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Out of Office Greeting

You can set up Microsoft Outlook 2010 to automatically respond to people who send you send an email message. This helps inform people that you aren't in the office or that your response might be delayed.
In order to establish an Out of Office Automatic reply, go to the File Ribbon > Info > Automatic replies (Out of Office).

Figure 1: File ribbon, Automatic Replies

Out of Office Greeting – Inside My Organization

You will be presented with the following Automatic replies options. Here you can set a time range for your automatic replies to be sent by checking the Only send during this time range box and specifying a date and time range.
Or you may simply turn Automatic replies on and turn them off manually upon your return.
If you do not specify a time and date range do not forget to turn automatic replies off when returning from your absence.
Specify the text of your reply message in the given space and click OK.

Figure 2: Inside my organization tab

There are two tabbed options within the Automatic replies options. One is for replies to email within CSULB and the other tab is for automatic replies outside of CSULB. If you wish to have automatic replies go to everyone that sends mail during your absence be sure to fill out both tabs within these option.

Out of Office Greeting – Outside My Organization

In order to set Automatic replies to go to mail senders outside of CSULB choose the "Outside My Organization" tab. Here you can set a time range for your automatic replies to be sent. You can set the time range by checking the "Only send during this time range" box and then specifying a date and time range.
Specify the text of your reply message in the given space and click OK.

Figure 3: Outside my organization tab

2 Comments

  1. Unknown User (keadams)

    1. Unknown User (cwackerman)

      yeah, but Liz said to break up pages like that...should we keep the other one instead?