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System and method to improve Out Of Office usability in email application.

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000238011D
Publication Date: 2014-Jul-25

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Abstract

Embodiments relate to set of improvements to the out of office assistant. Out of office assistant associates an out of office message with a calendar action event sent to sender with notification to ensure the out of office message is sent only for the predetermined time period associated with the calendar event. This also includes intimation to desired contacts before user actually starts his vacations. Other embodiments of the out of office assistant for out of office form are selecting backup contacts and adding defined signature in notification.. In a further embodiment, user is facilitated to send a SMS from his/her Registered Mobile Number to email server Administrator to enable OOO.