Setting Up an
Say you're going on vacation and
won't be able to reply to your emails for a couple weeks - setting up an
autoresponder is a good idea - you can write a message that will
automatically reply to anyone who sends you an email, for example: "We
have received your email. Larry & Linda will be back in the office
next Monday, if you have any emergencies please call......"
If your webmail login
screen looks like this:
Here's how to set it up:
Once you log in to your email account, click
on the "Settings" gear on the vertical left hand side menu bar.
Click on the "Auto-Responder" option under
"My Settings" in the
Click the checkbox labeled "Enable
auto-responder" then click the "Message" tab.
"Click in the "Subject" textbox and type
in the subject for your auto response email. Then click in the
"Message" field and type in what you want the body of your auto
response to say. You can choose to create your message using HTML or
Text format by clicking on the "Content Format" pull-down menu. HTML
format allows you to choose the fonts, colors, and text styles you
want to appear in your message.
If you want the message you entered to be auto delivered for a certain
amount of time, enter a date and time in the "Start" and
Clicking the small calendar and clock icons next to each of these
perspective fields will give you a tool that you can use to enter the
date and time using your mouse.
sure you click the "Enable active date range" checkbox under the date
range fields to ensure that your auto-responder stops sending the
automatic message after the given end date and time.
Once you have completed setting up your
auto-responder message, make sure you click the blue "Save"
found at the upper left hand corner of the auto-responder panel.
Finally, click "Logout" found in the upper
right hand corner of the Smarter Mail web page to log out of the
Smarter Mail system.