How to set Out of Office message in Outlook.com

This tutorial is about the steps required to set Out of Office message in Outlook.com. If you are going on a vacation and want to set an automated vacation replies when ever you receive email from your contacts then you can follow the below mentioned steps.

Step 1: Login to your Outlook.com account and click the Settings icon available on the top right hand side.

Step 2: From the Settings menu, select More mail settings from the list.

Step 3: In the Settings screen, navigate to Managing your account section and click Sending automated vacation replies.

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Step 4: Choose Send vacation replies to people who email me under Vacation Reply screen. Then enter your Out of office message using the editor tool.

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Also make sure to mark the check box with caption as “Only reply to your contacts“. This would ensure your vacation replies does not reach any spam source.

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After making the required changes, click Save button to confirm the changes.

In Category: Internet Emails, Outlook.com

Ravi Shankar

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