She does not have Office 365 or an Exchange server, so there were a couple of steps necessary to get this done using a combination of Outlook rules and creating a simple email template that was applied to the rule.
Here’s a quick 3 minute video that will show you how to set up your out-of-office response using either Office 365 or Outlook 2013.
If you’d rather read about it than watch a video – here’s the link to the instructions for setting up an automatic reply without using an Exchange Server account.
Pro tip – when you set up your out of office notification, also set up a reminder on your calendar to take it off when you come back! So many people (me included), forget to do this.
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