How to Add a Signature to Outlook 2013

Having a signature in your outbound emails is a great way to let the receiver know the best methods for contacting you and any other information you may want to share. Outlook 2013 offers an easy way to append a signature every time you create a new email and this guide is here to show you how to set it up.

How to Create a new Signature in Outlook 2013

In Outlook, click New Email at the upper left hand corner.

Outlook 2013 ribbon new email highlighted

Under the Message tab, click Signature and then click Signatures...

Outlook 2013 signature button

In the Signatures and Stationery window, click the New button under the Select signature to edit field.

Outlook 2013 signatures box

Type in a name for your signature and click OK. The name doesn’t really matter much so make it something simple like “Work Signature”.

Outlook 2016 Name New Signature Window

Select the newly created signature’s name under Select signature to edit (it should have a blue background).

Outlook 2013 select signature by name

Use the box under Edit signature to create your new signature.

Outlook 2013 edit signature box

Click the Save button in the box under Select signature to edit and then the Ok button at the far lower right when you’re finished.

Outlook 2013 save edited signature

To verify that you’ve added the signature correctly, simply start a new email. It should show up at the bottom of it.

Outlook 2013 new email example signature

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