E-mail Notification in Microsoft® Outlook 2010
Microsoft Outlook 2010 is a product of Microsoft Office 2010. It is available with a better set of knowledge to assemble your communication requirements at work, home etc. It offers many features like advanced e-mail organization, search, communication, new conversation management tools and social networking. With the help of Microsoft Outlook 2010, you can combine multiple e-mail accounts, calendars, and address books easily and quickly. New Schedule View is a good feature in Microsoft Outlook 2010. With this feature, you can easily manage multiple Outlook calendars, Windows Live, or other shared calendars in a streamlined horizontal display. Ribbon is another feature of Microsoft Outlook 2010.
Following are the methods for enabling or disabling e-mail notification in Microsoft Outlook 2010:
- E-mail Notification Feature
- Enable or Disable Email Notification
- Common Issues
Email Notification Feature
There are lots of third party add-ins that add notification in Microsoft Outlook and the one that lately captures users' attention is Mail Alert. It is an add-in that is both customizable and cheap. Microsoft Outlook 2010 does actually include an e-mail notification feature but you need to enable it manually.
Enable or Disable Email Notification
To enable or disable e-mail notification, you need to start Microsoft Outlook 2010 and select 'File'. From the list of options, you need to select 'Rules and Alerts'. Then select 'Apply rule on messages'. Then check 'Through the specified account' option. After selecting 'My Mail (IMAP) account' you need to update the account name you selected. From the given window, you need to check 'Play a sound and display a Desktop alert' option. After selecting a sound of your preference you need to press 'Open' and select the name of the sound. Finally, click the 'Finish' button. By removing the above mentioned options, you can easily disable the e-mail notification feature.
You may face the issue of disappearance of e-mail notification of new e-mails in Microsoft Outlook 2010. In order to resolve this problem you have to install Microsoft Outlook Notify. This tool is able to notify you of any new e-mail. To resolve any e-mail notification problem, you need to open 'Administrative Tools' and select the 'Service' option. After selecting the 'Informatica Services' option you need to click 'Properties'. Under 'Log on' tab, ensure that the username and password that are entered here are same as the username/password of Microsoft Outlook profile that is required to connect to the mailbox.
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