How to Set Out Of Office in Outlook Mobile App

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With simple principles and effective features, you'll discover how to set up Out of Office status and automatically reply to emails, allowing you to enjoy your vacation without distractions.

How to set automatic reply in Outlook Mobile App


Microsoft's Outlook Mobile App is a dedicated mobile application for email and task management, designed to provide a flexible and convenient user experience on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. It combines many important features such as personal email and calendar management, task management, attachment interaction, and more to help users stay organized in their daily work.

Outlook Mobile App has the ability to quickly synchronize with many popular email services, including, Microsoft Exchange, Gmail, and Yahoo. This helps users access information from many different sources conveniently. This application also supports both iOS and Android operating systems, ensuring compatibility with many different types of mobile devices.

Tips for Outlook for iOS and Android

As the holidays approach, it's more important than ever to ensure that you can enjoy relaxing moments without worrying about work email. With technology constantly evolving, it's easier than ever to manage out-of-office status and automatically reply to emails in the Outlook mobile app.

Are you planning to take a vacation and don't want to be bothered by work emails during the holiday? Let Outlook help you set up Out of Office and automatically reply to emails so you can enjoy your vacation without worrying about missing important messages. Here's how you can easily leave the office using the Outlook app on your mobile device.

Method 1 - Using Autoresponder:

Open the Outlook app on your mobile device.

Select "File" and then click "Info" to check if there is an "Automatic Replies (Out of Office)" option.

out of office in outlook mobile app

If you have this option, take the following steps to set up Out of Office status:

  1. Click "Auto Reply".
  2. Select "Send automatic replies".
  3. Set the time when you want to activate the Out of Office status.
  4. Customize the text of the reply.
  5. Click OK to finish.

Your Out of Office status has been set. Any email you receive within the set time period will automatically receive a response saying you are out.

Method 2 - Using Rules and Patterns:

Create an Out of Office Email Template:

  1. Open Outlook on your mobile device and compose your out-of-office email.
  2. Click "File" > "Save As", rename the template and save as "Outlook Template".
Outlook Out of Office from Outlook Mobile

Setting Up Rules for Out of Office Email:

  1. Click "File" > "Info" and select "Manage Rules and Alerts".
  2. Select "E-mail Rule" and click "New Rule".
  3. In the Rules Wizard, select "Apply to messages I receive" and click "Next".
  4. Leave the condition blank and click "Next".
  5. Confirm by clicking "Yes" for the message about applying the rule to all messages.
  6. Select "Reply with a specific template" and click "Specific template".
  7. Select the created template and click "Open", then click "Next".
  8. Select the exception (if necessary) and click "Next".
  9. Finish and enable the rule.
how to set ooo in outlook mobile app

To set the Out of Office status, go to "File" > "Info" > "Manage rules and alerts".

  • Under "E-mail rules", check the rule and click OK.

Vacation is a precious time to relax and recharge. Advances in technology help us manage work smarter, including reporting out of office status and automatically replying to emails. With the Outlook mobile app, you can easily set up these features for an enjoyable and harassment-free stay. Choose the method that works for you and enjoy the relaxing moments you deserve.


In the context of modern life, Outlook Mobile App plays an important role in helping users manage work and email effectively on the go. With flexibility and convenience, this application not only helps connect and synchronize information from many different sources but also provides many advanced features to optimize user experience.

How to add an Outlook out of office message

The combination of artificial intelligence and automatic reply helps optimize the process of sorting, categorizing messages, and maintaining absence status during times when users need to rest and regenerate energy.

In total, Outlook Mobile App is not just a regular email and task management application, but also a powerful partner, helping users stay organized, secure and efficient in their daily work, even when they are away from the office.

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