Envelope icon not showing with "Show an envelope icon in the taskbar" checked.

Windows 7 professional. Office 2010 professional academic. Have a gmail, hotmail and live mail accounts saved in outlook.

Can't find an envelope icon in the full list of all the Notification Area Icons with "Show an envelope icon in the taskbar" in option checked. No notification was given in respond to arrival of new emails. New rules recreated to bring out sound and disktop alert, but still no sign of envelope icon anywhere.


What type of account is configured in Outlook (POP3, IMAP, Exchange)?

You only receive Desktop Alert notifications if you have Microsoft Exchange server and Post Office Protocol version 3 (POP3) profiles. Internet Mail Access Protocol version 4 (IMAP4) and HTTP accounts do not support the Desktop Alerts feature.

Sachin Shetty

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