In my previous article I explained how you can set up. Today I'm going to show how you can automatically reply to emails without using an Exchange Server account.
If you are not sure which email account you use, please check this first: How that you know which account type you have, let's set up your out of office autoresponder. • • • Setting up out-of-office auto reply for Outlook POP3/IMAP accounts Unlike the Exchange Server accounts, POP3 and IMAP account do not have the Automatic Replies feature (formally Out of Office Assistant). Nevertheless, you still can set up Outlook to automatically reply to some or all of your incoming email messages while you enjoy your vacation. Note: In case of POP/IMAP accounts, Outlook should always be running and configured to check intermittently for new messages. Naturally, your computer must be turned on all this time. Of course, it is not very convenient or may be even unsafe to leave a working machine without any supervision for a long time, but there is no other way. Though, some email providers (e.g.
May 30, 2018 - 1. Start your setup. In Outlook, click on Tools. Select Out of Office from the menu bar. Select Send Out Of Office messages. Enter your out of office response in the Reply to messages with box below. Specify a start and end time for the reply to activate and deactivate. Learn how to set up and modify your automatic out-of-office e-mail response on Outlook Web Access (OWA). These instructions pertain to e-mail accounts hosted on mail.ucsd.edu or outlook.office365.com.
Or ) allow creating autoreplies directly on their web-sites. So, first of all I'd advise you to check with your email provider if it is possible to configure your vacation auto-response on their side. Below you will find the step-by-step instructions on how to create an out-of-office auto-response without using an Exchange Server account. You can do this by using an email template in combination with Outlook rules. But be aware that this functionality is available in Outlook 2010 starting from Office 2010 Service Pack 1. Okay, let's get cracking!
Creating an autoreply message template • First, we need to create a template with the out-of-office message that will be automatically sent to people who sent you an email. You do this in the usual way by clicking the New Email button on the Home tab.
This will save CenturyPal.thmx to: ~Library/Group Containers/UBF8T346G9.Office/User Content/Themes • Quit PowerPoint without saving your document. Find CenturyPal.thmx in your file space, copy it somewhere suitable, and open it with an advanced text editor like BBEdit. • Go to the Design tab. From the first block of theme icons chose a graphic theme that suits you while you are about it, although this is irrelevant to the font. • ‘Save Current Theme’ (below theme icons in pull-down) under a suitable name, e.g. Change theme in microsoft word for mac.
• Compose the text for your automatic reply. If it is intended for your personal account, it can be similar to what you see in the screenshot below.
For business out of the office messages, you'll probably need something a bit more formal:) • When you have finished writing the message, save it by clicking File > Save As in the message window. • In the Save As dialog box, give a name to your auto reply template and choose to save it as Outlook Template (*.oft). After that click the Save button.