Set up a signature in Apple Mail

To set-up, your signature to your email client, follow the instructions below.

1st method: Preview layout copy-paste

  1. Open Apple’s Mail app.
  2. Choose Mail in the main menu. > Select Preferences in the drop-down menu.
  3. Go to the Signatures label. > Choose account (All signatures), which you want the new signature to be used for. > Click + button to add a new signature and name it.
  4. Make sure, that the Always match my default message font box is unchecked.
  5. Go to AdSigner > Signatures. > Click the name of a signature you want to use. > Click Copy on the Preview tab. Copy singature
  6. Go back to Apple’s Mail app. > Paste signature into the signature box. The signature in the preview may seem disrupted. However, it will work out when you compose a new email. > Close the signature settings window.
  7. Create a new email (File > New message) and select your new signature from the Signature drop-down menu.

2nd method: HTML code copy-paste

  1. Open Apple’s Mail app.
  2. Choose Mail option in the main menu. > Select Preferences in the drop-down menu.
  3. Go to Signatures label. > Choose account (All Signatures), that you will use the signature with. > Click + button to add a new signature and name it. This way your Mac creates a file, where you will then paste the HTML code.
  4. Make sure, that the Always match my default message font box is unchecked.
  5. Drag the signature (from the second column) on top of the email account you would like it to be associated with if you have multiple signatures.
  6. Open Signatures folder on your Mac. The quickest way of doing this is to go to your Finder and in the top menu bar click Go. > Go to Folder and enter ~/Library/Mail/ . Now, you might see a few folders here. Select the latest “V” folder.
  7. In the Signatures folder, locate the newest file that ends .mailsignature, having a load of letters and numbers as the file name. Right-click on the signature file and choose Open With >TextEdit. (Note: If the opened file shows formatted text only and no HTML code, then you must enable “Display HTML files as HTML code instead of formatted text” in the TextEdit preferences.)
  8. Delete all text starting from “<body”.
  9. Go to AdSigner > Signatures. > Click the name of a signature you want to use. > Click Copy on the Code tab. Copy code
  10. Go back to the .mailsignature file you have opened in step 8. > Paste the HTML text into the position where you deleted the code. If you get prompted with “The file is locked” when pasting, simply click the Unlock button. > Save the file using Command + S.
  11. Lock the file by clicking the file title in the top document bar and check the Locked checkbox.
  12. Close the signature settings window.
  13. Create a new email (File > New message) and select your new signature from the Signature drop-down menu.

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