Set up an Automatic Replies in Outlook

Outlook Web Application

Please following the instructions below to set up Out of Office Automatic Reply / Replies in Outlook web application (log in through browser).

Sign in to  office.com   with your StarID@minnstate.edu

Click on Outlook icon on the left navigation pane.

 

Outlook desktop client (installed on computer)

Please following the instructions below to set up Out of Office Automatic Reply / Replies in Outlook desktop client.

Open Outlook on your computer.

  1. Select File > Automatic Replies.

  1. In the Automatic Replies box, select Send automatic replies.

Optionally, set a date range for your automatic replies. This will turn off automatic replies at the date and time you enter for the end time. Otherwise, you will need to turn off automatic replies manually.

Note: If you do not see Automatic Replies, use Rules and Alerts to set up your out-of-office message.

  1. On the Inside My Organization tab, type the response that you want to send to teammates or colleagues while you are out of the office.

Note: Sending automatic replies to anyone outside my organization will send your automatic reply to every email, including newsletters, advertisements, and potentially, junk email. If you want to send automatic replies to those outside your organization, we recommend choosing My contacts only.

  1. Select OK to save your settings.

Turn off automatic out-of-office replies

When Outlook is setup to send automatic replies, you will see a message under the ribbon with this information. Select Turn off to disable automatic out-of-office replies. If you want to modify the dates for your automatic reply or the message sent, use the steps above to modify your settings.

 

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Article ID: 132491
Created
Mon 5/17/21 11:45 AM
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