Magento 2 Out of Stock Notification Settings: No extension installed required

Magento 2 Out of Stock Notification Settings: No extension installed required
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It is important for us to satisfy the demand of customers on time so it requires that we manage the Stock strictly. Out of Stock Notification in Magento 2 extension is extremely effective in alerting product inventory at the level of product which is set as default.

This option can boost your online sales; moreover, it provides valuable information about buyers’ preferences. That is the reason why you can know what type of product or price should be updated, you also easily meet customer’s demand.

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To set Out of Stock Notification, following 4 steps:

Step 1: Access to Configuration

  • On Admin sidebar, click Stores
  • on menu of Settings, click Configuration

Access to Configuration

Step 2: Access to Inventory

  • On the left of bottom Catalog, select Inventory


Step 3: Set Product Stock Options section

Product Stock Options

  • Set Manage Stock to Yes
  • Set Backorders to one of the options:

    1, No Backorders ( accept backorders when it runs out of stock)

    2, Allow Qty Below 0 (accept backorders when the quantity drops less than 0)

    3, Allow Qty Below 0 and Notify Customer (accept backorders when the quantity drops less than 0, and alert the customers can still order)

Return-Path Email


To avoid email to spam box, your store should be installed SMTP.

  • Enter these criteria:

    Maximum Qty Allowed in Shopping Cart

    Qty for Item’s Status to Become Out of Stock

    Minimum Qty Allowed in Shopping Cart

  • Enter stock level in Notify for Quantity Below , which notifies that the product is out of stock
  • Set Enable Qty Increments to Yes to activate quantity increments
  • Enter the number of products have to be purchased to meet the requirements in the Qty Increments
  • If you want to return the item to inventory by default, set Automatically Return Credit Memo Item to Stock to Yes

Enter these criteria

Step 4: Complete Save Config

  • Click Save Config

Save Config


  • Every e-mail has two senders who are in the From line - the mailclient and the other is the Return-Path
  • Although this feature is available on the interface of the server, it is not a function in Magento 2

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