How to set up auto reply in outlook 2003 / 2007 / 2010?

This article will show you methods of setting up auto reply in Outlook.

Set up auto reply in Outlook 2003/2007/2010 with creating rule

Set up auto reply in Outlook 2010 and 2013 with Kutools for Outlook


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arrow blue right bubbleSet up auto reply in Outlook 2003/2007/2010 with creating rule

1. Create a new message, and type the subject and message of your auto reply message.

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2. In Outlook 2003, select File >> Save As... from the menu; In Outlook 2007, click the Office button.

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3. Select Outlook Template under Save as type:.

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4. Select Tools >> Rules and Alerts... from the menu in Outlook window.

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5. Click New Rule...

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6. Select Start from a blank rule and make sure Check messages when they arrive is selected, and click Next.

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7. Check Where my name is in the To box under Select condition(s), and click Next.

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8. Check reply using a specific template under Select action(s), and Click on a specific template under Edit the rule description.

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9. Select User Templates in File System under Look In:, select the template that created before and click Open. Click Next.

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10. Check Except if it is an Out of Office message under Select exception(s), and click Next.

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11. Type a name for your auto reply rule under Specify a name for this rule, and click Next.

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arrow blue right bubbleSet up auto reply in Outlook 2010 and 2013 with Kutools for Outlook

Creating rules for auto replying in Outlook takes time of your daily work. If you are using Outlook 2010 or 2013, the auto Reply utility of Kutools for Outlook will help you easily auto reply to the emails you received.

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1. Open your Microsoft Outlook, then click Kutools > Reply > Auto Reply Manager.

2. In the Auto Reply Manager dialog box, check the email account you want to auto reply when receiving emails, modify the auto reply subject prefix and the auto reply content as you need, and finally click the OK button. See screenshot:

3. Then enable this auto Reply utility by clicking Kutools > Reply > Enable Auto reply.

From now on, when the specified account receiving emails, Outlook will send auto reply emails to the senders automatically.

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