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What is Out of Office (OoO)?

Definition and meaning of Out of Office (OoO):

Out of Office (OoO) is a message that replies automatically to any incoming emails.

People use OoO messages when on vacation, sick leave, or taking a leave of absence. Others use it to let people know they will not respond to emails until they return.

To write a good out-of-office message, you include:

  • The dates you’ll be gone
  • A brief reason for your absence
  • Provide contact information of people who they might write to in case of urgent matters.

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