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How to install your HTML email signature in Spark

Install your HTML email signature in Spark on MacOS no time! This article includes our easy step by step HTML email signature install guide, screenshots, videos and troubleshooting FAQ.

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Before you start

Before you start


Next Step

Click on our Install: Step-by-Step Guide below to follow our written installation guide with screenshots.

If you run into any issues during your HTML email signature installation in Spark, please see the Troubleshooting FAQ for frequently asked questions, before contacting support through your member account.

Install: Step-by-Step Guide

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Step One

Open your email signature in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

If you're logged into your Email Signature Rescue account then you can view your email signature in Full Screen Preview.

IMPORTANT: Use only the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox web browser. Do not use the Safari web browser to copy your email signature from as there is a bug in Safari that will cause your images to stack vertically.


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Step Two

Now that your email signature is open in a new window, press Cmd + A to highlight the signature, then press Cmd + C to copy the signature.

NOTE: Do not use your mouse to highlight your signature, use the key command. Using your mouse may result in you missing out on some code which will cause issues with formatting.

highlight your signature and copy

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Step Three

Switch to Spark Mail and from the toolbar select Spark > Preferences.

select Spark then Preferences

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Step Four

From the Preferences window you will see tabs listed across the top, select Signatures.


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Step Five

On the left hand side you will find your signature list. Click the + icon at the bottom to add a new signature. Click inside the signature window and press Cmd + V to paste your copied email signature.


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Step Six

Now that your signature has been pasted, click the Default for button and select your email account.


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Step Seven

Click Save, close out of your preferences and compose a new email. Your signature will now be automatically inserted into your emails.


Congratulations! Your email signature is now installed and ready to use!

Troubleshooting: FAQ

If you have tried our Written Instructions for installing your signature into Spark Mail App and you run into any issues, please read through this troubleshooting guide before contacting Support for further help.


My images are stacked under one another instead of side-by-side

This issue occurs when copying your email signature from Safari. If you're experiencing this, you will need to open your email signature's HTML file in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox (or be logged into your Email Signature Rescue account using Chrome or Firefox if copying from Fullscreen Preview) then copy the signature from there.


My email signature doesn't look right when I paste it or send an email

More than likely, you have used your mouse to highlight the html email signature file in the browser. Don't use your mouse, only use Cmd + A (hold the Cmd key and press A at the same time) to select all of your email signature. If you use your mouse, you may miss out on some of the vital code needed to make your signature work correctly.

Another cause to this could be that you've used Safari to copy your email signature from and not Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Using Safari will cause formatting issues. To resolve this, install Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox from our Before You Start screen and copy your signature from one of these browsers instead.


I am composing an email and I can't click on any links or social media icons

In compose mode, most email programs won't allow you to use the links in your email signature. Check to see if your email signature has been installed correctly by sending a test email to yourself instead. The links and social media icons should work when you receive the email.


Need more help?

Please contact our Member Support Team through your Email Signature Rescue account using the red help button for direct assistance.

Troubleshooting: Where do I find my HTML email signature file?

Where do I find my HTML email signature file?

  • If you are an Email Signature Rescue member and are logged into your account, you can download your HTML file directly from your Dashboard, by clicking on the Download button.
  • If you have been emailed your HTML file, go to the email and open the file in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
  • If you have your HTML file saved on your computer hard drive, navigate to where you have saved the HTML file and open with Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

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