple of years, and it wasn't that expensive when I got it - maybe $3. It still works well for me, but from the reviews it does sound pretty bad. I would say caveat emptor applies. But it does work for me.

    The biggest downside is that you have to forward the emails to their servers - which could be a HUGE security issue for some. In my case, the emails in question simply contain a problem ticket number that I use to access, investigate and resolve the work problem. Not sure that I'd feel comfortable forwarding any/all emails through their service, though.


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    Default Assigning ringtones to different email accounts

    Quote Originally Posted by Alli View Post
    Just looked at the MailTones app in iTunes. $6.99 and the reviews are dreadful. Almost 300 1 star ratings and 124 5 stars.
    Unlike!!! Too much $$$.


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