HOWTO: Create and Manage an Out of Office Reply [Outlook on the web]

Outlook on the Web | Outlook for PC

Set an out of office reply to let others know when you will be able to reply to their message, provide coverage information when you are unable to respond, and reduce the number of messages you receive while you are away.

Create an Out of Office Reply

  1. Log into Outlook on the web at https://outlook.office.com

  2. Click Settings

  3. In the search box, enter Automatic Replies
    OWA settings

  4. Select Automatic Replies from the results list. 
  5. In the Automatic Replies dialog box select Turn on automatic replies.
  6. Write the Out of Office message in the text box.
  7. Set an external response as desired.
  8. Select Save.

Turn off an Automatic Reply

  1. Log into OWA at https://outlook.office.com
  2. Click Settings.
  3. In the search box, enter Automatic Replies.
  4. In the Automatic Replies dialog box select Turn on automatic replies.

Go to KB0014491 in the IS Service Desk

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