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Redirect Replies

How to Redirect Replies in Outlook

If you have an email to send out, but you want the replies to go to someone else, you can have Outlook automatically redirect them.

Direct a Message’s Replies

  1. While composing a new email, click the Options tab.
  2. Click the Direct Replies To button.

    The Properties dialog box appears, with the delivery options set to direct replies to this email.

  3. Click Select Names.
    Redirect Replies

    The Have Replies Sent to Contacts dialog box opens. Notice that your name will appear in this field, sending replies to you in addition to whomever you select.

    If you want the replies to this email to only go to another recipient, delete your name from this field.

  4. Select a contact to whom you want to direct replies.
  5. Click the Reply To button.
  6. Click OK.
    Redirect Replies

    The delivery options are updated to direct replies to the specified contact.

  7. Click Close.

    The email is now ready to send.

  8. Click Send.
    Redirect Replies

Now, when the recipient replies to the message, their response will be redirected to the contact you specified.