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How to schedule an email in Outlook


There are often times where we want to send an email but not at this moment in time. You may be working out of normal office hours and want to delay the send until the morning, or you may be sending an email to someone in a different time zone to you.

This blog will teach you how to schedule in email in Microsoft Outlook.

How to schedule an email in Outlook

1. Compose an email and then under the Options tab go to More Options and select Delay Delivery.

2. The Properties box will open. Select the Do not deliver before box and confirm the date and time you would like to send the message.

3. Select Close in the properties box and in the email message window click Send.

4. The message will remain in your outbox until the specified time when it will send.

Further Information

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