Why Not Create a New Item Alert to See Mail Details in Advance?

As usual, when new mails arrive, there is only one envelope icon in notification area, irrespective of how many new emails. Thus if you would like to see the email details, such as times, numbers, senders and subjects, you need to create a new item alert.

I really appreciate a lot that Outlook will show an envelope icon when new mails reach. However, I virtually hope that I can see more detailed information before opening Outlook home page. My friend suggested me to enable new item alerts via creating a rule.

Create a New Item Alert Rule

  1. At the very outset, go to “File” menu and click “Mange Rules & Alerts” button on “Info” tab.
  2. In the new popup window of “Rule Wizard”, you need to select “Apply rules on messages I receive” and click “Next” to the next step.Apply rules on messages I receive
  3. Then you would be required to select a condition from the list. But here you should opt to overlook it and directly click “Next”.
  4. You will receive an alert that mentions “This rule will be applied to every message you receive. Is it correct?” What you should do is just click “Yes”.Apply this rule to every message you receive
  5. Next here comes the key step, namely choosing an action. You should choose “display a specific message in the New Item Alert window”.Display a specific message in the New Item Alert window
  6. Turn to the box at the bottom, and click the “a specific message” link. A new dialog box will arise, in which you should enter a message, for example, “The received items when you are gone”. After specifying this message, you should click “OK” and “Next”.Specify Alert Message
  7. It will turn to rule exceptions, and you can ignore it as well. And click “Next”.
  8. Name this rule and click “Finish” to apply this rule.

Note: if you would like to display the detailed alerts only for selected contacts, you can specify the people or group in rule conditions.

Make Effectual Remedy after Outlook Crashes

Due to its expertise in email management, Outlook has earned a myriad of kudos from its regular users. Besides, not only can it permit users to deal with emails, but also it can assist users to arrange schedules, control contacts and so on. Nevertheless, this nearly perfect application cannot keep free from crashes as well. Power outage, hardware malfunction, malware assaults and other malicious factors and jeopardize Outlook. Therefore, though you haven’t met any severe corruptions, you also need to know how to make effectual remedy beforehand. At first, if you have backup, you can directly utilize it to restore data. If not, you can apply Outlook inbox repair tool, Scanpst.exe, to repair Outlook file. If it still fails, you have to take aid of third party software like DataNumen Outlook Repair. It can minimize data corruption and recover the file in a jiffy.

Author Introduction:

Shirley Zhang is a data recovery expert in DataNumen, Inc., which is the world leader in data recovery technologies, including sql recovery and outlook repair software products. For more information visit www.datanumen.com

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