Email vs Text message Notification

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  1. malibu3105

    malibu3105 New Member

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    Is there a way to disable notifications for new email, but still have notifications for Text Messages.

    All I could find was Sound Settings, and Notifications. Is there some where else I shoulc be?
     
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    You can also set up notifications by application. Go to email app, hit the menu buttone, go to settings, and there will a notifications option in there. Same for messaging if you ever want to change those options individually

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    Sorry, could not find that. Under accounts/gmail account, all it has it to sync it or remove the account. No settings that I could find.

    And where would I set individual notifications for text messages?
     
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    Open gmail, then hit the menu button (that one on the left that you probably keep forgetting is there). Select "More" then "Settings" and scroll down and un-check "Email notifications."

    What do you mean by individual notifications for text messages?
     
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    Well, I just want notifications for text messages, but not emails. I get lots of emails, like one every few minutes. so it's driving me crazy. I don't want any notifications for email. I just want to go check every now and then. But I definatelly want to know if I get a text message.

    Any ideas?
     
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    Each application has the functionality to configure the notifications. Typically, you open the app, tap the menu soft key, settings, notifications and configure as desired. You can add a ringtone to an individual contact as well. Open contacts, tap the contact, tap menu, tap options, tap ringtone.

    Hope this is helpful.

    Mike
     
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    I can't figure out how to open the text message app, it's built into the droid. and same for email. The only option I could find was to add or remove gmail account.
     
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    Is either app displayed on a home screen?
     
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    Yes, text Messaging is on the home screen
     
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    Ok, I just figured out messaging. so I gave it it's own sound. Now to figure out how to silence email
     
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    Same process just select silent from the options.

    Mike
     
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    Ok. Got it. I opened the GMail app and was able to find the notifications there. Thank you all for your help. I'll eventually get this!!! :)
     
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    Yes you will! If you need help we'll be here.

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