How to Use Outlook to Turn On and Turn Off Out-of-Office Replies

Exchange 2007

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Applies to: Exchange Server 2007, Exchange Server 2007 SP1, Exchange Server 2007 SP2, Exchange Server 2007 SP3

Topic Last Modified: 2006-09-12

This topic explains how to use the Out of Office Assistant in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 to turn on and turn off out-of-office replies.

To use Outlook 2007 to turn on and turn off Out-of-Office replies
  1. On an Outlook 2007 client computer, on the Tools menu, click Out of Office Assistant.

  2. In Out of Office, perform the appropriate task:

    • To turn on out-of-office replies, click Send Out of Office auto-replies, and then customize your auto-reply messages.

    • To turn off out-of-office replies, click Do not send Out of Office auto-replies.

How to Turn on and Turn Off Out-Of-Office Replies