Email Autoresponders (O365)

You can set an Auto-Responder on your e-mail account that automatically sends a preset message to anyone who tries to contact you while you're out of the office, e.g. time off, on holiday, etc.

  1. Go to the Webmail interface ( A page about this can be found here.
  2. Log in with your e-mail address and password.
  3. Click the 'Settings' button (the cog symbol) in the top right.
  4. In the setting list, click 'Automatic replies'.
  5. Select the radio button 'Send automatic replies'.
  6. If you would like the replies to only be sent during a specific time period, then tick the 'Send replies only during this period' box and select the start and end time. Otherwise, please remember to turn the automatic reply off again when necessary.
  7. Tick the 'Send automatic reply messages to senders outside my organisation' box, then ensure the 'Send automatic replies to all external senders' radio button is selected, and then enter your message in the box below.
  8. Click the 'OK' button next to the tick when you're done.

If you are looking for instructions for setting this up with the standard mail package, please click here.



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