Turn On or Off Notifications from Mail app in Windows 10

    Turn On or Off Notifications from Mail app in Windows 10

    How to Turn On or Off Mail app Notification Banner and Sound in Windows 10
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    How to Turn On or Off Mail app Notification Banner and Sound in Windows 10

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    Windows 10 comes with a new Mail app. The new Mail app brings improved performance and a familiar three-pane email UI, with a toggle to quickly move between your email and calendar. Mail includes customizable Swipe Gestures, letting you swipe right or left to take actions like delete, flag, move or mark as read/unread. Also check out the new email authoring experience. Mail leverages the familiar and rich capability of Word to that allows you to easily insert tables, add pictures and use bullets and color to your text. The Mail app supports Office 365, Exchange, Outlook.com, Gmail, Yahoo!, IMAP, POP and other popular accounts.

    The action center in Windows 10 collects and shows notifications and alerts from traditional Windows applications and system notifications, alongside those generated from modern apps. Notifications are then grouped in the Action Center by app and time. When the Action Center gets a new notification, it will briefly show a notification banner above the taskbar notification area to let you know.

    This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off the Mail app showing notifications in action center, notification banner, and playing sound for your account in Windows 10.




    Here's How:

    1. Open the Mail app.

    2. Click/tap on the Settings icon at the bottom left, and click/tap on Notifications in Settings. (see screenshot below)

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    3. In the Notifications flyout, select a specific email account (ex: Outlook) you want to turn on or off notifications for, or check Apply to all accounts if you like. (see screenshot below)

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    4. Do step 5 (on) or step 6 (off) below for what you would like to do.


     5. To Turn On Mail App Notifications for Email Account

    A) Turn on Show in action center. (see screenshot below)

    B) Check (on) or uncheck (off) to Show a notification banner above taskbar notification area.

    C) Check (on) or uncheck (off) to Play a sound for notifications.

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    D) In Settings using the tutorial link below, turn on to let the Mail and/or Calendar app run in the background. (see screenshot below)
    E) In Settings using the tutorial link below, turn on show notifications from the Mail app.
    F) Go to step 7 below.


     6. To Turn Off All Mail App Notifications for Email Account

    A) Turn off Show in action center. (see screenshot below)

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    B) In Settings using the tutorial link below, turn off show notifications from the Mail app.
    C) Go to step 7 below.

    7. When finished, you can close the Mail app if you like.




    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    06 Oct 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    USA
    Posts : 10
    Windows 10

    Windows Mail App Sound


    I have done all these steps and still no sound or banner.
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  2.    06 Oct 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046
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    It's still pretty spotty for me as well. Sometimes you'll get the notifications and sounds for the Mail app, and sometimes you don't.

    Be sure that you also turned on show notifications from the Mail app in Settings in step 5E.
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  3.    17 Mar 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 24
    Windows 10 PRO

    Anyone knows why I don't get an instant pop-up and sound notification for incoming emails? Sometimes it's working but sometimes not.
    Sync in my account settings is set up as "download when an email arrives. I get an instant notification on my Android phone but not Windows app. Sometimes it takes some hours to get an action center notification and sometimes it never shows and plays but when I open Mail app manually, all new mails are there.
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  4.    17 Mar 2016 #4
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Poole Dorset UK
    Posts : 2,567
    Windows 10 x64 Home Version(1709) Build16299.125

    Sorry cant help you on that as I have never had that trouble
    All 4 of my accounts are set the same as yours
    All linked to one inbox
    Also on mine they come through on laptop before they do on my phone.
    Also I have Face Book linked as well
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  5.    17 Mar 2016 #5
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 24
    Windows 10 PRO

    Everything is set up right.
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  6.    17 Mar 2016 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by bl00keRs View Post
    Everything is set up right.
    Suggestion :
    Create another user account with exactly the same privileges as this current one > logon to it > setup your Mail app > see if you have the same problem on notifications.
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