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Turning On Automatic Replies (Out of Office) in Outlook

In Outlook:

  1. Click the File tab.
  2. Click the Automatic Replies (Out of Office) button.
    Automatic Replies button on the Account Information page in Outlook
  3. In the Automatic Replies dialog box, select the Send Automatic Replies check box.
    Automatic replies dialogue showing send automatic replies as the second radio button option
  4. Now you can specify a set time and date range, select the Only send during this time range check box.
  5. Then set the Start time and End time.Web page snippets out of office activation
  6. In the Inside my organization tab, type the message that you want to send within BCIT.
  7. [Optional] Click the Outside my organization tab, check the Auto-reply to people outside my organization checkbox, and type the message that you want to send outside BCIT.
  8. Click OK.

The Automatic Replies (Out of Office) feature will continue to run until the date and time set for the End time in step 4 is reached.