How to Set up An Email Reply Notification on iPhone and iPad

Don't want to miss out on important email replies? Then, setting up Email Reply Notification on your iPad or iPhone is a must!

You might be waiting for email replies from your boss about important client meetings or expecting a reply from your clients about monthly invoices, or you’re keen to get an email reply from your travel agent. To easily get alerted about the much-awaited response even on the drive, set up Email reply notification on your iPhone.

Once you have flagged the particular email thread, you will be instantly notified whenever anyone replies to it. Hence, you may not need to dig deep into your inbox just to find out the response. It’s the smartest way to stay updated, isn’t it?

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How to Get Notifications for Specific Email Threads in iPhone and iPad Mail App

How To Get Email Reply Notifications on iPhone Or iPad

If you have already sent an email and wish to enable notification for it, directly open the Mail app and jump over to the Sent folder. Just in case, you are going to start from the scratch, open the Mail app, compose an email and send it to the concerned receiver/s as usual.

Step #1. Launch Mail app on your iOS device.

Step #2. Next, tap on Sent folder.

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Open Sent Folder in Email App on iPhone

Step #3. Now, you need to tap on the email for which you want to enable notification.

Open Email you Want to Enable Reply Notification

Step #4. Tap on Flag icon at the bottom left corner.

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Tap on Flag Icon in Mail App on iPhone

Step #5. Next up, select Notify Me in the menu → Finally, tap on Notify Me again to confirm.

Enable Notification for Email Reply on iPhone

How To Turn Off Mail Reply Notification on iPhone and iPad

No longer want to receive the email reply notification? No problem, you can easily turn it off.

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Step #1. First, you need to open Mail app.

Step #2. Next, tap on Sent folder.

Open Sent Folder in Email App on iPhone

Step #3. Open the email thread for which you have enabled notifications. (Check out the bell icon left to the email.)

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Open Email for Which you Have Set Reply Notification on iPhone

Step #4. Next up, tap on the Flag icon at the bottom left corner.

Tap on Flag Icon in Mail App on iPhone

Step #5. Lastly, tap on Stop Notifying in the menu.

Stop Email Reply Notification on iPhone

That’s done!

Wrapping up

So, that’s the easiest way to stay on top of the email replies on the go! Did you find this post helpful? Shoot your feedback in the comments below.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.


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