How to Set Up Your Yahoo Mail Signature

Personalize messages you send via Yahoo Mail

Yahoo! Mail Basic Screenshot
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Yahoo Mail supports email signatures, which are automatically appended to the bottom of every new message you create. You can even include formatted text, images, and links in your signature.

Information in this article applies to the web version of Yahoo Mail as well as the Yahoo Mail mobile app for Android and iOS.

How to Create a Yahoo Mail Signature

To add a signature to your messages using the web version of Yahoo Mail:

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

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

    Select Accounts.
  3. Select your Yahoo Mail account.

    Select your Yahoo Mail account.
  4. Scroll down and create your signature in the text box.

    Scroll down and create your signature in the text box.

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

  5. Select Save.

How to Disable Your Yahoo Mail Signature

If you no longer want to automatically include a signature in your emails, return to the signature settings and uncheck the box beside Append a signature to the emails you send. Your signature will still be saved in case you want to reactivate it later. 

How to Add Email Signatures in the Yahoo Mail App

To add a signature to your messages using the Yahoo Mail app:

  1. Open the Yahoo Mail app and tap the hamburger icon (the three stacked lines) in the upper-left corner.

    Open the Yahoo Mail app and tap the hamburger icon in the upper-left corner.
  2. Tap Settings.

    Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down and tap Signatures

    Scroll down and tap Signatures.
  4. Tap the switch in the upper-right corner of the screen to enable email signatures.

    Tap the switch in the upper-right corner of the screen to enable email signatures.
  5. Tap the text box below your email address to edit the default message.

    Tap the text box below your email address to edit the default message.
  6. Tap Done or Back to save your signature.