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, select Options.

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Step 2:

In the left expandable menu under Mail, then layout, select Email signature.

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Step 3:

Paste your new or updated email signature in the text box provided, and select the 2 check boxes above to include your email signature on new messages, forwards and replies. Click Save at the top of the page.

Step 4:

Be sure that emails are being sent in HTML format and not plain text format. In the left expandable menu under Mail, then layout, select Message format. Check that “Compose messages in this fomat” is set to “HTML” and not “Plain Text”. Click Save at the top of the page.

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

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

    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 support@gimm.io that would be helpful and we will be able to respond to your issue.

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