How can I make the icon (in the taskbar) flash to remind user

Is there a way to make your game flash in the windows taskbar? (Like you see in IM applications)

like this:


I’ve searched the forums and google with no result, but maybe I just don’t know the proper term for creating notifications.

If this exists, can someone point me in the right direction on how to do it?

My OS is win7.


Not sure unity provides such feature, but in general there are resources on how to do that, for example:

This may not work through unity though.

This plugin from the assetstore does that, it also gives a lot of features like making your window borderless, changing its name , resizing/dragging it ect. (including flashing in taskbar)

Here is how to place any icon on Taksbar : Windows 10

1 – Press windows key + i to reach system panel.

2 – Click on Notifications & actions in the left menu, and in the right side click on Turn system Icons on or off.


The working solution is here: