How to set up an auto responder using Microsoft Outlook:

STEP1:

Click on FILE then NEW then CHOOSE FORM.

Scroll down "Look in" until you find TEMPLATES IN FILE SYSTEM.

Double click on EMAIL.

Tab down to where you start typing your message (Don't fill in To:, CC:, BCC:, or Subject).

Type in your auto responder message that you want everyone to receive when you're away.

Go to FILE then SAVE AS.

Scroll down to "Save as Type" , click on OUTLOOK TEMPLATE, & type in a file name for your auto responder message (ex. Vacation or Away from Office).

Click SAVE.

STEP 2:

Go to TOOLS.

Go to RULES WIZARD.

Click on NEW.

Highlight "Check messages when they arrive" & click NEXT.

Click on the box that says "Where my name is" in the To: or CC: box" and click NEXT.

Click on "Reply using a specific template" and then Click on the bottom box where you see specific template.

Double click on the correct auto responder that you saved in STEP1 and click NEXT.

**Don't worry about exceptions, so click NEXT.

If you're ready to apply this auto responder now, Click on "Turn on this rule" and click FINISH.

If not ready, then go to TOOLS, RULES WIZARD, click on the rules box and click OKAY.

MAKE SURE YOU GO BACK TO RULES WIZARD AND "UNCLICK" THE CHECK-MARK NEXT TO THE RULE, WHEN YOU'RE READY TO RECEIVE YOUR MESSAGES AND TO DISABLE THE AUTO-RESPONDER!!

 

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