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IE 9 Shows Unread Mail Count For Hotmail On Being Pinned To Taskbar

By on April 7th, 2011 
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Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 (IE 9) has a new feature called the "Pinned Tabs" that lets you pin a particular website to the Windows 7 Taskbar. Well, along with Pinned Tabs comes another important feature - Website Notifications. However this is available only to Hotmail.com as of now.

Hotmail Notifications on IE 9 Pinned Tabs

Hotmail Notifications on IE 9 Pinned Tabs

So, when you pin your Hotmail.com tab to your Windows 7 taskbar in Internet Explorer 9, you will start receiving notifications about new emails and also the count of unread e-mails in your Hotmail inbox right on the Hotmail icon in the taskbar.  Check the screenshot above for a better understanding.

Step 1. Download Internet Explorer 9

Step 2. Open your Hotmail.com account in IE 9

Step 3. Pin the Hotmail.com tab to the Windows 7 Taskbar. Check this cool tutorial to help you. Done!

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IE 9 Shows Unread Mail Count For Hotmail On Being Pinned To Taskbar was originally published on Digitizor.com on April 7, 2011 - 12:37 am (Indian Standard Time)