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Windows 7: Outlook Notification Problems

17 May 2011   #1
kosokuadam

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Outlook Notification Problems

So, I have Microsoft Outlook 2010 on this computer, and I'm using it with Gmail. The desktop notifications for new mail never show up -- is this a common problem?


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17 May 2011   #2
Nick92

Windows 7 professional x86
 
 

Yes...it seems to me that it does not work with IMAP configured accounts
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17 May 2011   #3
TCG

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nick92 View Post
Yes...it seems to me that it does not work with IMAP configured accounts
Correct.

The workaround for this is to create a rule within outlook for all mail(for the specified email account) and then in the advanced options for the rule you can specify "display a desktop alert" and "play a sound."
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