Gmail Email Signature Installation Instructions

Warning: (Mac Users) The Safari Browser Cannot Be Used

To properly support an HTML email signature, the Safari web browser cannot be used for your signature installation. The formatting will turn out wrong if Safari is used to open and copy the signature.


Part 1 - Copying Your Signature to Your Clipboard

Note: If you don’t currently have your signature open in a browser tab, display it now:

  

In the tab with your signature, press Ctrl-A then Ctrl-C - this will select your entire signature and then copy it to your clipboard.

Note: Mac users will use Command-A and Command-C.

Part 2 - Gmail Signature Setup Instructions

1. Sign into Gmail and click the GEAR icon in the upper right. The click SEE ALL SETTINGS.

email signature gmail instructions 1

2. Scroll down to the “SIGNATURE” section, and click CREATE NEW.

email signature gmail instructions 2

3. Type in a name for your signature and then click CREATE.

email signature gmail instructions 3

4. Click your cursor into the signature dialog box and then PASTE (Ctrl-V) your signature there.

email signature gmail instructions 4

Note: DO not edit your signature after pasting it in - EDITING IT MAY BREAK SOME OF ITS FUNCTIONALITY!

5. Set your signature to be used for both NEW messages and for REPLIES, and check the “Insert signature before quoted text…” box.

email signature gmail instructions 5

6. Scroll down to the bottom of the “Settings” page and click SAVE CHANGES.

email signature gmail instructions 6

Note: Hyperlinks in email never work while you are composing or responding to a message. To test your links, compose a message to yourself, and try the links when you have received it and are reading it.