How to enable an out of office or vacation autoresponder message in Hotmail

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To enable an Out of Office or Vacation Autoresponder in Hotmail please follow these steps:

  • Login to Hotmail
  • Go to the top right of your inbox and select More Options from the Options menu
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  • Under Manage Your Account select Send automated vacation replies
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  • Select send vacation replies to people who e-mail me, type in your vacation message, and click the Save button.
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  • Don't forget to turn the message back off by selecting don't send any vacation replies when you get back from your vacation!
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