Droid RAZR: Change or Disable Email Notification Ringtone

There’s nothing like being woken up by your phone in the middle of the night because your phone is set to make a sound when you receive an email. You can disable or change the ringtone your Verizon Motorola Droid RAZR makes when an email arrives by using these steps.

Email App

  1. Open the “Email” app.
  2. Compose a new message, then tap “Menu” Droid RAZR menu button.
  3. Tap “Email settings“.
  4. Select “Notifications“.
  5. Uncheck the “Notifications” box if you wish to not receive any type of notifications. Otherwise, you can tap “Select ringtone” and set it to “Silent” to disable it, or select a different ringtone.

Gmail App

If you use Gmail for email, use these steps.

  1. Open “Gmail“.
  2. Tap “Menu” Droid RAZR menu button.
  3. Select “More“.
  4. Choose “Settings“.
  5. Select the account you are using.
  6. Select “Label notifications” and tap “Inbox“.
  7. Choose a ringtone option or vibration selection.


  1. jryan says

    You’re a rockstar….all day I’ve been playing with this phone trying to figure out how to turn off the email notifications. Followed your instructions and its done. Thank you for sharing your wisedom!!

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