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Collaboration Services: Create an E-mail Signature in Outlook Web App (OWA)

  1. Log in to OWA at collaborate.northwestern.edu.
  2. Click on Options in the upper-right portion of the screen.
  3. Click See All Options in the drop down menu.

    The See All Options under the Options button at the upper-right portion of the screen.
  4. Click on Settings.

    The Settings option.
  5. Type your signature in the E-Mail Signature text box. If you have an existing signature in your mail client, simply copy-paste it here.
  6. Click Automatically include my signature on messages I send if you want the signature to appear by default on your outgoing e-mail.

    The E-mail Signature window. In the large text box, the desired signature should be entered. At the bottom, the box should be checked for Automatically include my signature on messages I send if you want the signature to appear by default on all outgoing mail.
  7. Click Save in the lower-right portion of the screen.
  8. If you did not choose to automatically include your signature on outgoing messages, you must manually insert it. In the new email window, Click the Insert Signature button. Your signature will appear in the text of your message.

    The Insert Signature button on the Compose E-mail window. The button located to the right of the blue arrow, indicated by a piece of paper and a hand holding a pen.

Last Updated: 22 July 2015

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