How do I add, change, setup, install email signature Outlook Web App (OWA)
Install your HTML email signature in no time, following our easy instruction guide for installing your email signature in the Outlook Web App (OWA) (otherwise known as Outlook Office 365).
Create and customize your email signature using Email Signature Rescue. Once you have finished creating your email signature template, simply follow the steps below to have it set-up in the Outlook Web App (OWA) (otherwise known as Outlook Office 365) within minutes.
Install Guide: Outlook Web App (OWA)
Before you start
You will need:
- Your email signature file (.html file) open in your web browser, or be logged into your Email Signature Rescue account and open your email signature in Full Screen Preview.
- To be logged into your Outlook Web App (OWA) account.
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 open your HTML file directly from your Dashboard, by clicking on the Full Screen Preview button.
- If you have been emailed your HTML file, go to the email and open the file in your web browser.
- If you have your HTML file saved on your computer hard drive, navigate to where you have saved the HTML file and open with your web browser.
Don't have an email signature HTML file?
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IMPORTANT: Update 31st August 2016. We tested installing our email signatures directly into the Outlook Web App (OWA) today and there is no more character limit! You can now install your email signatures directly into the Outlook Web App (OWA) and there is no need to use our Browser Extension. This guide has been updated.
Install Guide1Step One
Login to your Outlook Web App (OWA) (otherwise known as Outlook Office 365) account online at https://outlook.office.com/owa/.2Step Two
Go to the Settings cog icon, located in the top right corner. Click on the settings icon to open it.3Step 3
Now that settings is open, type in "signature" into the search box to locate the email signature settings. Click on "Email Signature" to reveal the email signature settings.4Step Four
Switch over to your open email signature HTML file in your browser. Use Ctrl A (Windows) or Command A (Mac) to select all of your email signature. Use Ctrl C (Windows) or Command C (Mac) to copy the email signature. Now switch back to the Outlook Web App (OWA).5Step Five
Paste your email signature into the email signature settings box in Outlook Web App (OWA) using Ctrl V (Windows) or Command V (Mac). Press OK at the top of the settings to save.
Important: If you're using the Safari browser to open your email signature's HTML file, and you're having issues with your email signature formatting incorrectly when you paste it (eg. social media icons are stacking vertically), use the Chrome or Firefox browser instead.
That's it. Try your email signature now by composing an email to yourself or a friend!
If you have tried our Install Guide and Video Guide for installing your email signature into the Outlook Web App (OWA) (otherwise known as Outlook Office 365) and you run into any issues, please read through this troubleshooting guide before contacting Support for further help.
My email signature isn't inserting when I compose a new email
See step five on our install guide. There are two checkboxes in the email signature settings. You can check and uncheck to add/remove your email signature to new email messages, replies and forwards.
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.
My social media icons are stacking vertically or my email signature's format is changing when I paste it into the email signature settings
If you're using the Safari web browser to open your email signature's HTML file and you're having issues with your email signature formatting incorrectly when you paste it (eg. social media icons are stacking vertically), use the Chrome or Firefox browser instead. The Safari browser is known to have bugs to cause formatting issues.
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 and we will get back to you as soon as possible. If you're not a member and need help creating or installing your HTML email signature, consider joining Email Signature Rescue for direct assistance.