Set Up Out of Office Messages

Outlook Web App

The instructions below are for setting up an Out of Office message (Automatic Reply) in the Outlook Web App (OWA).

Using a Desktop Application?

Setting Up an Out of Office Message

1. Click the gear icon in the top right of the screen, then click Options.

2. On the left hand navigation pane, under Mail > Automatic Processing > Click Automatic Replies.

3. Select the Send automatic replies radio button. This will allow you to set a date range and enter a message.

4. Set a time period in which you would like your automatic replies to be sent by clicking the 'Send replies only during this time period' checkbox and using the drop-down menus.

5. In the text box, compose your automatic reply.

6. Below the first text box, you can choose whether to send replies only to your organization, or create a separate message for external addresses below. When you are finished, click Save.