How to Disable Notifications From the Windows 10 Mail App.
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Email is one of the most important forms of communication in our current time, however, it does get tiresome when a large percent of mail that makes it to your inbox is junk or spam. If you are using the Windows 10 Mail and would like to disable mail notifications, this guide will show you how.
Although messaging from apps like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Snapchat are the most common ways we communicate, email still has a very important role to play. Unfortunately, most of us who use email, regardless of the host service, Gmail, Hotmail, Outlook etc, spam always manages to find a way into our inboxes.
Because of this, the well-intended notifications provided by the Windows Mail app can tend to be more of a bothersome feature rather than a helpful one. The good news is that if you are being bombarded with notifications, you can disable them within the mail app.
How to Disable All Notifications From the Windows 10 Mail App.
Thankfully disabling notifications from the Windows 10 Mail app is easy, though it may be a little difficult to track down. To begin, open the Windows Mail app, then click the Settings icon in the lower, left, middle of the screen. As soon as you click this option, you will see a new tab open on the right-side of the screen, on this list click Notifications.
Here choose which account you wish to make changes to (if you have more than one), then Unmark the checkbox next to Show a Notification Banner and flip the toggle next to: Show Notifications in the Actions Center.
Note: If you want to make the change take effect across all accounts, feel free to use the Apply to All Accounts tick box.
Now exit the Mail app and go to the main Windows Settings app and click on System. Here select Notifications & Actions and turn the toggle next to Get Notifications from Apps and other Senders to Off.
Note: Something else to remember, though a little of topic is that at the bottom of every email you receive from online stores and websites there is an unsubscribe option which you can click to unsubscribe you from mail. It is generally super small however worth spending the time to find and use.
If you are getting a lot of junk mail or spam and want to reduce future problems, there is a great service called Inboxen that allows you to create disposable email address specifically for signing up to news sites and other sites of no real importance. The guide below has all the information you need on how Inboxen works and how to setup your own disposable email system.