Enable and disable outlook notifications

This post applies to Outlook 2010, 2013 & 2016

  • In Outlook, select the “File” menu. 
  • Select “Options“. 
  • Choose the “Mail” option in the left pane. 
  • Scroll down to the “Message arrival” section. Check the “Display a Desktop Alert” box if you want a notification box to appear when you receive an email. Uncheck it if you don’t want a notification box to appear.
  • Same way check uncheck “play a sound” if you wish to switch on or off the same.