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How to Turn Off Mail Notifications in Windows 10

Dan Price 11-12-2019

Despite the growth of apps like WhatsApp WhatsApp vs. Telegram: Which Is the Better Messaging App? In the battle for the best messaging app on Android, who takes the cake: WhatsApp or Telegram? Read More and Facebook Messenger, we still send over 2 billion emails every year. Given that, it’s easy to see how the email notification on Windows 10 could be annoying.


Thankfully, there is a way to turn of email notifications in Windows 10, though it’s not as apparent as it should be. In this short article, we’re going to explain how to disable the notifications for good.

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How to Turn Off Mail Notifications in Windows 10

To turn off mail notifications in Windows 10, just follow the simple step-by-step instructions below.

  1. Open the Mail app on your computer.
  2. In the lower left-hand corner of the window, click on the Settings icon.
  3. Select Notifications.
  4. Option 1: Choose the account you want to disable notifications on in the dropdown menu at the top of the screen, then mark the checkbox next to Show a notification banner.
  5. Option 2: Slide the toggle next to Show notifications in the Action Center.
  6. Now, open the Windows Settings app.
  7. Go to System.
  8. In the left-hand panel, click on Notifications and actions.
  9. Scroll down to Get notifications from these senders.
  10. Slide the toggle next to Mail and Calendar into the Off position.

To the notifications on again, reverse the steps we listed above.

Do you find the excessive number of email notifications on Windows 10 to be frustrating? Have you disabled the notifications on your own system?


Related topics: Notification, Windows 10, Windows Mail.

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  1. Jeffrey Weller
    July 6, 2020 at 1:38 pm

    This did not work for me?

  2. kt
    May 19, 2020 at 12:26 pm

    thank you so much. all the notifications for junk mail was driving me crazy!!!!

  3. ry
    August 24, 2019 at 11:33 am


  4. Cynthia Wang
    August 23, 2019 at 9:14 pm

    THANK YOU FOR THIS! I literally never open the Mail app and was really getting sick of the notifs. THANK YOU!!!

  5. NextJen
    July 2, 2019 at 4:37 pm

    Thank you! Fast, simple, easy directions.

  6. Kelly
    March 20, 2019 at 2:44 pm

    Thank you very much for the instructions! They were very helpful in helping me solve my problem! I hated the distraction from mail notifications. Problem solved!

  7. McLovin
    September 17, 2018 at 3:46 pm

    Thank you, finally no double notifications when you already have Office 365 installed :)