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How to set Auto-response in Contact Form 7

Contact Form 7

You can use Auto responder that is built inside the Contact Form 7. When the user sends a mail from your website, another mail is send to the user instantly and you can customize what you want in the Auto responder just like you customize the Mail.

Go to Dashboard and click your Contact form 1 title and go to the Mail tab.

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Figure 1: Screenshot of the Mail tab in the Contact-Form-7 plugin page.

Scroll down and Check the box Use Mail (2) which will open a fields of option.

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Figure 2: Screenshot of the Mail tab where Use Mail (2) is turned on in the Contact-Form-7 plugin page.

Add your details, Once done. Click the save button at the end to make the changes.

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Figure 3: Screenshot of the expanded Mail tab for the Use Mail (2) in the Contact-Form-7 plugin page.

Go to the front end and test it out. In the field that says Your Email (required) is the where the auto response will be send. So enter a valid email id. Make sure your Contact Form 7 is configured with Valid email id to receive mails.

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Figure 4: Screenshot of the front end form in the Browser where the form fields are filled.

You should get a Mail from the Contact Form 7 to your Mail. And also you can see another mail is send to the Sender

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Figure 5: Screenshot of the split screen gmail page where email is received and the auto response is send.
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