Chances are that you keep on writing your name/designation/contact information in almost every Email you send (At least, I did before I utilized the signature setup). The ability to add a signature in Gmail is a vital feature. It ensures that you do not forget to include your designation (or contact number) or other important details at the end of an email you compose.

You just have to set it for once and keep it up to date as per your personal or business details.Adding a signature in Gmail is quick if you know where to look – it would just take a few seconds of your time.


You just need to know where the options are and in this article, we are going to tell you exactly that.

How To Add Signature In Gmail On Desktop?: 2 Steps To Follow

  1. Login to your Gmail account and click on the gear icon (settings) at the top-right area of the window (as shown in the image below) and hit settings option.
  2. Now, in the general tab (which you will be on by default) scroll down till you find the Signature option.
    Here, you can insert the desired text as your signature or could also choose to add an image as a signature to your email when you compose one. In either case, you can perform rich text-formatting with hyperlinks or quotes included. You should not add a lot to it, keep it concise and clear – that should be good enough. A lot of details (unnecessary) may not be appreciated by your receivers – so keep that in mind.Also, you do have an option to Insert the signature before the quoted text in replies (email threads) while removing the “—-” line which encloses it. Simply select that option if you want and hit “Save Changes”.

How To Add Signature In Gmail On Mobile?

Even if you utilize the “Inbox” app, the same steps would be applicable. Here’s what you need to follow in order to Add a signature in Gmail on your mobile:

  1. Install and Launch the Gmail app from the App Store/ Play Store. If you prefer the Inbox app, that’s fine as well.
  2. After you have signed in to the desired account, you need to tap on the hamburger icon (menu icon) at the top-left corner of the screen.
  3. Now, scroll down to find “Settings” option. Tap on it to proceed.
  4. You will now be able to observe your account logged in with the app. So, you need to tap on your account email to access general settings.
  5. In the general section of settings, you will find “Signature settings” option listed. Just tap on it.
  6. Now, you need to enable the mobile signature first (the toggle switch) and then type in the signature below in the text field below.

Wrapping Up

Now that you have known the way to add a signature in Gmail, you should create some solid structures (with no unnecessary details) to make your signature stand out which would matter and make sense. Trouble following the steps mentioned above? Let us talk in the comments below!

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