Before you start
You may need to prevent an automated review cycle from launching automatically if the rule is configured to auto-launch cycles. For example, if you don't want a review to launch until the reviewee returns from vacation. After canceling auto-launch the review cycle will become a draft. You can verify, create, and launch the draft at a time of your choosing with the click of a button.
Cancel automatic launch
Step 1: Navigate to the Admin > Reviews > Auditing page > Automated Rules tab
Step 2: Select the Automated rule that contains the review cycle you want to prevent from launching
Step 3: Use the ellipsis ... button and then select Don't launch automatically