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Windows 7: outlook 2010 sub folder new email notification

10 Feb 2014   #1

win 7 u x64
outlook 2010 sub folder new email notification


outlook does tell you when a new email shows up in a sub folder thru somthing like this: (5) for example.

i would like to see the new email notifications also in the sub folders! if i get mail i a sub forlder nothing shows if the folders are collapsed

is there a way to do so?
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11 Feb 2014   #2

Windows 7 ultimate x64

Hey paascal,

You got to go to Rules,
Click on Manage Rules and Alerts. Select the rule you have created for which you want to have the alert and then click on change rule.

Go to Edit rule settings, It will open a new window "Rule Wizard", click on next. On the second window scroll down to bottom and check the option "display and Desktop alert". Finish the setup and you are done.

Next time you get a mail from that specific user and it goes to your sub folder, you will get a desktop alert.

You can do this for any rule you have set.

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11 Feb 2014   #3

win 7 u x64

I m ont in front of the computer all day, I miss those alert is there a way to have new emails count including sub folders?
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12 Feb 2014   #4

Windows 7 ultimate x64

Once you open the Outlook and it connects to the server to download the mails, it will automatically show the number of mails in the sub folder.
Or, do you mean the number of unread mails should show in main folder if the main one is not expanded?

If you are desiring for the second option, you can check out this link. This might be of some help.
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