For those instances, you have two options: The Gatekeeper Provide the name of someone who is willing to act as a gatekeeper for you. And then it stops right there. By providing meaningful information, your recipient will also have a conversation starter the next time they get in touch with you!
In fact, there are many ways you can write unique messages while still sounding professional.
Turn off automatic out-of-office replies When Outlook is setup to send automatic replies, you'll see a message under the ribbon with this information. If you see the Automatic Replies button, follow the steps to set up an automatic reply.
Provide the requested information: The dates during which you want auto-responses sent. I will have limited access to email while I am out.