With the release of iOS 5.0 for iPhones and iPads it’s now possible to set a custom sound for emails (among other items). I thought it’d be fun to use the old school “you’ve got mail” sound byte for my emails. To set a custom tone for your incoming mail make sure your iPhone/iPad has iOS 5.0 then:
- On you iOS device click Settings>Sounds
- Scroll down to the new mail option. After you click on it you can see you can load any of your custom ringtones. (Here's an article on how to make custom ringtones).