iOS Tip: Change The Default Signature In Mail

Posted in How To on 22/02/2012 by Mark Greentree


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How To: Change The Default Signature In Mail In iOS

By default all new iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch devices will have the “Sent From” phrase at the end of all emails sent via the Mail app in iOS.

In this tip we will take a look at how to delete that phrase or change it to include valuable contact information.

To locate this area simply proceed to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Signature. The signature area is located in the following cluster of options:

You will notice that a summary of the signature is already present without going deeper into the Settings Menu.

If you do opt to go further within the Settings then you will be able to edit the signature message.

You can add any wording you like to the signature, or even leave it blank. Unlike Mail in Mac OS you are currently unable to add hyperlinks to websites or email addresses. Should you require this additional functionality, there are third party apps available through the iOS app store that can create hyperlink signatures.


Mark Greentree

Mark Greentree is the principle blogger and podcast creator of Everyday Mac Support. His aim is to inform users at all levels of experience how to get the most out of the Apple hardware and associated software. He is the lead host of Not Another Mac Podcast, an Apple based round table discussion with Mac users and experts from all over world.