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How to set out of office replies and vacation responses

Out of office replies and vacation responses allow you to let people know you are away and won’t be able to respond to your email. The automatic replies send a precomposed message when an email is received within a span of time you have set. Depending on your email platform, you can write your own messages, and tailor different messages for senders from within your organization and external messages. Below are links to several documentation sites describing how to set an out of office reply or vacation response.

How to configure automatic responses

Desktop software and websites

Mobile apps