How do I hide a new email notification on Outlook?
The setting to Hide Alert Messages upon new mail arrival is found in the Outlook Preferences Pane for both Outlook 2011 and Outlook 2016 . If you wish to change other application notification settings, please refer to this FAQ:
To Turn Off this setting:
- Open Outlook and select Outlook > Preferences.
- Click on Notifications & Sounds.
- Make sure that the For New Messages checkbox is not ticked.
- You will no longer receive an onscreen new message notification if the box is greyed out, as below.