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. You can make liberal use of all the rich text formatting tools available, but you cannot add images to your signature when using this method.

You can 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 Insert a Picture into Your Yahoo Mail Signature

  1. Open Yahoo Mail. Click or tap the Settings gear next to your name at the top of the screen.

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  2. Choose Settings from the drop-down menu.

    Screenshot of the Settings drop-down menu in Yahoo Mail
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  3. Go to the Accounts tab and select it. Choose your email address under the Email addresses section.

    Screenshot of the Accounts / Email Address options in settings of Yahoo Mail
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  4. Put a check in the box next to Append a signature to the emails you send. Type your name and any other text that will be part of the signature.

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  5. 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. Go to the picture at the host site in a browser and right-click (or Control-click) it and select Copy from the menu.

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

  6. Position the cursor in the signature box where you want the image to appear. Right-click and select Paste to place the image in the signature box.

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  7. Choose the Save button when you've finished with the signature. Open a new email in Yahoo to view the email signature.