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Turning Off Sound Effects in Outlook 2010

How to Turn off Sound for Email Notifications and Reminders

Microsoft Outlook sound effects can increase your productivity by notifying you when a new email message arrives or by reminding you of an upcoming appointment.  However, if you are listening to music, meditating with relaxation music etc., and still want your email open, but would like to "disable" the email sound effects, you can do so by following these steps:

Turn on or off the notification sound when new messages arrive

Turn on or off reminders and reminder sounds

Note:  Be sure to turn the sound back on once you want sound again by re-checking the checkboxes.

Need Help?

Need help with your Outlook, please contact the Information Technology - Client Computing Help Desk at 660.562.1634.