Do you wish to learn how to add a hyperlink to a picture on an email signature in Outlook? We have previously written on how to add a logo to your email signature. We have also shown you how to add your social media icons to your email signature. Your logo helps cement the image of your brand in people who receive your messages, while social media icons are there to get people from your email to your social media pages. In this post, we will be focusing on how to add a hyperlink to make pictures, such as logos and social media icons, clickable.
Adding a hyperlink to a picture on your email signature in Outlook 365
Adding a hyperlink to a picture in your email signature ensures that people who click on the picture get taken to a web page of your choosing. This could be your home page, or a landing page that you have created. But how do you add a hyperlink to a picture on your email signature in Microsoft 365? The following is how to do it;
- In Outlook 365, click on the Settings icon.
- Go to View all settings.
- Click on Compose and reply.
- Your default email signature will now appear.
- Double click on the image to which you wish to add a link.
- Click on the link icon.
- Add the link and click on the OK button.
- Click on Save and exit.
Adding a hyperlink to an image in an email signature in Outlook 2007 and 2010
The instructions are for Microsoft 365. That’s the web version of Microsoft Office. If you have Outlook 2007 and 2010 installed on your computer, there are slight differences to the way in which you add a hyperlink to an image in your email signature. The following is how to do it;
- Once you have added an image to your signature, click on the image to select it.
- Click on the hyperlink button.
- Enter your URL.
- Click on OK.
What happens next?
That’s how to add a hyperlink to a picture on an email signature in Microsoft 365. But what happens after you have added the hyperlink?
Adding a link to an image means the next time someone clicks on that image, they will be directed to a page represented by that link. This is something that we have already noted.
It’s important to always have links on the images that appear in your emails. That way, you can direct people from there to your pages.
You can create professional email signatures with Crossware
Anyone can have a signature in their email. It’s very easy to craft one using one of the many tools that can be found online. But if you wish to really do your brand justice, you should consider Crossware for all your email signature solutions.
We specialize in the provision of email signatures for Microsoft 365, Microsoft Exchange and HCL Domino. One challenge that we have noted is that people create email signatures that only look good on one device.
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We also provide solutions for those looking for consistency in their email signatures. It won’t do for your organization’s image to have each department come up with its own unique email signature. With Crossware, you get control of how your email signatures will appear across the board.
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