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Out Of Office: Auto-reply Emails in Outlook Without Exchange Server

The Out of Office Assistant in Microsoft Outlook enables you to automatically reply to e-mail messages from people who send you mail when you are not available. Outlook Express does not have this functionality but this trick shows how to enable Auto-responders in Outlook and Outlook Express.

Create a Conditional Out of Office Reply in Microsoft Outlook

How to use the Out of Office Assistant in Microsoft Outlook. The Out of Office Assistant feature in Microsoft Outlook is a Microsoft Exchange Server service. It is available only when the Exchange Server transport service is included in an Outlook user’s profile. You can emulate this feature by creating an e-mail template and defining a rule in the Rules Wizard to automatically reply with the template.