Most of us rely on MS Outlook for our e-mails, mainly at work. And if you would like to have a clutter free Inbox, and that is where Outlook rules come to the rescue. But there is one caveat, once a rule runs in the background and certain e-mails are directed to different folders instead of Inbox, you stop getting notifications on your desktop for new mail arrival. Well, there is a workaround for this, and it is to create another rule for all incoming messages with an action to display a desktop alert. Have a look at the below link for a step-by-step tutorial on how to enable this under the section “Configure the Mail Alert to monitor al folders; not just the Inbox”.