How to Set Up Your Yahoo Mail Signature

Personalize messages you send from Yahoo Mail

What to Know

  • Set up your signature in Yahoo on the web: In Yahoo Mail, select the gear icon and choose Settings > Accounts.
  • Under Email addresses, select the Yahoo mail field.
  • In the Signature box, enter the text for your signature and format it as desired. Choose Save.

This article explains how to set up your Yahoo Mail signature in a web browser. It also includes information on setting up a signature using the Yahoo app for iOS or Android.

How to Set Up a Yahoo Mail Signature

Yahoo Mail supports email signatures that are automatically appended to the bottom of every new message you create. You can even include formatted text, images, and links in your signature. Personalize new emails and reply messages with your contact information, a favorite quote, social media links, and more. Here's how to do it in a web browser.

  1. Select the gear in the upper-right corner of the window and choose Settings.

    Settings menu item in Yahoo Mail
  2. Select Accounts.

    Accounts button in Yahoo Mail
  3. In the Email addresses section, select the Yahoo Mail field.

    Yahoo account in Yahoo Mail
  4. In the Signature text box, enter the text for your signature. Format the text using the icons above the text field

    Signature field in Yahoo Mail

    Yahoo Basic Mail doesn't support text formatting options for emails or signatures. Your email signature is displayed in plain text instead.

  5. Select Save.

How to Disable Your Yahoo Mail Signature

If you no longer want to include a signature in your emails automatically, disable the setting.

  1. Return to the signature settings.

  2. Clear the Append a signature to the emails you send checkbox. Your signature will still be saved in case you want to reactivate it later. 

How to Add Email Signatures in the Yahoo Mail App

You can add contact information or other signature items using the Yahoo Mail app.

  1. Open the Yahoo Mail app and tap the hamburger icon or your picture in the upper-left corner.

  2. Select Settings.

  3. Scroll down and select Signatures in the General section.

    Yahoo Mail app settings.
  4. Turn on the Customize for each account toggle switch to enable email signatures.

  5. In the text box below your email address, edit the default message.

  6. Select Done or Back to save the signature.

    Customizing signature in the Yahoo Mail app.
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