E-mail alert in Microsoft® Outlook
Why do you need to turn off desktop e-mail alerts in Microsoft Outlook?
Microsoft Outlook is one of the applications present in the Microsoft Office. This application could be used as an e-mail client and a personal information manager. The latest version available is Microsoft Outlook 2010. This application would also include features such as contact manager, task manger, web browsing and the journal. In order to protect this application from the viruses, you have to use the best antivirus software. That would remove all the viruses and your Microsoft Outlook would be secure from corruption and other harms. Desktop e-mail alert is a very good feature, which would alert you whenever the e-mail message is received by Microsoft Outlook.
Following are the needs of disabling desktop e-mail alerts in Microsoft Outlook and tips to disable desktop e-mail alert:
- Desktop e-mail alert
- Need to disable
- Tips to turn off e-mail alert
Desktop e-mail alert
This is a very nice feature for Microsoft Outlook. This could be very helpful to user. An alert would be produced in the desktop when any change happens in Microsoft Outlook. You could be able to do your work without any difficulty of opening your e-mail client whenever you receive the new mail in your e-mail client. When a new mail arrives, the mail alert would trigger a desktop alert to appear with important information about the e-mail. This alert might be of running of program, displaying of icon or playing of sound.
Need to disable
Sometimes, the desktop e-mail alert for Microsoft Outlook might be annoying. If you are sitting in an office or with other important people, you would not want this e-mail alert as it may cause some disturbances. Also, there might be so many issues with this desktop e-mail alerts such as non-working of an e-mail alert, not opening of message in the alert, not hearing of sound when alert comes etc. In all these conditions, you have to disable the e-mail alert first. Then try to enable and check the working.
Firstly, you have to open the Microsoft Outlook. Then, take 'Tools' from the toolbar menu. You could see a drop-down menu. From that, you have to select Options. The Options window would appear with many tabs at the top. You have to look for the 'Preferences' tab. In that, you need to click the E-mail Options button. In the next Window, you need to click the 'Advanced E-Mail' Options. This would open the dialogue window. Then, you would uncheck Display a New Mail Desktop Alert. After that, click 'OK' in all the three dialogue windows.
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