When out of the office for more than a day, such as vacations or extended leave, it is essential to establish an out-of-office autoresponder email. It is crucial to coordinate with colleagues to identify a designated point of contact to whom clients may direct their inquiries. Utilizing Gmail’s Vacation Responder function serves as an efficient means of communicating unavailability and an estimated date of return to correspondents. To access this feature, navigate to the settings menu by selecting the gear icon located in the upper right corner of your Gmail inbox, and selecting “See all settings”.
From here, You can find the vacation responder settings under the General tab. Please see the example auto-responder I have used in the past.