How to Change Mail app Notification Sound in Windows 10

The Mail and Calendar app included with Windows 10 help you stay up to date on your email, manage your schedule and stay in touch with people you care about the most. Designed for both work and home, these apps help you communicate quickly and focus on what’s important across all your accounts. Supports Office 365, Exchange,, Gmail, Yahoo! and other popular accounts.

By default, the Windows Notify Email.wav file is played when you get a new email message in the Mail app when you have notifications and play a sound turned on for the Mail app.

If you like, you can change the Mail app notification sound to use any .wav file you want played when you get a new email message.

This tutorial will show you how to change the Mail app notification sound for your account in Windows 10.

If you change your theme in Windows 10, it will also change your sounds back to default.

Here's How:

1. Do step 2 (Control Panel) or step 3 (Settings) below for how you would like to open Sounds.

2. Open the Control Panel (icons view), click/tap on the Sound icon, and go to step 4 below.

3. Open Settings, click/tap on the Personalization icon, click/tap on Themes on the left side, click/tap on Sounds on the right side, close Settings, and go to step 4 below. (see screenshot below)

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4. In the Sounds tab, select the New Mail Notification event, and perform one of the following actions: (see screenshots below)

A) Select a sound you want in the Sounds drop menu, and go to step 5.

These will be .wav files currently in the C:\Windows\Media folder.


B) Click/tap on the Browse button, navigate to and select the .wav file you want, click/tap on the Open button, and go to step 5.

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5. Click/tap on OK to apply. (see screenshot below)

If you like, you can save your changes as a new sound scheme.

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That's it,