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How to prevent Out of Office replies being sent to the mailing list

Some of your subscribers may use the "Out of Office" feature in their email reader. When active, a notification is sent to all incoming messages that they are away and not able to respond.

There are many variations of this feature. Some are implemented in the email reader, like Outlook or Apple Mail. Others are implemented at the corporate or university system level.

Default: Ignore Out of Office messages

The option to ignore Out of Office messages is on by default for your mailing list.

To turn off this feature, follow the instructions below.

Use the Web Interface to Change Settings

Log into your mail-list account at https://database.mail-list.com.

  • Click Customize Your List.
  • Click Miscellaneous Settings.
  • Click Silently Eat Out of Office Replies.
  • Select No.
  • Click Save.