Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
The Delivery Receipt options are only as reliable as the recipient wants them to be. In
most cases the recipient is required to allow a receipt to be sent to the original sender.
If the recipient doesn’t allow this, then the sender won’t be notified.
If you want to make sure that your recipients receive the document to review at a specific
time—perhaps at the start of a fundraising drive or the public release of software—you can
delay its delivery using the Do Not Deliver Before option. You can also use this feature to
create a number of different e-mail messages and set them all to be delivered at the same
On the Options tab in the message window, click Delay Delivery in the More Options
group. The Properties dialog box appears, in which you can specify when you want the
message to go out (see Figure 21-18).
Figure 21-18 Specify when you want a delayed message to be delivered by setting options in
the Message Options dialog box.
In the Delivery Options area of the Message Options dialog box, click the Do Not Deliver
Before arrow and choose the date on which you want the message to be delivered. Next,
click the time field and choose the appropriate time from the list. Click Close to save your
settings; if Outlook 2010 is running when the message is scheduled to be sent, the message
will be delivered after the date and time you specified.