The e-mail signature in Microsoft Outlook on Windows cannot be added

Last Updated on November 23, 2018



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We all use an email signature in our emails to facilitate contact with the recipient. Email signatures can be seen as a word extension for you and help people get to know you. In Outlook 2016/2013/2010, you can configure custom signatures for email accounts POP, IMAP, MAPI or ExchangeExchange. If you are a beginner with Outlook, here is a quick review of how to create custom signatures:

Sign emails in Outlook



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We have already seen how to create and add an email signature in Outlook. Let us briefly discuss this procedure.

1. Open Outlook. Click FILE.

2 Then click on Options in the left part of the following window :

3 In the Outlook Options window , click Mail in the left pane and then click Signatures in the right pane, which is marked as Create or edit signatures for messages. If you click on it, you should be able to add your own signature.

However, we have seen that some users are unable or unable to add a custom signature window by clicking the click Signatures option in the window shown above. If you are faced with this situation, you may want to see if the following will help.

The signature in Microsoft Outlook cannot be added

Errors in handling the registry can have a negative effect on your system. So be careful when editing registry entries, it is also best to create a system restore point before proceeding.

1 Press the Windows key + R combination, type regedit in the Run dialog box and press Enter to open the registry editor.

?0479ea

2 Navigate here :

For a 32-bit installation :

00000000HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesCLSID{0006F03A-000000-000000-C000-000000000046}LocalServer326432Node

For 64 bits Installation

00000000HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesWow6432NodeCLSID{0006F03A- 000000-0000-C000-000000000046}LocalServer326432Node

3. In the right pane of LocalServer32 key, click your value data for both (Default) and LocalServer32 named registry strings :

For 32-bit Office installation on 32-bit Windows and 64-bit Office installation on 64-bit Windows:

C:Program filesMicrosoft Office 15ootOffice 15Outlook.exe

0006F03A

Installed on Windows 64 bits for Office 32 bits :

C:Program Files(x86)Microsoft Office 15ootOffice 15Outlook.exe

0006F03A

When you are finished, close the registry editor and restart the computer.

That’s it!

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