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Outlook Email Account - Set Up Automatic Reply Message

How to Send Automatic Vacation Reply Message for your Outlook Email Account
Published by Rawad
23 Sep 2013
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How to Send Automatic Vacation Reply Message for your Outlook Email Account

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This tutorial will help show you how to set up and send an automatic vacation reply message to the sender of received emails for your Hotmail or Outlook email account.




Here's How:

1) Sign in online at www.outlook.com to your Hotmail or Outlook email account.
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2) Click/tap on the gear icon at the top right, and click/tap on the More mail settings option.

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3) Click/tap on the Sending automated vacation replies option under the Managing your account section.
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4) Select (dot) Send vacation replies to people who email me, and enter the message you would like to send.
NOTE: You can select the Don't send any vacation replies option when you no longer wish to have an automatic reply message sent.
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5) Uncheck the Only reply to your contacts box, and click/tap on the Save button.
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6) When you now receive an email, the sender will receive this automatic reply message.
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23 Sep 2013   #1
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

I glanced at the web based settings and I do not see one for Auto-Reply; maybe I missed it.

Perhaps others know of a way to do what you want... maybe via an e-mail client on your computer.

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23 Sep 2013   #2
Rawad

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
I glanced at the web based settings and I do not see one for Auto-Reply; maybe I missed it.

Perhaps others know of a way to do what you want... maybe via an e-mail client on your computer.

UsernameIssues you just go to Hotmail or Outlook , then you see a settings icon , once you do that you will see a more email settings. From there you go to Sending automated vacation replies . There you are
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23 Sep 2013   #3
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

The vacation feature is disabled on the Hotmail account that I checked. Perhaps if you have a phone number associated wit the account - it gets turned on.
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23 Sep 2013   #4
Rawad

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
The vacation feature is disabled on the Hotmail account that I checked. Perhaps if you have a phone number associated wit the account - it gets turned on.
Yeah , I haven't tried Hotmail but Outlook works fine.
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23 Sep 2013   #5
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Hotmail is handled thru the same outlook.com web-based interface these days.

If the account has not been verified - then you should see this:

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Outlook Email Account - Set Up Automatic Reply Message-outlook2.png

And those screenshots are from an outlook.com account.


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23 Sep 2013   #6
Rawad

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
Hotmail is handled thru the same outlook.com web-based interface these days.

If the account has not been verified - then you should see this:

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And those screenshots are from an outlook.com account.
I already got this solved lol.
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23 Sep 2013   #7
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

I understand that... but you have a good thread title. Many people will follow Google straight to this thread. I wanted it mentioned the hotmail/outlook accounts will not have the feature turned on unless one jumps thru the verification hoops.

Thanks for letting me throw so info into the thread - even if you don't need it :-)
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23 Sep 2013   #8
Rawad

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
I understand that... but you have a good thread title. Many people will follow Google straight to this thread. I wanted it mentioned the hotmail/outlook accounts will not have the feature turned on unless one jumps thru the verification hoops.

Thanks for letting me throw so info into the thread - even if you don't need it :-)
No worries , always enjoying helping others for those who need it
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