How to Set an Automated Email in Outlook Easily

Updated: Nov 27, 2021


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Automate Emails in Outlook

Nowadays, we have plenty of free and paid platforms to automate our email campaigns according to our schedule. Some of them are fully automated whereas some of them are partial.


For a better user experience, automated email campaigns are inevitable. You might need to set up one right today if you really want to. I know, you need to know how to create and send an automated email in Outlook. That’s the reason why you are here.


It’s easier when comes to Outlook. We can automate an email with Outlook in two ways. One is using the in-build Outlook app on Desktop and the other one is using a browser.



Table of Contents


Method 1 (Send an Automated Email by Using Outlook App)

Method – 2 (Send an Automated Email by Using Outlook on a Bowser)

Wrapping up



Method 1 (Send an Automated Email by Using Outlook App)


The reason why I explaining both ways is, some of you may using iOS. In-built app does not available on iOS version. Even though, you can download it from App store. In this method, learn how to send an automated email by using Outlook App.


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Outlook App

This is the first step. Just open your outlook app on your Windows by simply using the search bar for easy access.


The process is easier if you already have an account on Outlook. Otherwise, create a new one.


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Outlook Dashboard

After you created an account with Outlook or log in to your existing account, it may take a few seconds to dig into the dashboard of your account, and a few more seconds to sync the data.


Step – 1 (Create an Email)


Once everything done, create the message that you intended to automate.


To do that, go to the “New Email” tab or simply press Ctrl+N buttons together on your keyboard.


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Right after, you may take into the log mentioned above. Here you can type your email content and mention the recipient's email address.


Step – 2 (Schedule the Trigger)


Once you are done with the first step, it's time to program Outlook to trigger the message automatically according to our preferences.


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Schedule the Trigger

It’s simpler than you think. Click on the “Option” tab and followed by press on the “Delay Delivery” tab to deliver the message at the right stipulated time and date frame.


This is the fee area, that you can deploy wisely according to your needs. A wide range of things you can do with this tab. Learn each and implement accordingly to explore more about outlook automated emails.


Note: Make sure that you ticked the “Do not deliver before” option.


Once you set everything, click on the “Close” tab. And, simply press the Ctrl+S button or save it manually. Now, your email automatically triggers when the stipulated time comes.


This is how to send an automated email in Outlook in-build app.


We’ve one more option to do this by using a web browser. Let’s see how we can do that in the simplest ways.



Method – 2 (Send an Automated Email by Using Outlook on a Bowser)


Most people prefer browsers other than in-build apps to manage things. Of course, Applications have limitations and bugs. So, we’re going to analyze how to send an automated email by using Outlook on web browsers.


It’s simpler to set up an automated email by using a browser than on the in-build app.