Turning On/Off Desktop Alerts In Outlook

A Desktop Alert is a notification that appears on your desktop when you receive a new email message, meeting request, or task request. By default, Desktop Alerts are turned on. The information displayed in a Desktop Alert can vary depending on the item that you receive in your Inbox.

To turn Desktop Alerts on or off:

  1. Click the File tab

Select File

  1. At the bottom left of the blue menu section, select Options

Select Options

  1. In the top left corner of the Outlook Options window, select Mail 

Select Mail

  1. Under Message arrival, check the Display a Desktop Alert check box to turn on the desktop notifications, or uncheck the option to turn them off. Select OK to save the changes.

Check or uncheck display a desktop alert to turn it on or off. select OK to save the changes


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Mon 7/23/18 9:59 AM
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