How to enable Automated Replies (Out of Office) feature for a shared mailbox?

You can enable automatic out-of-office replies whenever you want to let people who sent you e-mail know that you will not be responding to their message right away. The easiest way to enable this feature for a shared mailbox is through the Outlook Web App (OWA). Please follow these steps:

  1. Open your shared mailbox in OWA using the following URL, where "mailbox" is replaced with the actual name of your mailbox:

    http://outlook.office.com/owa/mailbox@uwindsor.ca
     
  2. Click on the gear icon in the top right corner of the screen to access OWA "Settings" menu:


     
  3. Select "Mail" form the Settings menu:


     
  4. On the "Options" screen, ensure that "Mail" and "Automatic replies" options are expanded, then click on "Automatic replies"


     
  5. Click on "Send automatic replies" radio button, then proceed to configure other options as needed.
     
  6. Click on "Save", then the arrow icon next to "Options" to save your changes and exit settings menu.


     

 

 

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Article ID: 11178
Created
Fri 2/12/16 9:08 AM
Modified
Mon 10/4/21 1:14 PM