How to Create an Out-of-Office Message in Outlook 2010
Step 1: Open File Tab
Open Microsoft Outlook 2010 if you haven't already. Click on the "File" tab.
Step 2: Open Automatic Replies
Under the "Info" tab, click the "Automatic Replies" button
Step 3: Send Automatic Replies
Change the radio button option to "Send automatic replies" by clicking on it.
Step 4: Specify Time Range
Check the box labelled "Only send during this time range"
Step 5: Select Time RangeSpecify a start and end date and time for the message
by selecting the arrow next to the appropriate field to bring up the drop-down menu, then select the appropriate date or time.
Step 6: Include Reply
Click on the message box, and type in your Out-of-Office message
Step 7: Confirm Automatic ReplySelect the "OK" button
Step 8: Select Users Affected
If you would only like users within the University of Waterloo exchange server to receive your automatic reply, select the "No" button; otherwise select the "Yes" button.
Those selected to be affected will now receive an Out-of-Office message when they send an email to your account.
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