How to create auto responses with Gmail templates


How can you create auto responses with Gmail templates using filters.


  • Gmail settings


  1. First you must enable Gmail templates  within the user's account Gmail interface  and click on the top right Gear icon for settings > See all settings > Advanced > Templates > Enable > Save changes.
  2. Open Gmail and click Compose.
  3. In the Compose window, enter your template text.
  4. Click More > Templates.
  5. Choose an option:
  6. To create a new template, click Save draft as template > Save as new template.
  7. To change a previously saved template, click Save draft as template and under Overwrite Template, choose a template and click Save to overwrite it.
  8. (Optional) To send an email, compose your message and click Send.
  9. You can go to the top of the page in your Gmail service and click within within the Search bar that says Search in mail on the right side there is an icon for Settings.
  10. The filter creation drop down comes up, and you can specify under the From field the sender's email address.
  11. Check the box that says Has attachments.
  12. Click Create filter and check the box for Send template and select from the drop down the template you have previously created.
  13. Click on the Blue button that says Create filter to create the filter.


To create auto responses for emails that include attachments or no attachments.