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