How To How to Create a Mail VIP List on Your iPhone
A mail VIP list is a way to create a list of senders on your iPhone. When any of these senders sends you an email, you’ll be notified of it through the Notifications feature.
1In the list of all Mailboxes, tap the Info button to the right of VIP.
You will see some VIP options.
3Press the Home button and then tap Settings.
You will see the settings.
5Tap the Show in Notification Center On/Off switch to turn on notifications for VIP mail.
This will allow you to receive notifications for VIP mail.
6Tap an alert style and choose what Notification Sound should play or what badge icon should appear.
You can also choose to have the notification displayed on your Lock screen.
7Press the Home button to close Settings.
New mail from your VIPs should now appear in Notification Center when you swipe down from the top of the screen, and, depending on the settings you chose, may cause a sound to play or a badge icon to appear on your Lock screen, and a blue star icon to appear to the left of these messages in the Inbox in Mail.