How to create an Email Signature in Hotmail?

Hotmail was the first free email service which was launched by Microsoft. This is now a part of Windows Live group of applications and contains many interactive features. You can insert email signatures, redirect your emails automatically in specific folders, play sounds and emoticons in chat etc. It’s very easy to add email signatures in Hotmail by using few simple options.

Follow through the following steps to learn How to create an Email Signature in Hotmail.


Step # 1 – Login to your Hotmail Account

In order to create an email signature, first of all open the URL: www.hotmail.com. Now enter your email address and password then click on the Sign in button and login to your email account.

Signing in to the hotmail

Step # 2 – Go to the Options

On the home page of your hotmail email account, click on the Options link as displayed in the image below. This will open a new window where you can find various options and settings for your email account.

Open Hotmail account options

Step # 3 – Message Font and Email Signature

Now in this window, select the Hotmail option from the menu on the left side of the screen and click on it. Now select the “Message font and email signature” option from the list of settings and options of your hotmail account.

Choose the fonts settings

Step # 4 – Create your Personal Signature

In this window, you will find two options. First option will set the default fonts of your email. Here we select its “Fonts” as “Arial”, “12pt” for its “Size” and “Black” color for its appearance.

In the second option, write your desired personal signature in the text box. Now select your desired font, size, style, alignment and color of your signature. After setting your signature, click on the Save button to apply these settings and exit.

Design and create a signature

Step # 5 – Go to the Inbox

After setting your personal email signature, click on the “Go to inbox” link in order to open your hotmail inbox.

Open your email inbox

Step # 6 – Compose a New Email

Once you are on the main page of your email inbox, click on the “New” button to start composing a new email.

Go to the new email option

Step # 7 – Check your Personal Email Signature

Here in this email composing window, you can see that your personal email signature will appear in the body of the email text.

Check and view the signature