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Scheduled messages

Listserv now allows you to schedule a message for delivery in the future. This feature is only available using the web interface.

Scheduling a delayed message

  • Click on "List Management" in the Navigation bar.
  • Click on "List Dashboard".
  • Click the name of the list you wish to email. If you own many lists, you can enter part of the list name in the "Show Lists" box and then press the "Search" button to narrow the displayed lists down first.
  • On the right side of the page, click on "Post New Message" in the "Options" panel.
  • Click the "Show Advanced" button.
  • In the "Schedule Delivery" section, select "Deliver at Following Time" and choose the date and time (in 24 hour/military time) that you would like the message to be sent.
  • Fill in the "Subject" and "Message" sections.
  • Click the "Send Message" button.
  • Listserv will return the following message confirming that your scheduled post is pending.

    Your message will be posted to the <LISTNAME> list on <DATE> at <TIME>. Your message will appear momentarily in the pending messages table.

  • The pending message table is now displayed at the bottom of the page with your delayed message listed within.

Canceling a delayed message

  • Click on "List Management" in the Navigation bar.
  • Click on "List Dashboard".
  • Click the name of the list you wish to email. If you own many lists, you can enter part of the list name in the "Show Lists" box and then press the "Search" button to narrow the displayed lists down first.
  • On the right side of the page, click on "Post New Message" in the "Options" panel.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the subject of the pending message you wish to cancel.
  • Click the "Revoke" button.
  • A confirmation window will ask you to confirm that you want to cancel the delivery of the message. Click "OK" if you are sure you want to cancel the message.
  • Listserv will return the following message confirming that your scheduled post is pending.

    The scheduled message has been successfully canceled.

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