There are so many reasons to transition away from the desktop version of outlook. You can more easily work between applications, not to mention save space on your laptop or desktop. So, what stops most people from making the switch? Well, most employees fear that the browser version of outlook is missing features they know, love, and need to complete their work.

 

On the contrary, Outlook 365 just has a modern new look. You still have all the power of your desktop application, and we are here to help you navigate this change with confidence. Let’s start with completing an easy but essential task. Customizing your email signature.

 

Your email signature is the perfect place to start getting accustomed to working with the “cloud” or browser based version of Outlook.

 

Add an Email Signature in Outlook 365

 

 1. Sign in to Outlook.com and select Settings. > View all Outlook settings at the top of the page by selecting the cog icon. Once selected a drop down menu will appear. You will see at the bottom of the dropdown menu an option that reads “ View all Outlook settings.”- click to open up all settings.

Quick Tip: Just by remembering this path you will always know where to find Outlooks Mail Settings. This space is extremely powerful for customizing your mailbox and can even serve as the foundation for your future automations and workflows. You can configure everything from attachments, junk mail, forwarding and more.  Today however, we will focus on creating an email signature.

 

 2. Select Mail >Compose and reply. 

Under Email signature, type your signature and use the available formatting options to change its appearance.

Formatting Tip: A recent trend is adding a picture of yourself to your email signature. You don’t need expert skills to create/format a professional email signature. Office 365 offers amazing templates to help you get started. You can use this template to get you started.  

3. Select Save when you are done. 

Now when you create a new email your signature will automatically appear at the bottom of your email. In just a few straightforward steps, you conquered Office 365. 

 

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