To create a rule to 'send a Read Receipt' in outlook 2003

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I would like to create a rule in outlook 2003,
so when i read a mail from a specific contact, i would like send a Read Receipt confirmation.
Can u pls help me on this.

Diane Poremsky

Senior Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 32 bit
Email Account
Office 365 Exchange
You can't send a read receipt to someone unless they ask for one and you allow all RR to be returned. You could send automatic replies, but they are sent when the mail arrives, not when you read it. You'll need to send read confirmation yourself by hitting reply and telling the person you read it.