Create and insert a signature in Gmail

The signature attached to your emails can be customised to reflect your personal tastes, your company logo, or a particular mood. Signatures can contain text, links, and pictures; for example, you can create a signature for a business email that includes your name, job title, phone number, and company logo or photo.

Here's an example:

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You can add signatures manually to individual email messages, or you can have a signature automatically added to every message that you send.


Create an email signature on Gmail

1. In Gmail “Cog Menu“ in the upper right hand corner, select Settings.

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2. In General scroll to the bottom of the page to the signature area.

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3. Open your new custom made Signatures’ .HTML file in a web browser (Chrome, Safari, Firefox) and select the entire Signature by using Select All [Command + A (⌘ + A)]and then Copy [Command + C (⌘ + C)] and then Paste [Command + V (⌘ + V)] the Signature in the new signature area. If you signature appear to be missing images or looks funny, do not be alarmed 😧.

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4. Make sure you check “Insert this signature before quoted text in replies and remove the "--" line that precedes it.“

4. Save changes at the bottom of the screen.

5. Congratulations you are all set up and ready to go! Just start a new email or Reply/Forward to any email and your new signature will appear!

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