Outlook 2010: How To Prevent the New Mail Desktop Alert from Appearing

By default, Outlook 2010 automatically pops up a Desktop Alert to show part of a new message that has just been received. To prevent others from viewing your incoming e-mail, you can disable it.

1. Right-click on the Outlook icon in the Notification Area, next to the clock.

2. In the resulting menu, uncheck Show New Mail Desktop Alert.


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  • Thanks for this. I find that pop up really annoying. Now its gone baby gone!!! Yay

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    I always seen when there is new mail for me. Although it help helps me but sometimes I feel disturbed as this keep on appearing especially if more mails are coming. Anyway, thanks for your tips. property investors

  • Carol

    Somehow, the “new e-mail” notifications just started appearing and are very annoying to me. Thank you for this fix!