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How to schedule a mail in outlook to be sent later?

Many times we want to send a mail to someone at a specific time but not now. Due to some reasons, we want to the mail to be sent after some mins or hours.

In this article we will learn how can we schedule a mail in MS Outlook to be delivered at certain time in future!

Its very simple. First of all create the mail/message that you want to send later. Now follow below steps:

  1. Go to Options tab at the top.
  2. Then, go to More Options section and click on Delay Delivery.
  3. You will get below dialog:


  • Now set the message setting as per your need.
  • In Delivery Options section, specify the date and time when the mail is to be delivered.
  • Additionally, specify the expiry time of the message. This is required in case if the message could not be delivered at the specified time, the message delivery will expire.
  • Also, if you want the replies of the mail to be sent to some other IDs, specify it in Have replies sent to field.
  • Close the window dialog after the setting.
  • Now, click on send button.
  • The mail/message will stay in your outbox folder untill the scheduled delivery time, and will be delivered at the specified time.
  • Make sure that the system is On and outlook is running to achieve this. In case if the message could not be delivered at scheduled time, it will expired if expiry time is mentioned.

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