How to Set up to Play a Sound When a New Message Arrives in Outlook

If you want to set up a sound to remind you when there is a new message coming in, you can do that with the steps below:

Step 1: Click "File" tab from the ribbon;

Step 2: Click "Options" from the navigation bar on the left;

Step 3: Click "Mail" on the left in the "Outlook Options" window;

Step 4: Move down to find the section of "Message arrival", and check "Play a sound";

Please also consider the following options for new messages:

- Briefly change the mouse pointer;
- Show an envelope icon in the taskbar;
- Display a Desk Alert;

Step 5: Click "OK" at the bottom.

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