When you are going to travel without your laptop or you are out of office for a while, you can automatically let people know you won’t be reading or responding to all the incoming emails during that time by setting up in Windows 10 Mail App. You can easily do this right in the Mail app without the need to use any third party software. Wanna how it’s done? Let’s walk along with me.
Before getting started, note that automatic replies in Windows 10 Mail app are only supported for Outlook.com, Live.com, Hotmail, and Office 365 accounts.
Steps to set up an Out of Office reply in Windows 10 Mail
Step 1: First off, you are supposed to launch your Mail app in Windows 10 from the Start menu.
Step 2: Once you are in, click the Settings button that looks like a gear icon in the lower-left corner of the window.
Step 3: Next, click Automatic Replies on the Settings pane.
Step 4: You are now asked to click the Select an account dropdown to select the account for which you would like to send out automatic replies.
Step 5: Click the Send Automatic Replies slider button to turn it ON. This will turn on automatic replies for the selected account.
Step 6: You will need to type the message you wish to send out as an automatic reply in the box located beneath the slider button.
Step 7: You can check the box for Send replies only to my contacts. This option does what it says.
Step 8: In the end, click anywhere to the left of the right pane to close it.
That’s it. From now on, when someone sends you an email, they should receive the reply you have set up.
Got any questions about setting up an Out of Office reply in Windows 10 Mail? Put them in the comments section below and we will be happy to help you out with the problem you may have.
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