How to Remove the Signature from Emails on Your iPhone 5

The iPhone has an email setting where it will include a signature at the end of new emails that you write.

The default signature lets people know that you sent the message from your iPhone, which might not be something you want to advertise.

Our tutorial below will show you how to remove the signature from emails on your iPhone 5 so that you can simply send an email without any additional information beyond that which you include in the email body.

How to Get Rid of the iPhone Email Signature

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Choose Mail.
  3. Select Signature.
  4. Tap All Accounts or Per Account.
  5. Delete the existing signature.

Our guide continues below with additional information on how to remove the signature from emails on your iPhone 5, including pictures of these steps.

You can do an awful lot of things on your iPhone 5, often to the point where a lot of the computing and communication tasks you need to perform can be accomplished with only that device.

This includes viewing, writing, and responding to emails from an account that you have set up on the phone.

If you haven’t set up an email account on your iPhone 5 yet, you can do so by following Apple’s instructions here.

But once your email is working correctly, you might notice that the iPhone is including signature text at the end of any message that you write that says “Sent from my iPhone.”

While this is the default setting, you can change your email configuration so that this wording is not included.

Deleting or Editing the “Sent from my iPhone” Text On Your iPhone 5 (Guide with Pictures)

This is definitely a case of personal preference, but I find that my email recipients don’t need to know what device I am using to send them emails.

This is especially true if you are responding to work emails and don’t want your colleagues or contacts to know when you are using your phone instead of your computer.

So once you have decided that you want to delete or edit your signature, you can follow the steps below.

Step 1: Tap the Settings icon.

Open the iPhone 5 Settings menu
Open the iPhone 5 Settings menu

Step 2: Select the Mail, Contacts, Calendars option.

Select the "Mail, Contacts, Calendars" option
Select the “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” option

Step 3: Scroll down to the Signature option, then tap it once to select it.

select the "Signature" option
select the “Signature” option

Step 4: Choose the All Accounts option to set the same signature for every email account, or choose the Per Account option to set individual signatures for each account.

Set your signature
Set your signature

Step 5: Tap in the signature box, then either delete all of the text to completely remove the signature, or enter a new signature.

Note that you can make your signature multiple lines in length.

Once you have finished you can simply press the Home button to save your changes and exit the menu.

Now that you know how to remove the signature from emails on your iPhone 5, you can use this method anytime you want to change the extra information that this field ads to mail that you send from the device.

There are many other ways that you can customize the behavior and appearance of the email account on your iPhone 5. For example, you can easily delete an old or unwanted email account, or you can set a default email account if you have more than one on your device.

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