Sep
09
2011

How to Create a Vacation Response in Yahoo Mail?

A scenario: You are ready to go on a vacation to a dream destination, but are worried how to respond to the e-mail that fills your Yahoo Mail Inbox while you’re away.

Relax, you can use the Vacation Response feature in Yahoo Mail and set your worries aside!  With this feature, while you enjoy your holidays, Yahoo Mail automatically sends a response to all the mail you receive.

Just specify the start and the end dates of your vacation, type your e-mail message, and activate the automatic vacation response feature and you’re all set.

What’s more, you can opt to send a special response for e-mail from particular domains.  All you need to do is to type your special message and specify the domains.  Then, the Vacation Response feature takes care of the rest.

Step-by-Step Tutorial to Create a Vacation Response in Yahoo Mail

STEP 1: Click Options > Mail Options

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STEP 2: From the menu on the left, Click Vacation Response.

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STEP 3: Click Enable auto-response during vacation.  The Vacation Response options open in a separate tab.

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STEP 4: In the Duration option, specify the starting and ending dates of your vacation in the Start Date and End Date fields respectively.

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STEP 5: Type your message in the Generic Response text box.

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STEP 6: Click the Turn Auto-Response On button to activate your vacation response message.

How to Create a Special Vacation Response for E-Mail from particular Domains?

STEP 1: Type your special message in the Special Response (optional) text box.

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STEP 2: Type the domain names in the boxes below the Special Response (optional) text box.

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STEP 3: Click the Turn Auto-Response On button to activate your vacation response message.

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