Learn how to set up an out of office vacation responder for use with Exchange or Office 365 business accounts.
- [Narrator] Let's set up an out-of-office…or vacation responder.…Outlook will auto-respond to anyone…that emails you during the dates you'll be away…with a message that you specify.…It is important to note that this functionality…is supported in Outlook only if you're connecting…to an Exchange or Office 365 account.…If you're using POP or IMAP,…such as we are with the Gmail account…that we've connected to, you have two options.…You can create a message rule to send…out a reply to all incoming messages,…however, the Outlook client has to be open and running.…
The second option is the best for Gmail.…Gmail has its own vacation responder…built right into the web interface,…and as we're still connecting to it and checking our email,…it's best to go and enable it directly…from Gmail's web interface.…For that reason, we're going to focus…on our Office 365 account.…It connects to Exchange and can use the built-in responder.…This responder works behind the scenes,…and does not require Outlook to stay open to work.…To do this, click file.…
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- Using Outlook from an app or browser
- Navigating through Outlook
- Categorizing email
- Searching through email
- Creating appointments and meetings
- Managing contacts