How do I manage my email signature in the AOL software?

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How do I manage my email signature in the AOL software?

The AOL software allows you to create up to 5 email signatures. You can add both text and pictures to your signature. You can also set one of your signatures as the default signature, which will be added automatically to the end of every email that you compose. Click the link corresponding to the version of the AOL software you use for instructions on how to set up an email signature.

Note: If you are using AOL WebMail, please read our online help article How do I create or modify an email signature on AOL WebMail?

AOL 9.0 or higher

To create an email signature in AOL 9.0 or higher

1. Sign on to the AOL software, and then click Write.

2. On the bottom right of the Write Mail window, click the Signatures drop-down menu, and then click Set Up Signatures.

3. The Set up Signatures window appears. Click Create.

4. The Create Signature window appears. In the Signature Name box, type a name for the signature (for example, work, home, or mailing list).

5. In the Signature box, type the text that you want to use as your signature. You can add text styling features like a different font or font color from the style toolbar. You can add pictures/images (of the following types: .bmp, .jpg, .gif, or .art) by using the camera icon; you can add favorites by using the heart icon.

Note: Ensure that the Signature box is not left empty. If you leave the Signature box empty and forward an email to your buddy, your buddy may receive a blank email.

6. Click OK.

7. Close all open windows.

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To modify an email signature in AOL 9.0 or higher

1. Sign on to the AOL software. Click Write.

2. On the bottom right of the Write Mail window, click the Signatures drop-down menu, and then click Set Up Signatures.

3. The Set up Signatures window appears. Select the signature that you want to modify, and then click Edit.

4. The Edit Signature window appears. In the Signature Name box, modify the name if required.

5. In the Signature box, modify the content (text/image/hyperlink), and then click OK.

Note: Ensure that the Signature box is not left empty. If you leave the Signature box empty and forward an email to your buddy, your buddy may receive a blank email.

6. Close all open windows.

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To delete an email signature in AOL 9.0 or higher

1. Sign on to the AOL software. Click Write.

2. On the bottom right of the Write Mail window, click the Signatures drop-down menu, and then click Set Up Signatures.

3. The Set up Signatures window appears. Select the signature that you want to delete, and then click Delete.

4. Click Yes to confirm the deletion.

5. Close all open windows.

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AOL 8.0 or lower

To create an email signature in AOL 8.0 Plus or lower

1. Sign on to the AOL software, click the Mail menu, and then click Mail Signatures or Set Mail Signatures.

2. The Set up Signatures window appears. Click Create.

3. In the Signature Name box, type a name for the signature (for example, Work).

4. In the Signature box, type the text that you want to use as your signature. You can add text styling features like a different font or font color from the style toolbar. Also, you can add pictures/images (of the following types: .bmp, .jpg, .gif, or .art) to your signature by using the camera icon.

Note: Ensure that the Signature box is not left empty. If you leave the Signature box empty and forward an email to your buddy, your buddy may receive a blank email.

6. Click OK.

7. Close all open windows.

Additionally, here is a Tip

To modify an email signature in AOL 8.0 Plus or lower

1. Sign on to the AOL software, click the Mail menu, and then click Mail Signatures or Set Mail Signatures.

2. The Set up Signatures window appears. Select the signature that you want to modify, and then click Edit.

3. The Edit Signature window appears. In the Signature Name box, modify the name if required.

4. In the Signature box, modify the content (text/image/hyperlink), and then click OK.

Note: Ensure that the Signature box is not left empty. If you leave the Signature box empty and forward an email to your buddy, your buddy may receive a blank email.

5. Close all open windows.

Additionally, here is a Tip

To delete an email signature in AOL 8.0 Plus or lower

1. Sign on to the AOL software, click the Mail menu, and then click Mail Signatures or Set Mail Signatures.

2. The Set up Signatures window appears. Select the signature that you want to delete, and then click Delete.

3. Click Yes to confirm the deletion.

4. Close all open windows.

Tips: You can insert a hyperlink in your signature. To do so, right-click anywhere within the Signature box, click Insert a Hyperlink, enter the description and Internet address (URL), and then click OK.

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Last updated: 01-02-2013
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