Enable custom sounds for PUSHMAIL app (a quick how-to)

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by ozziegn, Sep 14, 2009.

  1. ozziegn macrumors 6502a

    ozziegn

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    I just installed the PUSHMAIL app which enables push mail notifications with providers like Gmail. however, I wasn't too happy with the stock sound that the PUSHMAIL app gives off because it's kind of quiet. so I went in to my iPhone's directory via SSH and I went to the following directory:

    user/application > then just look for the date that you added the PUSHMAIL app

    -you'll then double click on the app itself within your SSH program and you'll see the notification sound that's name "P.CAF"

    -I used my favorite email sound and renamed it "P.CAF" and SSHed it back in the same directory.

    -I restarted my phone and the change went in to effect. now I hear my "you've got mail" sound every time my PUSHMAIL app does it's job.

    this is great because now I have my check mail option on manual which means my battery life should be better.
     
  2. thesoupmeat macrumors newbie

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    Hey ozziegn,
    Can you help me do this? Ive been trying to do what you accomplished, but I'm stuck after moving into the /usr/ directory using SSH.

    Thanks,
    Summit
     

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