How to Add an Email Signature in Hotmail / Outlook.Com

Step 1:

Once you are ready to set up your email signature, log into your Hotmail / Outlook.com email account using a web browser. At the top right, click the settings icon. In the search section, type in “Email Signature” and click on the first result.

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Step 2:

You will then see the Email Signature section in the middle of the screen. Type in a name for your signature (if there isn’t already one), and then paste your new or updated email signature in the text box provided. Select the default signature to use for new messages and replies/forwards.

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Step 3:

Scroll down to the Message Format section. Check that “Compose messages in” is set to “HTML” and not “Plain Text”.

Click Save at the bottom of the page.

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Click to compose a new email and see your new signature in action!

4 Replies to “How to Add an Email Signature in Hotmail / Outlook.Com”

  1. I did everything need to be done and email signature still gone after one or 2 days. How do i make it stay all the time ?

    1. Hi Lana,

      When you say the signature is gone after a couple of days, do you mean the whole signature or just images are not displayed? If you could send through a screenshot to [email protected] that would be helpful and we will be able to respond to your issue.

    1. Hi Genevieve,

      Thanks for letting us know. We will update the installation instructions within the next couple of days.

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