Setting Out of Office Autoreply in Outlook Web Access

Out of office repliies are messages that are sent back to people who send you E-mail messages, generally to let them know that you are out of the office that day. They can be set with a few simple steps:

  1. Click on "Options" This can be located in the upper right hand corner of the page beneath your name.
  2. Select "Set Automatic Replies"
  3. Click on the toggle next to "Send Automatic replies"
  4. If you want to specify a date range, Check the box "Send replies only during this time period:" and select the start and end time.
  5. Enter the reply you want other people at WSU to see in the first box
  6. If you want to send autoreply messages to people outside of WSU check "Send automatic reply messages to senders outside my organization".
  7. Enter the message you want people outside of WSU to see when they send messages to you.
  8. Click "Save" (located in the bottom right hand corner)