How to Create a Signature for your Outlook.com Email Address

The rollout of Microsoft’s new Outlook.com email system has generated a lot of buzz among people that are looking for a fast, simple new solution for managing their emails. Plus, as a bonus, many of your first choices for email accounts might still be available. But this is not just a basic email service – Outlook.com is meant to be a direct competitor with some of the biggest names in email hosting, and this means offering a variety of ways to customize your account. One of the things that you can do after creating your account is learn how to create a signature for your Outlook.com email address. This will enable you to automatically add a signature at the end of every email message that you send.

 

Outlook.com Email Signature

 

Microsoft’s regular Outlook program is popular because of the amount of customization that you can apply to your emails. While the free, online version of Outlook.com does not include this much in depth customization, it does allow you to make more of the popular adjustments, including the addition of a signature. But if you do need all of the options offered in the installable version of Outlook, you can still buy it at Amazon.

 

Step 1: Open a Web browser window, then navigate to Outlook.com.

Step 2: Type your Outlook address and password into their respective fields, then click the Sign In button.

Step 3: Click the gear icon at the top-right corner of the window, then click the More Mail Settings option.

outlook more mail settings

 

Step 4: Click the Message font and signature link under the Writing emails section of the window.

message font and signature menu

 

Step 5: Type your signature into the box under Personal signature at the bottom of the window. Note that there are different options in the toolbar above this box that allow you to change the text and font of the data that you are typing.

how to create a signature for your outlook.com email address

 

Step 6: Click the blue Save button when you have finished entering your signature.

 

The next time you go to write an email, you will notice that the signature is automatically added at the bottom of the message.

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