Student Email - Starting and Stopping Automatic Reply
Also referred to as "vacation" mail, Automatic Reply responds to all incoming messages coming (to your Inbox) with a customized message. Automatic Reply continues to respond to your incoming mail until you specifically turn it off. A reply is sent only to messages addressed directly to you; messages sent through distribution lists are not replied to. You can only use automatic reply if this feature is enabled on your e-mail server. If the Automatic Reply link does not display, your e-mail server is not enabled with this feature.
- Click Options on the Navigational Bar.
- Click Automatic Reply.
- Enter a Subject.
- Enter your Message.
- Click Start.
- You should see the following message at the bottom of your screen: Automatic Reply has been started for your account.
Note: An automatic reply message is only sent once to an e-mail
address during the specified reply interval. The default interval is
To stop Automatic Reply, return to this screen and click STOP. You should receive the following message at the bottom of your screen: Automatic Reply has been stopped for your account.
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