Web-based email

Webmail (or web-based email) is an email client implemented as a web application running on a web server. Examples of webmail software are Roundcube and SquirrelMail. Examples of webmail providers are AOL Mail, Gmail, Outlook.com/Hotmail.com, and Yahoo! Mail. Many webmail providers also offer email access by a desktop email client using standard email protocols, while many internet service providers provide a webmail client as part of the email service included in their internet service package.

Steps to Setup an AutoResponder in Webmail

An autoresponder is a feature which allows sending an email automatically when an email is sent to a specific email address. It allows to setup automated replies to the incoming mail. It will be useful for confirming any receipt of mail or for informing that the recipient is unavailable temporarily. The following steps are about setting up an autoresponder in webmail.

Step 1: Login to Webmail.

Step 2: In the top-right corner, click your email address and then select the option ‘Autoresponders’.

Step 3: Now the Autoresponders page will be displayed and click the option ‘Add autoresponder’.

Step 4: Fill the required fields to set up an Autoresponder.

Step 5: Click the option Create/Modify button to save the changes.

Step 6: A successful message of enabling Autoresponder will be displayed.

Step 1 Login to Webmail.
Step 2 Click your email address in the top-right corner, then click the Autoresponders link.
Click the option ‘Autoresponder’
Step 3 You will then be on the Auto Responders page. Any Autoresponders will be listed. Then click the ‘Add Autoresponder’ button.
Click the option ‘Add Autoresponder’
Step 4 You will now be able to fill in the fields to set up your AutoResponder. Below is a brief description of the available options.
Option Description
Character Set The standard Character set is “utf-8,” but you can change it here.
Interval Here you can set how many hours to wait before autoresponding to the same email address.
Email This will list the email address you are setting up the autoresponder for.
From You can enter a “From” address here. I recommend using the same address you used in the Email field.
Subject Enter a subject line here. For example: “John is out of the office.”
HTML Check this if you want to enter HTML into the “Body” of your email.
Body Enter your Autoresponder message here.
Start Choose if want this autoresponder to begin Immediately or set a Custom start time.
Stop Here you can set a Custom date for your Autoresponder to stop responding, or set to Never
Step 5 Fill the required fields and then click the Create/Modify button to save your changes.
Fill the required filed and click CreateModify button.

Fill the required fields and click ‘Create/Modify’ button

Step 6 Once the autoresponder is enabled, a successful message of “You have successfully created autoresponder” will be displayed.