Enable 'Out of Office Assistant' in Outlook 2010

STEP 1: With Outlook open, click the File tab.

STEP 2: Click the Automatic Replies button.

STEP 3: Click Send automatic replies, then select your preferred settings.

  • To configure a specific start and end time for the automatic reply, check Only send during this time range:
  • Enter your auto-reply in the Inside My Organization tab. This will send e-mails only to Texas Tech e-mail addresses.

STEP 4: If you would like to send an auto-reply to non TTU e-mail addresses, click the Outside My Organization tab.

  • Auto-replies can be sent to My Contacts only (personal Outlook contacts) or Anyone outside my organization (anyone from e-mail addresses @yahoo.com, @gmail.com, @hotmail.com, etc.).

STEP 5: Click OK when finished.