KB0158 – How to Enable Gmail Desktop Notifications using Checker Plus Extension

If you are familiar with Gmail, you may know that it doesn’t notify you of new emails in the same way as Outlook. This is a tutorial which explains how to get desktop notifications for new Gmail emails.

1. Launch Chrome browser. Chrome must be used as this tutorial will not work for any other browser.

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2. Go to Google Search and search “Checker Plus for Gmail” and click on the top search result.

43. Add the extension, and click through any prompts that appear. Checker Plus will open a new tab where settings may be changed.

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4. Untick “Voice Notifications”, and tick “Run in background when Google Chrome is closed” to complete the setup.

75. This is an example of a desktop notification using Checker Plus.8