How to Schedule an Email in Outlook

How to Schedule an Email in Outlook

Occasionally, we want to schedule emails to send when we can’t be there to send them at the desired time or at a specific time when the recipient is more likely to open them. Naturally, this raises email response and open rates. Luckily, Microsoft Outlook offers the useful function of allowing emails to be sent at a later time or date.

How to Schedule an Email in Microsoft Outlook

Step 1. Send a message. Either start a new message, respond to an existing one, or forward it.

Step 2. Go to the Options tab.

Step 3. In the More Commands group, select Delay Delivery.

Step 4. Select the Do not deliver before checkbox in the Properties window.

Step 5. Select the date and time when you want to send the message.

Step 6. Close the Properties window.

Step 7. Click Send in the message window.