Microsoft® Outlook 2010 E-mail Alert
What are the problems that may arise with Microsoft Outlook 2010 e-mail alert?
Microsoft Outlook 2010 e-mail application alerts the user through desktop alerts when the user receives any new e-mail messages. The user can enable the function in the application by default. The option for managing the e-mail alerts through the rules also exists in the Microsoft Outlook 2010. The alerts usually include the icon that represents the e-mail along with a sound to notify the user. But in some situations these alerts may not work. The Microsoft Outlook 2010 e-mail alert not working issues are characterized by issues like no sound while alerts, false alerts, alert not displaying even if new mails arrives etc. The user can get irritated with the false messages some times. Also the option annoys the user while receiving e-mails of no importance like the advertisements. To overcome such issues, the user can modify the rules for the e-mail alert notifications.
Discussed below are some tips to fix the issues:
- Causes of the issues
- Tips to fix the issues
- Fix the issues by specifying rules
Causes of the issues
Improper installation of Microsoft Outlook 2010 application software can cause issues with the not working conditions of some functionality in the tool. The e-mail alert working issue can also be caused due to the abnormalities in the software like the corrupted system registry, corrupted installation files of the utility, etc. The disable of the notifications for the e-mails also causes working issues.
Tips to fix the issues
The user should enable the notification upon the application. Create rules only if the user is aware about the utility. The registry contents that are corrupted should be modified with the help of the technicians. Another option is to reinstall the software on the system. If the user finds difficulty in modifying the e-mail alerts in Microsoft Outlook 2010, several third party tools like the Mail Alert are available for the user to alert about the e-mails.
Microsoft Outlook 2010 includes several rules in the applications that indicate common scenarios. The user can create templates for those rules in the application windows itself. The e-mail alert notification can also be enabled through the up-to-date template option in the wizard. The Microsoft Outlook 2010 application window should be opened to create the rules for alerting the user about the arrival of e-mails. The option to manage and modify the rules can be found under the file section.
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