How to Stop Including Signatures on Replies in Outlook 2013

A signature in Outlook 2013 is meant to be a convenient way to provide relevant contact information to the people with whom you communicate through email. You can customize signatures to include a lot of different things, even pictures, which can make it one of the most important aspects of the emails that you create.

The Outlook 2013 signature can be modified in other ways, though, including when it is or is not used. If you find that Outlook is including your signature on every new email, reply, or forwarded message that you send, then you may be looking for a way to change that. Our tutorial below will show you how to configure your signature so that it is only included when you create new emails in the program.

Only Add a Signature to New messages in Outlook 2013

The steps in the article below will assume that your Outlook 2013 installation is currently including an email signature on new messages, replies, and forwards that you send to your contacts or distribution lists. Once we have finished the steps below, Outlook 2013 will only be including a signature on new messages that you create.

Step 1: Open Outlook 2013.

Step 2: Click the New Email button at the top-left corner of the window.

create a new email

Step 3: Click the Signature button in the Include section of the ribbon, then click the Signatures option.

open the outlook 2013 signatures menu

Step 4: Select your signature from the list at the left side of the window, then click the drop-down menu to the right of Replies/forwards and click the [none] option. You can then click the OK button at the bottom of the window.

stop sending outlook 2013 signature with replies and forwards

You can read this article to learn about additional ways to customize your Outlook 2013 signature, such as adding a a Web page link. newsletter

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