Tech Tip: Add a signature to your email in Outlook or Thunderbird

Adding a signature to your email can save you the hassle of typing the same information over and over with each email. It also adds a touch of authenticity and professionalism to the email message. Most popular email clients allow you to add a signature that you can customize with plain text, pictures or HTML. This tip focuses on adding a signature using Microsoft Outlook and Mozilla Thunderbird.

Adding signature to Microsoft Outlook 2010  (Windows)

Open Microsoft Outlook 2010 and follow these steps:

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  1. Click on File menu at top left of Outlook
  2. Click on Options button in the left panel
  3. Click on Mail button in the left panel
  4. Click Signatures… button in right panel
  5. Click on New button in the Signatures and Stationery dialog box
  6. Name your signature and add text and/or pictures
  7. Select your new signature as the default for new email messages and replies/forwards

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Adding signature to Mozilla Thunderbird v. 17.08 (Windows)

Open Mozilla Thinderbird and follow these steps:Email Signature Thunderbird 1

  1. Click on Tools
  2. Click on Account Settings…
  3. Select your account name in the left panel
  4. Add your signature to the signature box in the right panel or choose a text, HTML or image file to use as your signature

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Last Updated on September 4, 2015 by Nathan Vidal

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