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How to add an email signature in Gmail

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For a quick preview, you can also skip to the end of this article to watch a video tutorial.

Gmail is a free email service from Google. If you have a Google account, you already have Gmail. The service is the leader of the free email service since its launch. With robust filters, labels, and a 15GB space for sharing between many Google services.

Adding a Gmail email signature

On this step-by-step, I will add an HTML email signature, created with Bybrand editor, into a Gmail email account.

First, you need to login to your email account and go to settings. Between all of the clients, Gmail has an easier process. This is probably why many people love it. You can see an example below:

Gmail settings area

In the settings, click on the General tab if it’s not selected. And go to the Signature section, which is probably at the end of the page. This is where you need to paste (Ctrl+V) the email signature copied from Bybrand.

Gmail email signature area

You need to keep the Signature option active.

Paste the content copied from Bybrand in the indicated field. Done, now all you need to do is save! All of your future messages will have a beautiful email signature.

Possible issues you may encounter in Gmail

Here we’ll write a few issues you might find when pasting your email signature onto Gmail.

My email signature doesn’t load images

This occurs if, while pasting your email signature, your email is enabled to have the composer in plain text. You should disable this option, which is very simple, see below.

Create a new message and unmark the “Plain text mode” option. Now you’ll be able to see your email signature with images!

Disable plain text in Gmail
Removal plain text in Gmail

My email signature is very long

In some cases, Gmail says that the HTML email signature is too long or has too much information. This is a known issue with Gmail and can usually be fixed with these two options:

  1. Changing the internet browser;
  2. Logout and login again;
  3. Using Bybrand’s Gmail integration;

The problem is not the signature’s information, but, if either of the two options fixes it, please try the third: Bybrand’s native Gmail integration.

Complete video tutorial

As promised, here’s a step-by-step video showing how to add a Gmail email signature.

Add an email signature in Gmail

Done. If you have any questions or difficulties, please get in touch with our support team.

Updated on 1 de December de 2020

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