Windows 8.1 - Enable visual notifications

September 2016

Windows 8.1 - Enable visual notifications

In this article you will learn how to enable visual notifications/warnings under Windows 8.1.
  • Open the Control Panel > Ease of Access > Replace sounds with visual cues.

  • Check "Turn on visual notifications for sounds (Sound Sentry)" and select the type of visual warnings you want to use:
  • Click on Apply and then on OK.

Related :

This document entitled « Windows 8.1 - Enable visual notifications  » from CCM ( is made available under the Creative Commons license. You can copy, modify copies of this page, under the conditions stipulated by the license, as this note appears clearly.