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 Click your email address in the top-right corner, then click the Autoresponders link.
Step 3 You will then be on the Auto Responders page. Any Autoresponders will be listed. Then click the ‘Add Autoresponder’ button.
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.
|The standard Character set is “utf-8,” but you can change it here.
|Here you can set how many hours to wait before autoresponding to the same email address.
|This will list the email address you are setting up the autoresponder for.
|You can enter a “From” address here. I recommend using the same address you used in the Email field.
|Enter a subject line here. For example: “John is out of the office.”
|Check this if you want to enter HTML into the “Body” of your email.
|Enter your Autoresponder message here.
|Choose if want this autoresponder to begin Immediately or set a Custom start time.
|Here you can set a Custom date for your Autoresponder to stop responding, or set to Never