You’re heading out of the office, but you don’t know how to set an away message? It’s pretty much the easiest thing to do.
Open Outlook, and then head to the “file” menu in the top-right side of the screen. Click on “info”, and then you should see a bunch of options.
Then, click on “Automatic Replies” in the menu. You’ll be prompted to set a message. Follow all the prompts, and then you’re set. If you’re using Exchange then your message will work even when you shut your computer down.