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Signatures in Yahoo Mail

Want the emails you send to include important contact information, a meaningful quote, or a personalized message? Create a signature and express yourself.

What's a signature?

A signature is a way to include the same details on all your sent messages.

Possible things to include in a signature:

  • Your name, phone number, and other contact information.
  • A link to your website.
  • A personalized note to your recipients.

Adding a signature

  1. Mouse over the Settings menu icon Gear Icon | select Settings.
  2. Click Writing email.
  3. Select the type of signature you want:
    • Don't use a signature - Your outgoing messages won't contain a signature.
    • Show a plain text signature - Your signature won't contain formatting.
    • Show a rich text signature - Your signature can utilize any of the rich text options in the toolbar.
  4. Enter your signature in the text field.
  5. Click Save.

Editing a signature

  1. Mouse over the Settings menu icon Gear Icon | select Settings.
  2. Click Writing email.
  3. Make your edits in the text field.
  4. Click Save

Disabling a signature

  1. Mouse over the Settings menu icon Gear Icon | select Settings.
  2. Click Writing email.
  3. From the Signature drop-down menu, select Don't use a signature.
  4. Click Save.

Steps for Basic Mail

If you're in the Basic Mail interface of Yahoo Mail, you can still add, edit, and disable a plain text signature.

Adding a signature

  1. Click the Settings Menu drop-down box.
  2. Select Options.
  3. Click Go.
  4. Click Signature in the left column.
  5. Select Show a signature on all outgoing messages.
  6. Enter your signature in the text field.
    - Text formatting options aren't available in Basic Mail.
  7. Click Save.

Editing a signature

  1. Click the Settings Menu drop-down box.
  2. Select Options.
  3. Click Go.
  4. Click Signature in the left column.
  5. Edit your signature in the text field.
    - Text formatting options aren't available in Basic Mail.
  6. Click Save.

Disabling a signature

  1. Click the Settings Menu drop-down box.
  2. Select Options.
  3. Click Go.
  4. Click Signature in the left column.
  5. Select Do not use a signature.
  6. Click Save.

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