How to create an Email Autoresponder when you are unavailable or on vacation?

Whether you are going for a short holiday or will be unavailable an extended period of time, you can create an email autoresponder so when people email you, they will receive an automated reply with a message of your choosing. To create an Autoresponder follow the steps below.

Log into your cPanel account.

In the Email section, click on the Autoresponders Icon.

On the Autoresponders page, click on the blue Add Autoresponder Button.

Please leave utf8 as the default Character Set.

In the Interval field, specify the number of hours you wish the autoresponder to wait between responses to the same email address. 1 hour is the minimum.

In the Email field, enter the email address on which you wish to enable autoresponder. If you want to enable an autoresponder on, enter "support" (without the quotes) in the Email field and should you have multiple domains, select the appropriate domain from the dropdown list.

In the From field, enter the name that the autoresponse will appear to be from. This can be a first and last name or company name. Whatever works for you.

In the Subject field, enter your email subject. Something like, "Out of the Office", etc.

In the Body field, add the text of the message you wish the recipient to receive. This can be as simple or as detailed as you like.

Select the start and stop time of your autoresponder. You can set it to start immediately or at a point in the future. You can leave the autoresponder in use indefinitely or set it to shut off on a certain date.


11. Click on the blue Create/Modify Button.

How to edit or remove Autoresponder?

 Log into your cPanel account.

2. In the Email section, click on the Autoresponders Icon. 

You should see your autoresponder email listed under Current Autoresponders.

4. Next to autoresponder, click on Edit or Delete Autoresponder.

Please let us know if you have any questions!

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