Insert a Picture Into a Yahoo Mail Email Signature

Spice up your Yahoo Mail signature with graphics

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When you create an email signature in Yahoo Mail, it's appended to all your outgoing emails. Even with all the rich text formatting tools available, images cannot be added to your signature when using this method. You could insert pictures into your messages manually, but if you want to use a picture as your email signature so that it shows up each time you send emails, you have to go a different route.

How to Add a Picture to Yahoo Email Signatures

When you paste an image into the signature box, it is included in your signature. The trick is to access the photo from the right location.

  1. Open Yahoo Mail and select the Settings gear next to your name at the top of the screen.

    Screenshot of how to add a picture to Yahoo email signatures
  2. Choose Settings from the drop-down menu.

    Screenshot of the Settings drop-down menu in Yahoo Mail
  3. Select the Accounts tab.

    Screenshot of the Accounts / Email Address options in settings of Yahoo Mail
  4. In the Email addresses section, choose your email address.

  5. Select the Append a signature to the emails you send check box.

  6. Enter your name and any other text that will be part of the signature.

    Screenshot of Yahoo Mail signature settings
  7. Any photo you use in your signature must first be uploaded and accessible at an online hosting website. Upload it to a site such as Imgur or one of the many other hosting sites.

    The image should be small to look right at the bottom of an email. If it is large, resize it so that it fits better with your email signature.

  8. Go to the picture at the host site in a browser, right-click (or Control-click), then select Copy from the menu.

  9. Position the cursor in the signature box where you want the image to appear.

  10. Right-click and select Paste to place the image in the signature box.

    Screenshot of how to add a picture to Yahoo email signature
  11. Choose Save when you're finished with the signature.

  12. Open a new email in Yahoo to view your email signature.