Gmail Vacation Response

Gmail Vacation Response

Enable the vacation responder through Gmail using your web browser:

  1. Sign in to Gmail using your web browser.

  2. Click the gear icon in the upper-right corner and select ​Settings​.

  3. From the ​General​ tab, scroll down and select ​Vacation responder.

  4. Set the ​First​ and ​Last​ day.

    The responder starts at 12:00 AM on the First day and ends at 11:59 PM on the Last day.

  5. Complete the ​Subject:​ and ​Message: ​fields.

    If a signature is configured in Gmail it will automatically be appended to replies.

  6. Check ​Only send a response to people in my Contacts​ or

    Only send a response to people in Lamont Doherty​ to restrict responder replies.

  7. Click ​Save Changes​.

    The responder replies the first time and again after four days or if any changes are made to the vacation responder.

Disable the vacation responder:

While the responder is active the Gmail page will display a banner with the subject and the option to disable the responder. Click ​End Now​ on the banner to disable the vacation responder.

Email forwarding

Gmail can be forwarded to some other email accounts. Google mail forward.

Email Filtering

You can apply a filter to a selected email (or a group of emails). Gmail filter instructions.