Surely there have been situations where you needed to reply to an e-mail message, but it is not possible to do this: for example, you are on vacation or there are simply no means of communication at hand. Nevertheless, this problem can be easily solved if you pre-prepare a response using the Mail application.

In this article I will show you how to set out of office iPhone exchange message.

Set Apple Mail “Out of Office” Message on iPhone

Of course, the iPhone autoresponder will not be able to respond to the contents of the letter, however, it is quite realistic to make an automatic reply of the kind “I am not in place, I will answer later”. Let’s set up:

  • Open the Settings -> Accounts & Passwords on your iOS device;
  • Select the email account to configure the auto-reply for;
How to Set up Auto Reply Email on iPhone?
  • Click on Auto-reply at the bottom;
How to Set up Auto Reply Email on iPhone?
  • Set the End date;
  • Fill Away Message section, set your desired automatic email response text;
  • Setup completed.

Now, upon receipt of any incoming letter, a reply letter with your text will be sent. In order to make sure that everything works as it should, you can send yourself an email as a test.

Read more: How to Delete All Mail on your iPhone?


Of course, this is not the end of the answering machine. Using conditions, you can easily customize this tool for yourself. For example, to respond only to specific recipients with such and such content and on specific dates.

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Hi there! My Name is Vincent Lago! My goal is to share insightful reviews, guides, and manuals for people looking to know more about current solutions for Apple hardware and OS. I have years of technological background knowledge including owning a custom iMacs & PCs which was using for different types of business. And now, I want to share my experience with you.

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