Tip: Don't Want Outlook Notification About EVERY email?

Annoying Outlook Popup

Consider this scenario: You get a lot of emails that aren't quite spam, but you don't want to be notified about them.

(Maybe they come from the office pest or a mailing list you only occasionally read)

So you created a rule in outlook that moves them into your inbox and marks the item as 'read'.

While the rule works fine -- you still get that annoying popup about every single message!

a rule that moves it and marks it as read is not good enough

My boss found the solution this morning and shared it with us:

What you have to do is create TWO rules:

  1. The first rule marks it as read.
  2. the second rule moves it to the folder

Make sure the two rules are executed in that order!

Now the email will still come in, but the popup won't be displayed.

(This is written up in a KB article at microsoft... i don't have the number for it right now... here's a google groups message about it)


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