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Create an Outlook.com Signature

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If you’re looking to get a personal email signature in Outlook.com, you’ve come to the right place.

It’s actually pretty easy to create an Outlook.com signature that will provide recipients with all of your contact details. All you need to do is follow the simple guide below.

  1. Launch Outlook.com.
  2. In the top-right hand corner of the screen, click Settings (the gear icon).
  3. Click View all Outlook settings: Go to Settings to create an Outlook.com signature
  4. Select Email and then Compose and reply in the Settings window: Go to Email -> Compose and reply
  5. You will now see an Email signature section. Type in the contact details you want to include in your new signature. To learn more about what information you should include, visit this helpful guide. Add your Outlook.com contact details
  6. Now you need to decide how your signature will be applied to any emails you send via Outlook.com. You can choose from the following:
    • Automatically include my signature on new messages that I compose;
    • Automatically include my signature on messages I forward or reply to.
    We recommend that you at least choose the first option. Decide how your Outlook.com signature is to be applied
  7. Click Save and you’re done. Your Outlook.com signature will now be applied according to the settings you selected.

Need additional help?

If you want to create a more complex personal email signature for Outlook.com, check out this free email signature generator.

If you are using the desktop version of Outlook or Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365), refer to the articles listed below:

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