How to Set Up Your Yahoo Mail Signature

Personalize messages you send via Yahoo Mail

Laptop with Yahoo signature dialog on screen


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.

    Settings menu item in Yahoo Mail
  2. Select Accounts.

    Accounts button in Yahoo Mail
  3. Select your Yahoo Mail account.

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

    Signature field in Yahoo Mail

    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.

    Hamburger icon in Yahoo Mail for Android
  2. Tap Settings.

    Settings button in Android Yahoo Mail
  3. Scroll down and tap Signatures

    Signatures in Yahoo Mail for Android settings
  4. Tap the switch in the upper-right corner of the screen to enable email signatures.

    Signatures toggle in Android Yahoo Mail
  5. Tap the text box below your email address to edit the default message.

    Signature editing in Yahoo Mail for Android
  6. Tap Done or Back to save your signature.