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How can I enable push notifications of emails?

What currently happens when I get an email is that my phone vibrates or rings, then I look at the locked screen and no information is displayed.

I'd like a preview of the email in a notification window with at least the sender.

I currently have 3 mailboxes, one in google, one in hotmail, the other a private work exchange server.

Is there a solution to receive push notifications for all of my mailboxes?

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You're talking about the notification settings for Mail, not whether push is on. To see new mail messages in the Lock Screen:

Settings > Notifications > Mail > Make sure "View in Lock Screen" is turned ON.

If you're concerned about your mail's push settings, those are in:

Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendar > Fetch New Data > Make sure "Push" is set how you want it.

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