How to Turn Off Reminders in Outlook Online? [5 Techniques]

Having trouble turning off the constant calendar reminder in Outlook Online? You don’t have to worry about it anymore. Read this article to learn how to turn off reminders in Outlook Online.

I have jotted down a few methods through which you too can forego the notifications and have a less noisy workday. Continue reading to know more.

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The following list contains the topics discussed in this article.

  • How to turn off reminders in Outlook for Microsoft 365 for Mac
  • How to remove reminders in Outlook Online for Windows
  • How to turn off reminders in Outlook for web browsers
  • How to turn off reminders in Outlook for Microsoft 365 for iPhone
  • How to turn off reminders in Outlook Online for Android

How to Turn Off Reminders in Outlook for Microsoft 365 for Mac

Even when we are not using Outlook, Outlook will still show us the reminders that we have set while our computer is operating. Moreover, when we switch our computer back on, we will see the reminder if it is set to show at a time when it was off.

  • Open the Outlook application on Mac.
  • Then click on the Outlook tab on the top left side of the Outlook interface.
  • A drop-down menu will appear.
  • Next, tap on Turn Off Reminders.

As a result, the Outlook reminders will stop flooding our Mac systems.

How to Remove Reminders in Outlook Online for Windows

Furthermore, deactivating the reminders is also possible in Outlook for Windows.

  • Launch the Outlook app in the Windows system.
  • Moving forward, click on the File option on the top left corner of the Outlook Online home page.
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  • At this point, a new window will emerge.
  • On that page, tap on the Options tab on the lower left side.
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  • Another page with the Outlook settings crops up.
  • Here, choose the Advanced option. The corresponding settings will pop up on the right side of the same page.
  • Now, scroll down and go to the Reminders section in Outlook Online.
  • Under that turn off the Show reminders by unticking the checkbox.
  • Finally, press the OK button once done.
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Therefore, we will now stop getting activity reminders on our Outlook for Windows.

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How to Turn Off Reminders in Outlook Online for Web Browsers

Consequently, we’ll see how we can disable the reminders in Outlook Online for web browsers such as Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, etc.

  • Open any browser and log in to your Outlook account in Outlook.com.
  • On the top right corner of the Outlook home page, press the Settings icon or gear icon.
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  • A menu will slide in on the right side.
  • Further, tap on the View all Outlook settings option.
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  • A new window will appear with Outlook settings.
  • Go to General > Notifications > In-app notifications.
  • Under In-app notifications, disable the option Notify me when I receive a reminder.
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Hence, the reminders will be switched off and we won’t receive them anymore for Outlook accounts in web browsers.

How to Turn Off Calendar Reminders in Outlook for Microsoft 365 for iPhone

Let’s see how to turn off the reminders in the Outlook Online app for iPhone.

  • Launch the Outlook app for iPhone.
  • We will enter the home page of the Outlook app.
  • Subsequently, in the top left corner of the Outlook app, click on the Outlook icon.
  • A list will appear on the left side of the screen.
  • Moving on, tap on the settings icon on the lower left side.
iPhone turn off reminders in Outlook Online app
  • A new page will appear. Here, hit the Notifications option.
  • Choose the None option in the list that will crop up below.
Outlook Online app disable reminder in iPhone
  • Further, go back to the previous page and scroll down.
  • Now, open the Notifications tab under the Calendar section.
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  • A new window opens up. On that page, tap on the All day option.
  • Another page pops up. Here, select None.
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Consequently, the reminders for emails and calendar events are disabled for the Outlook Online app on iPhone.

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How to Turn Off Calendar Reminders in Outlook Online for Android

The Outlook app on Android only has the option to turn off calendar reminders. However, if needed to turn off reminders, we can turn off the overall notifications for the Outlook app on Android.

  • Open the Outlook app on Android.
  • We will enter the home page of the Outlook app.
  • Subsequently, click on the Outlook icon in the top left corner.
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  • A menu will crop up on the left side of the screen.
  • Now, tap on the gear icon on the lower left side.
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  • A new page will appear. Here, hit the Notifications option.
disable reminders in Outlook Online Android app
  • Then choose the Calendar option on top of the Outlook app.
  • Under that, select the All day events tab.
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  • A list will emerge below. Choose the None option.
Deactivate reminder for Outlook Online Android app

Ultimately, doing this will turn off any event that is scheduled and is visible in the Outlook calendar for Android.

Bottom Line

This article has summarized the methods for turning off or removing the reminders for the Outlook Online app for all devices. Therefore, anybody facing issues with a device like Mac, Windows, iPhone, and Android can pop to that topic and go through the steps and implement them.

Moreover, I have also mentioned the method to turn off the Outlook reminders by logging into the Outlook account via any web browsers. Hope this helps and you are able to apply the steps properly.

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