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How to turn on / off reminders and reminder sound in Outlook?

Reminder is a cool tool to remind you something in Microsoft Outlook on time. However, sometimes it is a litter inconvenient that the Reminder pops up expectedly and interrupt your work. This article is arranged to show you how to turn off and on reminders and reminder sound in Microsoft Outlook as you wish.

Turn on / off reminders and reminder sound in Outlook 2010 / 2013

Turn on / off reminders and reminder sound in Outlook 2007

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This part is a tutorial about how to turn on or off reminders or reminder sound in Microsoft Outlook 2010 and 2013.

Step 1: Click the File > Options.

Step 2: In the Outlook Options dialog box, click the Advanced in the left bar.

Step 3: Go to the Reminders section:

To turn off all reminders, please uncheck the Show reminders option; and vice versa.

To turn off only the reminder sound, please uncheck only the Play reminder sound option and keep Show reminders option checked; to turn on the reminder sound, please check the Play reminder sound option.


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The following steps will walk you through turning on or off reminders or reminder sound in Microsoft Outlook 2007.

Step 1: Click the Tools > Options.

Step 2: In the Options dialog box, click the Advanced Options button on the Other tab.

Step 3: In the Advanced Options dialog box, click the Reminder Options button.

Step 4: In the Reminder Options dialog box,

If you want to turn off all reminders, please uncheck the Display the reminder option; and to turn on all reminders, please check this option.

If you want to turn off only the reminder sound, please uncheck the Play reminder sound option and remain the Display the reminder option checked; and to turn on reminder sound, please check the Play reminder sound option.


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    neville · 1 years ago
    When the reminder goes off how do acknowledge I have seen the reminder without having the reminder continue to play music for 3 minutes. I tend to hit the PC mute button to kill the sound but that results in me forgetting to unmute and I miss my next meeting.
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    Connie Zimmermann · 1 years ago
    Thank you!! The "reminders" sound in Outlook 2016 was driving me mad!!
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    merrilly · 3 years ago
    How do I turn on reminders in my outlook calendar in office 2016/365