How do I put an out of office message on a generic email account?

How do I put an out of office message on a generic email account?

Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff

If you are within the owner group for the generic mailbox, you can now manage it's automatic replies via the Outlook Web App as per the following instructions:

  1. Navigate and sign-in to
  2. Click on your profile picture at the top right of the page and choose "Open another mailbox..."
  3. Enter the mailbox name. The generic mailbox should open in a new tab in your browser.
  4. Click on the cog icon at the top right and search for "Automatic replies" in the search box.
  5. Click on the “Automatic reply” result.
  6. The automatic replies tab will then open, from here you can enable/disable out of office replies and customise the message.
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