HTML Signature in Outlook 2013


In the 2013 Office suite, Microsoft has made the process of adding a more complicated HTML signature of what used to be. Fortunately, there is always a solution.

Consider that Outlook keeps all the images as attachments, even if they are remote images.

Before you begin the installation of the firm, which will need to show hidden files and file extensions.

  • Go to your file Explorer (Windows key + E)
  • -Select your hard drive (C: / for the majority of users)
  • Click on organize drop-down box
  • Click on the folder and search options tab


  • -In folder options, select the view tab, and make sure that show hidden files is selected and uncheck Hide extensions for known file types
  • -Click apply and then OK

Once done we can continue working on the installation of your signature.

  • -Now you need to create a new signature.


  • Name your signature as you wanted. Content information is not important, but must be contained, even can include an image. Save your signature.


  • -Open the file Explorer (Windows key + E)
  • Refer to your user name / AppData / Roaming / Microsoft / firms /
  • Affix his signature in the signatures file .html.
  • -Rename the file by changing the extension from .html to .htm (note, does not last ‘l’)


  • -Open Outlook 2013 and go to file
  • -Go to options
  • -Click on the mail tab, and then click the signatures button

You should see your signature on the pick list of signatures in an edit box.

The name of your firm will be the name of your file. If your signature does not display correctly in the edit box.


Don’t worry, this is normal. Do not make any modifications. Make sure you choose your signature on the new message and replies / forward (see. Figure-3)


Ready! Your signature is already installed.