Skip to main content

Automatic Replies - Out of Office

You can set an out of office message using either the Outlook client or Outlook Web Access (OWA)

 

Setting an Out Of Office reply in Outlook 2010

 
Select File > Info > Automatic Replies
 
automatic replies
 

Tick the Send automatic replies radio button, set the relevant dates/times you require the message to be active.

There are two tabs that allow you to set a different message for internal (other Warwick Live@edu users) and external people.

 
automatic reply
 
If you decide to send an out of office message to external senders you have the option of sending to anyone who emails you (including potential spammers) or only to people in your Contacts lists. You can choose not to send any out of office messages to external senders by unticking the 'Auto-reply to people outside my organization' box.
 
ooo.png
 
When a reply has been set successfully the Automatic Replies button gives an option to turn off the rule
 
removal screen
 
 

Setting an Out of Office reply in the Outlook Web Access (OWA)

 
After logging into the OWA select Options > Set Automatic Replies
 
OWA
 
 

The screen looks very similar to the Outlook client (see above)

 
OWA ooo