How to Enable New Email Arrival Notification on Microsoft Outlook 2013, 2016 & 2019?

Email Arrival Notification on Outlook

Now days, emails have take place of postcards and letters to communicate with each other. It is a very important part of our life whether for business contacts or for home users to get connected with their nearest. I am sure you do want email arrival notification from outlook application. Many home and business users feel convenient using Microsoft Outlook to check their emails. So they do not need to open web browser every-time to check their emails.

Microsoft Outlook is an e-mail client that can be configured and used for receiving and sending emails. The outlook emails can be accessed by any mode such as online or offline. That means, you do not need to follow the processor to go to the web browser and login to your email. Just configure it once and access your emails anytime but make sure you also receive email arrival notification.

How to Enable New Email Notifications?

If you are also a user of Microsoft Outlook to check your emails, you might have faced trouble to get new e-mail notification or desktop alert. Sometimes you may missed few important emails to be read on time because you have not received new email notification message or desktop alert from Microsoft Outlook.

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Hence, this article tells you, how you can enable or turn on New Email arrival notification/Desktop alert. Follow the steps given below:

Note: Steps given in this article will work on Microsoft Outlook 2013, 2016 along with 2019.

Step 1. Open Microsoft Outlook application. Navigate to File Menu and choose Options.

Step 2. Choose “Mail” option in the left pane.

Step 3. Scroll down to the “Message arrival” section. Now follow below steps:

  • Check the Display a Desktop Alert box. If you want a notification box to appear when you receive any new email. Leave it Uncheck, if you do not want a notification box to appear.
  • In addition, you can check Play a sound box if you want to get a new email arrival notification sound.

Email arrival notification

At last, once you choose desired settings, click OK to close Outlook Options Windows.

Important Note: Desktop Alert notifications do not appear during the initial synchronization of an email account or when you request a manual Send/Receive.

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