Outlook 2013 or 2010: Set Out of Office Message

Of you are an Microsoft Outlook 2013 or 2010 user in an Exchange environment, you can easily set an Out of Office message if you’re going to be away for a few days. We’ll show you how it’s done with this tutorial.

Note: These steps only work if you are using Microsoft Outlook on an Exchange server or Outlook 365.

  1. In Outlook, select the “File” menu.
  2. Click “Info” on the left side.
  3. Click “Automatic Replies (Out of Office)“. If this option is grayed out, you may not be connected to a server that can use this feature.
    OOOO Automatic Replies selection
  4. Select the “Send automatic replies” option. You can also check “Only send during this time range:” and select a time frame to send the replies.
  5. Select the “Inside My Organization” tab and type the reply you would like sent to your co-workers who are on the same mail system.
  6. Select the “Outside My Organization” tab and type the reply you would like sent to people outside of your organization.
    OOO Reply

You have successfully setup an automatic Out of Office Message in Outlook 2013 or 2010.

Comments

  1. KC says

    I can’t find the option
    of Automatic Replies in my Info. Though I have all the other 3 options (Acc settings, Cleanup tools and Manage rules & alerts).

    How do I setup an automatic reply?

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