Office 365 (Outlook 2016 for Mac) - Turn on or off Out of Office Replies

NOTE: This document applies to Outlook 2016 for Mac, released in late 2015. For information about how to complete this task using the previous version of Outlook available for Mac, see: Office 365 (Outlook 2011) - Turn on or off Out of Office replies
This document will provide you step-by-step instructions on how to turn on and off the out of office replies.

Note: Outlook does not need to be running for the 'Out of Office' message to work.

Turn on Out of Office Replies

  1. Go to the Tools option.
  2. Select Out of Office... and the following box will appear.
  3. Autoreply

  4. Check the box to Send Automatic Replies.
  5. Edit the response in the clear box. Additionally you may chose to only send them within a certain time period. You may also elect to send a message to people outside the e-mail system.
  6. Select OK to set the auto reply.

Turn Off Out of Office Replies

If you did not set up the length of time to send replies perform the following.

  1. Go to the Tools option.
  2. Select Out of Office... and the box will appear.
  3. Uncheck the top box that says Send Automatic Replies
  4. Select OK to finish.



Keywords:office 365 0365 microsoft o365 out of office automatic replies reply outlook 15 for mac apple vacation message   Doc ID:45295
Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2014-11-25 18:16 CDTUpdated:2015-11-10 09:35 CDT
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