1. scarle's Avatar
    I have an iPhone 5C running IOS 10.2.1.

    I have built an home intruder alarm system that emails my phone when the alarm is tripped but the sound notification only works when I manually open up Mail . The email is sent from a Gmail server.

    I want the phone to notify me 24/7 including when the screen is locked and / or the phone is in sleep mode (NOT do not disturb which is switched off)
    02-27-2017 04:23 PM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Go to the Sound and Notifications Settings and verify that a notifications alert and tone is set for the Mail/Gmail app.
    02-27-2017 04:52 PM
  3. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Go to settings > Mail > Accounts > scroll down to Fetch new mail> scroll down and set fetch to 15 minutes. If you want push notifications for Gmail, get the Gmail app.
    02-27-2017 05:32 PM
  4. scarle's Avatar
    Done it already but thanks anyway.
    02-28-2017 02:04 AM
  5. scarle's Avatar
    Will try it. Thanks
    02-28-2017 02:04 AM
  6. jr866gooner's Avatar
    Gmail push no longer possible (and hasn't been for some years) probably due to the rivalries. Gmail best way to go. I use type app personally and I believe it offers push for Gmail!
    02-28-2017 01:24 PM
  7. scarle's Avatar
    Thanks gooner. Ive installed the Gmail App and the system works fine now. Thanks to you all.
    jr866gooner likes this.
    03-01-2017 04:22 AM

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