30 Second Tips - VIP Mailbox

This is the 37th post in a series called 30 Second Tips. My goal is to show you how to do some neat stuff in 30 seconds or less!

Apple has introduced a handy new feature in iOS 6 (iPhone & iPad) and Mountain Lion (Mac) that gathers up messages from the important people in your life and puts them in a central place. This makes it easy to find the messages that you really care about.

Note: You must have iOS 6 installed on your iPhone or iPad. I have written instructions on how to upgrade if you have not already done so.

To get started open the Mail app on your iOS device.

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To designate someone as a VIP, tap the blue-and-white arrow at the right edge of the VIP item.

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Tap Add VIP.

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Choose the person in your contacts list. (The person must already be in your contacts list for you to add them as a VIP.)

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Now when you receive email from someone that you have designated as a VIP it will show up in the special VIP mailbox as well as the inbox.

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