Do you find yourself writing the same answers when using Mail in macOS? Not necessary, my friend. You can configure macOS Mail to automatically reply to incoming messages with a text you have pre-composed. It works well for a holiday message outside the office, but with Mac Mail’s comprehensive set of rules, you can answer just about anything, with anything.
To set up an auto-reply message in Mail:
- Launch Mail on your Mac, then open it Email> Settings.
- In the Settings pane, click Rules, and then select Add rule.
- The following route is displayed:
- Enter a description for the new rule, for example “Gone to run“In the first line.
If [any/all] of the following conditions are met:
- A number of drop-down menus appear. Select “some“Of the following conditions to be met in the second line.
- In the third line, select an option from the drop-down list. You can choose from a variety of options, such as the person whose message is “From“to”Each message. ”
- On the fourth line, choose from the options:
- does not contain
- begins with
- ends with
- Next to this drop-down menu, enter the email address you want the rule to apply to.
Perform the following actions:
- Where you look Perform the following actions, select Reply to the message from the drop-down menu.
- A new item, Reply message text, will appear. Tap this, and then create the auto-reply message. Click OK when are you finished.
Turn on the autoresponder
- Open Email> Settings> Rules and check the box next to the newly created auto-reply message to activate it.
Turn off your autoresponder
- Select Email> Settings.
- Go to Rules category.
- Make sure the rule corresponding to the autoresponder you want to disable is NOT checked in the Active column.
- Close Rules setting window.
Delete your autoresponder
- To delete some rules, go to Email> Settings> Rules
- Select the autoresponder or other rule you want to delete and click “Remove”.