Despite using these settings as below:
I never, ever receive any kind of notification (sound/visual/mouse/envelope) when mail arrives in the Inbox. What I've found online only directs me to the above settings. Is there some other 'mute'/notification setting in Outlook 2010 I'm missing?
ETA - Just before posting this, I've 'solved' the problem by creating a rule that applies to all incoming email, based upon this question/answer New email envelop does not appear in notification area in Outlook 2010, however in that question that is for messages that are being moved to another folder due to another rule, while in my case this is just for emails appearing in the Inbox.