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About Outlook Web App (OWA)

To submit an FAQ about OWA, visit http://www.ohio.edu/oitech.

What is OWA?

OWA (Outlook Web App) is the online companion to Microsoft Office Outlook. 

Why is some content blocked and what can I do to see it?

HTML content is blocked. A message like the one below will display with the directions on how to make the blocked content viewable.


How do I create vacation messages?

  • Under the gear icon at the top of the page, click Options 
  • Within Mail Options, click 'Automatic Replies' in the navigation pane on the left.
  • Select 'Send Automatic Replies' and the form elements will become available so you can compose your message. You have the option of sending different messages to different groups. You may set both a start and end time for your auto-replies.
  • Click the Save button at the top of the page.

I often send emails to the same group of people. How do I create a group?

To create a group, use the down-arrow next to the New Contact icon and select 'Group'. Follow the instructions to create your group.