Office 365 Outlook Web App - How to add an Out of Office Message to Shared Mailbox

This is an overview of how to set up an out of office message to a shared mailbox.

1.    Login to your email account via the Outlook Web access.   You can do this in any Web Browser and go to  
2.    Enter your Email and password.
3.    Click on the profile picture in the upper right corner.
Image of where to click the profile picture in the upper right hand corner of your email account
4.    Choose Open Another Mailbox.
Image shows where to select "open another mailbox"

5.    Enter the email address of the Shared Mailbox.
Image showing where to enter the email address of the Shared Mailbox

6.    This will open the shared mailbox. In the upper right corner choose the Setting cog.
Image that shows the cog to select in the upper right hand corner of your mailbox.

7.    Choose Mail from the list.
Image of the Settings list.  Shows that you should select Mail under Your app settings.

8.    On the left side expand Mail - Automatic Processing - Choose Automatic Replies.
Image showing where to click to select Automatic replies

9.    Here you can set the Automatic replies.   Remember to hit Save in the upper left corner or it will not save.
Image of the Automatic replies settings page.  You can select a date and time to start and end your replies.  You can also set up wording to add to your replies.

Keywords:out of office, vacation, vacation message, shared, shared mailbox, mailbox, mail, email   Doc ID:75302
Owner:Sheryl L.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2017-08-04 12:05 CDTUpdated:2017-08-04 13:45 CDT
Sites:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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