How to change your signature in Gmail

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Did you know that your electronic signature is a powerful information tool for professional or personal use? Your Gmail signature becomes a familiar digital business card if you add your company's contact information or logo. Or you can add a photo of yourself for a signature with a personal touch. Free Gmail signatures allow you to take advantage of real estate value at the bottom of your emails.

You can change your Gmail signature whenever you want and for any reason. This article will show you how to change your Gmail account signature quickly. Whichever device you use, these easy-to-follow steps will guide you through the process.



How to Change Your Gmail Signature from the iPhone App

Apple, Inc. created a mobile signature using Gmail in a few steps, as follows:

  1. Download and open the Gmail app.
  2. Press "Menu" (3 horizontal lines at the top left of the screen).
  3. Tap on the “Settings” options.
  4. Choose the account you want to edit.
  5. Tap the "Signature Settings" link.
  6. Enable the “Mobile Signature” toggle.
  7. Make your changes.
  8. Press "back" to save your changes.

Gmail signatures on all mobile devices contain only text. You won't have the option to format the text or insert hyperlinks and images. Also, if your signature is not created on the Gmail app, your messages will show the signature you set up on your computer.

How to change your Gmail signature from the Android app

Change your Gmail signature on any Android device with these steps:



  1. Open the Gmail app.
  2. Tap the Menu option at the top left of the screen (3 horizontal bars).
  3. Scroll down to "Settings" options.
  4. Choose the Gmail account you want to edit.
  5. Tap "Mobile Signature" and make your changes.
  6. Press OK to save the updates.

How to change your Gmail signature from a PC

There are more design options for your Gmail signature created on your PC. Take a look at how to get started:

  1. Open Gmail in your browser and log in to your account.
  2. Click the Settings button (gear shift icon at the top right of the screen).
  3. Select the “See all settings” option.
  4. Scroll down to the "Signature" section near the bottom of the list.
  5. Make your changes and select Save at the bottom of the page.

You can change the appearance of your Gmail signature using the formatting toolbar. Get creative with your signature by changing font colors, types, and sizes. Gmail also lets you jazz up your signature with an image. The image you use can be uploaded from your computer or the Google Drive account on your PC. You can also use an image in a URL.

Here's how to change your Gmail signature by adding an image:

  1. Log in to your Gmail account.
  2. Tap "Settings" (the gear icon in the top right).
  3. Scroll down and open the "Signature" option.
  4. Select "Create New" if you don't have an existing signature.
  5. Give the new signature a name.
  6. Choose an image upload location.
  7. Place the cursor where the image should go. If you are also adding your name or other text, type it first and press Enter. A new line will appear for you to place your photo.
  8. Place the cursor where the image should go. If you also add your name or other text, type it first and press "Enter". A new line will appear for you to place your photo.
  9. Select "Insert Image" from the signature editor menu.
  10. Browse your photos from the location you selected. Insert your picture.

From this point you can resize the image. Be sure to scroll down and tap "Save Changes" when you're done.



How to Change Your Gmail Signature from an iPad

Updating your Gmail signature on your iPad only takes a few minutes. Follow the steps below for a new signature look:


  1. Open the Gmail app.
  2. Press the Menu button at the top left of the screen (3 horizontal lines).
  3. Scroll down to the "Settings" choices.
  4. Choose the Gmail account you want to edit.
  5. Tap "Signature Settings".
  6. Enable the toggle for the Mobile Signature setting.
  7. Enter your Gmail signature changes.
  8. Press "Back" to save your changes.

Changes you make to your Gmail signature are device-specific. They do not sync automatically with your other devices. If you want the same signature on all your devices, update each device's signature changes separately.


Additional FAQs

Why can't Gmail update my signature?

Below are some common reasons for this problem and the steps to fix them.

· You may not have unchecked the "no signature" option when you made the changes. In the Gmail app for Android devices, tap the gear icon on Settings. Go to “See all settings” and “Signatures”. Scroll down and uncheck the "no signature" option.

· Your signature may be too long. If so, you will receive an error message when trying to save your changes. Gmail signatures are limited to 10 characters. Try shortening your signature to resolve the error message.

Can I have multiple signatures in Gmail?

Gmail lets you create multiple email signatures. It's a good idea to set up separate Gmail signatures. You can customize the signatures according to the needs of business, friends and family.

To generate additional signatures:

1. Open the Gmail app.

2. Tap the gear icon for "Settings" management.

3. Scroll down to the "Signature" options.

4. Select "Create New" for each new signature you add.

When composing an email, use the signature menu in the "Compose" toolbar to switch between signatures. You can create a different signature for your default, new, and reply messages. Gmail lets you choose a different signature for each email you send if you want.

When unique is your way of thinking

Just as your handwritten signature serves as a unique identifier, a distinctive Gmail signature signifies your bottom line in an email message. A Gmail signature is a professional and free way to promote your brand if you are a business owner. In a personal email, a one-of-a-kind Gmail signature reflects your individual creativity.

Tell us if you use a unique electronic signature. Was it difficult to create? Also let us know if you used any of the steps in this article in the comments section below.

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