How to setup an email signature in Windows Live Mail
Install your HTML email signature in no time, following our easy instruction guide for installing your email signature in Windows Live Mail.
Create and customize your email signature using Email Signature Rescue. Once you have finished creating your Email Signature, simply follow the steps below to have it set-up in Windows Live Mail within minutes.
Before you start
You will need:
- Your email signature file (.html file) downloaded onto your computer.
- To have your Windows Live Mail open.
These are the instructions for the installed/desktop/pc version of Windows Live Mail (not Windows Mail).
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 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 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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Written Instructions1Step One
Open Windows Live Mail on your computer.2Step Two
Click on the blue file icon in the top left hand corner of the application to open a new drop down menu. Then select "Options" then "Mail" from the new menu.3Step Three
When the Options box opens, click on the Signature tab at the far right.4Step Four
On the Signature Settings screen, click New to create a new signature.5Step Five
Select the File radio button and then the Browse button to navigate to where you saved your Email Signature Rescue downloaded html file.
IMPORTANT! While you are browsing for your file, please make sure that you can open .html/.htm files by selecting this option from the dropdown box, otherwise you will not be able to see your html file when browsing.6Step Six
Now that you've selected your html file we want to ensure your signature is added to all emails automatically. On the top of your Options > Signatures window, tick the box that says Add signatures to all outgoing messages, then untick Don't add signatures to Replies and Forwards.
That's it. Try your email signature now by composing an email to yourself or a friend!
If you have tried our Written Instructions for installing your signature in Windows Live Mail and you run into any issues, please read through this troubleshooting guide before contacting Support for further help.
I can't find my signature when browsing for it
If you're unable to find your signature but believe you're looking in the right location, make sure you have changed the file type you're searching for to html/htm. You can do this from the bottom right of your window.
Still experiencing issues?
If you're a member of Email Signature Rescue, you can submit a ticket to our friendly support team who 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 assistance.