Schedule Email in New Outlook (Desktop Application)

Procedure

Microsoft Outlook allows you to time the delivery of your emails. You can delay the delivery of an individual email for a certain amount of time, even after you hit the Send button. 

Note: This feature is available only on New Outlook for Windows. The steps mentioned here would not work on Outlooks web version. 
  1. Start composing a new email by clicking the New email icon.
    • A separate window will appear within the Outlook window where you can begin composing your email (your email needs to be drafted completely before scheduling.) 

Outlook Application highlighting New Mail Menu

  1. From the "Options" tab, locate and click the  Schedule send icon.
    • A separate window will open offering two pre schedule date/ time. ​​​​​​​

Outlook Application highlighting Schedule Send icon

  1. Select your preferred send date/ time by clicking Custom time.

    Schedule Send window with two premade options to select from.
  2. Under "Set custom date and time", you can set your scheduled message > Send.
    Set custom date and time calendar and clock

Note: Scheduled emails remain in Draft. To reschedule follow the steps as above or delete from drafts to cancel.  
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