How to install your HTML email signature in Outlook for Mac 2019
Install your HTML email signature in no time! Use our signature installer app or follow our guides to install your email signature in Outlook for Mac 2019.
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Before you start
Before you start:
- You need to have either your email signature key or your HTML signature file available.
Which installation option should I choose?
Signature Installer App for macOS (Recommended)
If you're an Email Signature Rescue member, you will have a signature key and a HTML email signature file. You should use our signature installer app as it makes the installation process simple and prevents user error during install.
The bonus of using the signature installer app is that it features auto-update functionality and will automatically update your signature in your email client whenever changes are made to it via Email Signature Rescue, preventing the need to re-install.
If you have a html signature file then you can follow the Basic Guide if desired.
The Basic Guide is a simple installation which requires you to copy your email signature from your web browser and pasting it into your Outlook for Mac 2019 email client with the source formatting.
If you run into any issues during your HTML email signature installation in Outlook for Mac 2019, please see the Troubleshooting FAQ before contacting support through your member account.
Install: Signature Installer App
Installing your email signature via the app
Install your email signature once, then never worry again. Our signature installer app for macOS features auto-update functionality which syncs your email signature with our software, allowing it to automatically update when changes are made from your Email Signature Rescue account.
Open the Email Signature Rescue Installer app and click the ( + ) button to add a new signature.
Select your email client.
Select the email account you want to install your email signature into.
Paste your email signature key. If you have HTML file instead of a key, click Use File, then click and select your saved HTML email signature file.
Select to insert for replies/forwards if you would like, then click Install Signature.
The app will install your email signature into your email client for you, and automatically update it if changes are made to it by the Email Signature Rescue account holder.
Installer app not working?
You can report an issue with our macOS Installer App here or via the app.
Install: Basic Guide (Copy & Paste)
Our Basic Guide
Open your email signature in your web browser and press Cmd + A to select the signature, then press Cmd + C to copy it.
Switch to Outlook for Mac 2019 and from the top toolbar, select Outlook > Preferences.
From your Outlook Preferences window, select Signatures.
With your Signatures window open, go ahead and create a new signature by clicking the + icon.
Enter a name for your email signature, then delete the text below and press Cmd + V to paste your copied email signature.
Once your email signature has been pasted, you should see a clipboard icon at the bottom right of it, you may need to hover over the signature for it to appear. Click the clipboard and select Keep Source Formatting. This will ensure that your email signature uses our code and doesn't re-format back to using Outlook's code.
Close out of the window and click Save Changes. Then set your new email signature as your default in the bottom of the Signatures window.
Congratulations! Your email signature is now installed and ready to use!
If you're experiencing any issues installing your email signature within Outlook for Mac 2019, you'll likely be able to find a resolution here.
My email signature isn't displaying correctly
If you've been attempting to install your email signature in Outlook for Mac 2019 only to notice that you keep experiencing formatting issues, don't worry because you're not alone. Up until recently there was no way to resolve this issue, however, now you can install your email signature perfectly within Outlook for Mac 2019! Simply download our new ESR Signature Installer App and you'll be setup in just seconds.
If you'd like to find out more information about Outlook for Mac 2016's formatting issues, read our article here.
I'm experiencing issues with the ESR Signature Installer App
Although we've thoroughly tested it, the ESR Signature Installer App is still in BETA so it's possible that you may experience some issues. If you do come across any issues when using the app, please get in touch with our friendly support team.
Still experiencing issues?
If you're a member of Email Signature Rescue, you can submit a ticket to our friendly support team through your member account using the red help button. If you're not a member and need help creating or installing your HTML email signature, consider joining Email Signature Rescue for assistance.
Troubleshooting: Where do I find my email signature key?
- If you are an Email Signature Rescue member and are logged into your account, you can find your key on your dashboard.
- If you have been emailed your signature key, go to the email and you'll find your 12 character key there.
- If your email signature is managed by an account administrator or reseller, please get in touch with them and have them supply you with your signature key.
Troubleshooting: Where do I find my email signature HTML file?
- If you are an Email Signature Rescue member and are logged into your account, you can download your HTML file from your dashboard or view it by selecting Full Screen Preview.
- If you have been emailed your signature file, open the email and you'll find it attached.
- If your email signature is managed by an account administrator or reseller, please get in touch with them and have them supply you with your signature file.