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How to turn on Hotmail new email notification sound

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  • Started 5 years ago by serenity33
  • Latest reply from SarahJames
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Hello Everyone-

I have Windows XP and I am trying to set up a sound notification for my new incoming emails on Hotmail. I have already done the Start-> Control Panel->System->Hardware->Device Manager method. I have also done the, Control Panel->Sounds and Audio Devices->Sounds->Sound Schemes method. I have my volume on, ...
Can anyone tell me how to set my computer so I get a notification sound when a new email arrives in Hotmail? Aol?

Posted 5 years ago
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Hi serenity33 ,

Welcome to HTG ,

I don't use AOL but Hotmail is a web based email so unless you use a third party app you won't get notification.

Posted 5 years ago
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What browser are you using ?

Posted 5 years ago
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When you use Windows Live Mail you get a popup as a notification.
I used to get a sound with it, but not anymore. Now it is only the popup.
It might have something to do with the new version of WLM.
MS has been making some changes (most of them very unwanted, but when is MS ever going to listen? LOL), maybe removing the sound on the popup is one of them.

I'll have a look if I can find some way to set a sound for it, providing it was hotmail in Windows Live Mail what you meant ;)

Posted 5 years ago

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