How To Add Html Signature To Mac Mail

Adding an HTML signature to Mac Mail is not a difficult task. However, the process will differ for different macOS versions. Here, we are using the macOS Mojave 10.14. Use the below given how to add HTML signature to Mac mail instructions for adding HTML signature on Mac mail.

  • Step 1: Before adding an HTML signature to your Mac Mail, install the text editor that supports the HTML page.
  • Step 2: Next, launch the Mail app on your Mac.
  • Step 3: Click the Mail menu and select Preferences from the drop-down menu.
  • Step 4: In the displayed window, click the Signatures tab.
  • Step 5: Click the Add icon at the bottom of the column to create a new signature.
  • Step 6: Name the signature in the displayed column as placeholder text or based on your wish.
  • Step 7: Make sure that you have deselected the Always match my default message font checkbox.
  • Step 8: Drag your signature name in the second column to your email account displayed in the first column.
  • Step 9: Close the Preferences window as well as the Mail app.
  • Step 10: Now on proceeding with how to add HTML signature to Mac mail steps, open the text editor app and create an HTML page.
  • Step 11: Make sure not to include ‘html’ or ‘head’ tags in the HTML page.
  • Step 12: After creating an HTML page, open it using the TextEdit app.
  • Step 13: To do so, launch the TextEdit app and select Preferences.
  • Step 14: Click the Open and Save tab and check the Display HTML files as HTML code instead of formatted text checkbox.
  • Step 15: Next, open Finder and click the Go menu.
  • Step 16: Select the Go to Folder option from the drop-down menu and type ‘~Library/Mail/’ in the text field.
  • Step 17: Press the Enter key to open the folders list.
  • Step 18: Select the Mail folder and open MailData followed by Signatures.
  • Step 19: Paste the HTML signature with TextEdit.
  • Step 20: If you aren’t able to open the Signatures folder, use the iCloud drive and proceed with how to add HTML signature to Mac mail guide.
  • Step 21: To do so, click the Apple menu at the top-left corner of the screen and select the System Preferences option.
  • Step 22: In the System Preferences window, click on iCloud and check the iCloud Drive checkbox.
  • Step 23: Click the Options button and check the Mail checkbox.
  • Step 24: Next, launch the Terminal app from Utilities.
  • Step 25: Type the ‘ls -laht ~/Library/Mobile\ Documents/com~apple~mail/Data/V4/Signatures/’ command and press Enter.
  • Step 26: Next, type the ‘open -a TextEdit ~/Library/Mobile\ Documents/com\~apple\~mail/Data/V4/Signatures/*.mailsignature’ command and press the Enter key to open the signature in the TextEdit app.
  • Step 27: Ensure that your placeholder file is within the HTML code.
  • Step 28: Select all the codes starting with ‘body’ and delete them.
  • Step 29: With metadata lines on the top, place your HTML code at the bottom.
  • Step 30: Save the file and close the TextEdit app.
  • Step 31: To check the created HTML signature, launch the Mail app.
  • Step 32: Open the New Email window and click the Signature drop-down arrow.
  • Step 33:Atlast on using how to add HTML signature to Mac mail steps, Select your HTML signature from the drop-down list and check if it has been added to the New Email window.