Use automatic replies in Outlook Web App whenever you want to let people who send you email know that you won’t be responding to their messages right away. After automatic replies are turned on, they’ll be sent once to each sender.
For information about how to set up automatic replies in the desktop version of Outlook, see Send automatic out of office replies from Outlook.
Set up an automatic reply
You can turn on, turn off, or modify automatic replies.
Choose Settings > Set automatic replies.
Choose Settings > Options > Organize email > Automatic replies.
Use the following information to help you set up your automatic reply.
|Don’t send automatic replies||Select this option to turn off automatic replies.|
|Send automatic replies||Select this option to turn on automatic replies.|
|Send replies only during this time period||Select this check box, and then set a start time and end time to control when automatic replies are sent. If you don't set a time period, your automatic reply will remain on until you turn it off. You’ll be reminded your automatic replies are turned on each time you sign in to your mailbox.|
|Send a reply once to each sender inside my organization with the following message||Use the text box to create a message that is sent only to senders who are inside your organization. This option may not be available.|
|Send automatic reply messages to senders outside my organization||Select this check box if you want automatic replies to be sent to senders outside your organization.|
If you select the check box to send automatic replies to persons outside your organization, two other options are made available. Choose one of the following:
|Send a reply once to each sender outside my organization with the following message||If you select Send replies to all external senders, in the text box type the reply message you want sent.|