How to Create an Email Autoresponder in cPanel?

Autoresponder is a feature in your email settings that allows you to automatically send a response when an email was sent to your email address. This also helps especially when you want to let anyone who contacts you know that you're away and will respond to them when you return. Below are the steps on how to setup an email autoresponder in cPanel.

1. Login to cPanel.

2. Click the Autoresponders button in the Mail section.

3. On the next screen, your Current Autoresponders will be listed. Click the Add Auto Responder button.

4. You will now be able to fill in the fields to setup your AutoResponder. Below is a brief description of the available options.

Option Description
Character Set The standard Character set is "utf-8," but you can change it here.
Interval Here you can set how many hours to wait before autoresponding to the same email address.
Email This will list the email address you are setting up the autoresponder for.
From You can enter a "From" address here. I recommend using the same address you used in the Email field.
Subject Enter a subject line here. For example: "John is out of the office."
HTML Check this if you want to enter HTML into the "Body" of your email.
Body Enter your Autoresponder message here.
Start Choose if want this autoresponder to begin Immediately or set a Custom start time.
Stop Here you can set a Custom date for your Autoresponder to stop responding, or set to Never

5. Click the Create/Modify button to save your changes. You are finished when you see a message stating "You have successfully created auto responder.

Now that you know how to setup Autoresponder in your cPanel, learn how to do it in Webmail.

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