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Office 365 - Outlook Web App (OWA) - Create automatic reply (out of office)

In Outlook Web App, you can compose an auto reply message that senders will receive when you are not available. Separate messages may be set for internal and external senders.

1. After logging into OWA, click the gear in the upper right corner to produce the Settings menu
2. Scroll down and select "View all Outlook settings"
3. Select the Mail tab on the far left
4. Select Automatic replies
5. Select Turn on automatic replies
a.    To select a date range, check Send replies only during a time period (without a specified range, the automatic reply will be sent until disabled)
b.    Select the Start and End times
6.    Compose your message for senders from UW-Platteville
a.    Each sender from UW-Platteville will receive your reply once
7.    To send the automatic reply to senders outside UW-Platteville, check Send replies outside your organization
a.    Copy and paste your original message or compose a new one.
b.    You may choose to send to all external senders or just your contacts.
c.    Each sender from outside UW-Platteville will receive your reply once
6.    Click Save

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

Keywords:auto vacation compose set email browser   Doc ID:44491
Owner:Deb M.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2014-10-27 05:41 CSTUpdated:2022-02-27 10:16 CST
Sites:UW Platteville
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