Setting up an Out-Of-Office in Outlook & Outlook Online

15th November 2018

Outlook

Step 1:

Open Outlook on your computer.

Step 2:

Click on “File” at the top left of your screen.

Step 3:

Click on “Automatic Replies” on the menu screen.

Step 4:

Once on the Automatic Replies you will be able to set up everything you need.

  1. Gives you the option to enable or disable your Out-Of-Office.
  2. This is where you set your Out-Of-Office time frame, if this is left blank then it will always be enabled until you personally go back here to disable it.
  3. Here you can pick between what message people within your organisation receive, compared to what people externally will see.
  4. And finally this is where you type your email response.

 

Outlook Online

Step 1:

First Log into https://portal.office.com and navigate to your Outlook.

Step 2:

Once it has loaded, you will need to click on the gear icon at the top right of the screen, you will receive a side menu, click on the “Automatic replies” option.

Step 3:

Once on the Automatic Replies you will be able to set up everything you need.

  1. Gives you the option to enable or disable your Out-Of-Office.
  2. This is where you set your Out-Of-Office time frame, if this is left blank then it will always be enabled until you personally go back here to disable it.
  3. And finally this is where you type your email response.