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Outlook 2010 - Create an Email Signature

This article explains how to create a personalized email signature.

  1. Open a new message. On the Message tab, in the Include group, click Signature, and then click Signatures.
  2. email signature

  3. On the E-mail Signature tab, click New.
  4. Type a name for the signature, and then click OK.
  5. In the Edit signature box, type the text that you want to include in the signature.
  6. To format the text, select the text, and then use the style and formatting buttons to select the options that you want.
  7. To add elements besides text, click where you want the element to appear, and then do any of the following:
  8. Options How to
    To add an electronic business card Click Business Card, and then click a contact in the Filed As list. Then click OK
    To add a hyperlink Click Insert Hyperlink, type in the information or browse to a hyperlink, click to select it, and then click OK
    To add a picture Click Picture, browse to a picture, click to select it, and then click OK. Common image file formats for pictures include .bmp, .gif, .jpg, and .png.
  9. To finish creating the signature, click OK.


The signature that you just created or modified won't appear in the currently open message; it must be inserted into the message.

Keywords:sig, footer   Doc ID:17917
Owner:Dan K.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2011-04-07 19:00 CDTUpdated:2017-04-08 15:44 CDT
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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