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Schedule an email in Outlook

Schedule a message to be sent later using Outlook on the web and Outlook for Windows or Mac. Set a time and date for the email to be sent. That way, you are in control of when your messages are received by your recipients.

Note: Previous versions of Outlook refer to this feature as Send Later.

Select the appropriate tab based on the email platform that you're using.

  1. Sign in to Outlook on the web. Use your Microsoft 365 email address and password (your GoDaddy username and password won't work here).
  2. In the upper-left corner, select New Mail.
  3. Compose your message.
  4. Below your message, next to Send, select the arrow and then Schedule send.
    schedule send highlighted
  5. Choose a desired date and time for the email to be sent, and then select Send.
    schedule send window open

Your message will be saved in the Drafts folder until your scheduled time and date. When your selected time and date arrives, the email will be sent even if Outlook on the web is not open in your browser.

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Select New Email.
  3. Compose your message.
  4. Under the Message tab, in the Tags group, select Message Options Message Options.
    Message Options
  5. Under Delivery options, select the checkbox next to Do not deliver before, then choosed your desired delivery date and time for the email to be sent.
    Delivery Options
  6. Select Close.
  7. Select Send.

Your message will be saved in the Outbox folder until your scheduled time and date. When your selected time and date arrives, the email will be sent even if Outlook is not open on your computer.

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Select New Email.
  3. Compose your message.
  4. Next to Send, select the arrow and then Schedule Send.
    schedule send highlighted
  5. Choose a desired date and time for the email to be sent, and then select OK.
    set date and time window

Your message will be saved in the Drafts folder until your scheduled time and date. When your selected time and date arrives, the email will be sent even if Outlook is not open on your computer.

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