Set up Astro notifications to alert you when an important email arrives. You can specify different notification settings for each of your email accounts and you also have the option to choose to only receive notifications about new mail from VIPs, your Priority Inbox, or you can get notifications for all new mail.

There are two steps to setting up and customizing notifications for Astro:

  1. Make sure you have notifications enabled on your Mac, iPhone, iPad, or Android phone (outside of Astro in your device's settings)
  2. Enable notifications for each email account you have in Astro

Set up Notifications on Mac

Mac Device Notifications

  • Go to System Preferences > Notifications > Astro
  • Select your alert style: ┬ánone, banners, or alerts
  • Select other notification settings: Show notifications on lock screen, Show in Notification Center, Badge app icon, and play sound for notifications

Astro Email Notifications

  • Go to Preferences > Notifications (check "Enable")
  • Go Settings to Accounts > Notifications (select the email account you'd like to customize notifications for) > Notifications (select the notification level you'd like)
  • To select notification sounds, go to Settings > Notifications (select sound)

Set up Notifications on iOS

iOS Device Notifications

  • Go to Settings > Notifications > Astro
  • Select "Allow Notifications"
  • Select the notifications that you'd like: Show in Notification Center, Sounds, Badge App Icon, Show on Lock Screen
  • Select your alert style: None, banners, alerts

Astro Email Notifications

  • Go to Settings > Notifications
  • Select which Primary and Secondary action you'd like when you tap your notifications
  • Select which notifications settings you'd like for each email account you have in Astro
  • Astro doesn't currently offer the ability to change notification sounds on iOS

Set up Notifications on Android

Android Device Notifications

  • Go to Settings > Notifications > Astro (toggle on)
  • Then, go to Settings > Apps > Astro > Notifications > Allow notifications (make sure this is turned on)

Astro Email Notifications

  • Go to Settings > Notifications (toggle on) > Incoming emails > select account (select the notification settings you'd like for each account)
  • To turn on notification sounds, go to Settings > Notifications > Sounds (toggle on)
  • To select notification sounds, go to Settings > Notifications > Notification sound (select notification sound)

Troubleshooting Android Notifications

If you have followed these steps and are still not receiving notifications, please check:

  • If there is a difference when you receive notifications while your device is connected to wifi vs. a cellular network
  • If Data Saver (within Settings) is turned off (for best performance with Astro, this setting should be off)
  • If Battery Optimization is turned off for Astro (for best performance with Astro, this setting should be off)
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