Introducing Auto-Reply

Introducing Auto-Reply

At StartMail, we understand the importance of privacy and convenience in your email experience. That’s why we are excited to announce our latest feature, Auto-Reply, which ranks among the top ten requested features by our customers.

Life can get busy, and there are times when you need a break from your inbox. Whether you're off on a well-deserved vacation, focused on a critical project, or simply need some uninterrupted downtime, our Auto-Reply is here to help notify your friends, family, colleagues, or clients that you're temporarily unavailable.

StartMail interface of Auto-reply in Mail Settings

Setting Up Auto-Reply is Easy

Getting started with Auto-Reply is simple. Here's how it works:

1. Log in: First things first, log in to your StartMail account at

2. Navigate to Mail Settings: Head over to the settings menu, and you'll find the Auto-Reply feature under "Mail Settings."

3. Easy Configuration: Choose whether you want the auto-reply to be active "Always", "Never", or set it for a specific duration like an out-of-office message.

4. Flexible Scheduling: Set the start and end dates for your Auto-Reply to ensure it activates only when you truly need it. Plan ahead for vacations, conferences, or any time when you won't be available to check your inbox. Pro tip: Don't forget to select the correct time zone!

5. Smart Sending Frequency: We have designed the Auto-Reply to be considerate of your contacts. It will send auto-replies at most once every few days to a specific recipient. So, if your contact receives an auto-reply from you and they continue to send you messages, they will not receive another one for a few days.

If you have any questions or need assistance with the Auto-Reply feature, our support team is here to help. Feel free to reach out at or visit our Support Center article for detailed instructions.

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