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Windows 8 has now the feature of the Notifications, which is also activated in the PC settings. For the calendar I get nice notification while working on the Desktop, but I don't receive a notification when a new Mail arrives.

Desktop Notification for Calendar:

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I want to get the same notification on the Desktop when a Mail arrives. How can I activate the Mail notifications on the Desktop?

My Settings: Notification Settings in Windows 8

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

Just found the solution here.

Open "Mail" and go to Settings - Accounts. Choose the Account you want to get Notifications and activate the "Mail Notifications"

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The best way is to change the settings in the mail itself. This is how we have to do. *On Start, tap or click Mail.

*Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Settings. (If you're using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer up, and then click Settings.)

*Tap or click Accounts.

*Choose the account you want to change notifications for.

*Under Show email notifications, tap or click the option you want.

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