Out of Office or other Automatic Reply in Public Folders

User needs Owner and "Send As" permissions to set auto-reply

  1. In Outlook, locate the public folder. Right-click on the folder and click Properties. A folder properties window will open.
  2. Click Folder Assistant.
  3. Click Add Rule.
  4. Put a check next to "Reply with" and then click Template.
  5. Enter the Subject and the message for the reply.
  6. Click Save & Close in the upper left corner.
  7. On the Edit Rule window click OK .
  8. Click Yes on the message "This rule will fire for all incoming messages. Is this what you want?"
  9. Click OK to close the Folder Assistant window.
  10. on the Folder Properties window click OK.

It will take about 15 minutes for the changes to take effect.

For additional support, contact the Technology Service Desk at 940-898-3971servicedesk@twu.edu, techchat.twu.edu, or submit a request through the Technology Service Catalog.