The only thing worse than returning to school to find an bursting-at-the-seams inbox is finding it filled with emails from angry people wondering why you haven’t responded. The solution? Set up a vacation responder which will auto-reply with your customized “out of the office” message to incoming emails. Then, step away from your email account and spend some time with family and friends.
The first graphic demonstrates the process when accessing GMail on the web. See further down this post for the process when using the GMail app.
Using the GMail app