Alerts that someone in the group is answering an email

Ellen Crouch 1 Reputation point

Hi - I have created several email groups for our business, however on several occasions, multiple people in the group will be responding to the same email and wasting time. Is there a way to set up and alert, or flag that will notify the group that you are answering an email and they can move on to the next one?

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  1. ChristyZhang-MSFT 21,591 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Ellen Crouch ,

    Welcome to our forum!

    Are you using Outlook desktop client?
    According to your description, I notice that you are sending emails to a group, and you want the first person to reply to the email, and then the second person to reply to the email replied by the first person, repeat the past, right?

    If so, as I know, there is no reminder or flag can be set in the mailbox of other recipients in outlook. As a workaround, it's suggested that you could let the recipient choose "Reply All" when replying to the email, and then reply to the reply email of the previous person one by one.

    Hope to help you!

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