There are various reasons why you may consider adding a hyperlink in the form of an icon to your Hotmail signature useful. In the first place, it may serve as a means of promotion of your social network profile (Twitter, Facebook, LinkenIn, etc.). It may also prompt the people to whom you talk to keep in touch with you via social networks. No matter why you have chosen to add such a signature, the below step-by-step guide will disclose that it is fairly simple to set up such a signature. Just follow the instructions provided below.
Hyperlink your profile of the social network in the Hotmail signature
- Step 1. In order to add a hyperlink to your social network profile into the Hotmail signature, you will need to use one of the following pictures:
Save the picture you need to your PC by clicking with the right button of the mouse on it and selecting “Save as a picture.” However, you can also find and save any icon of the social media you wish to.
- Step 2. After having saved the icons into your computer (keep in mind where you have saved them and under which name), go to your Outlook (i.e. Hotmail). In the given Home tab, click on the “New E-mail” button.
- Step 3. In the window where you have to write a message, go to Signature > Signature, which you can find in the “Include” section.
- Step 4. In the given Hotmail Signature window, go to the box of Edit signature and choose what you want to alter.
- Step 5. In the given box, add another line below the existing signature.
- Step 6. Click on the “Picture” button and select the picture you have previously saved on your PC.
Popularize your social network profile with the help of your Hotmail signature
- Step 7. Following it, give a click to the hyperlink button (Insert > Hyperlink).
- Step 8. In the opened address box, you should copy the link to your social media profile. If you wish to add your Facebook profile to the signature, for Instance, it will be something like the following: http://facebook.com/your_name/.
- Step 9. Save the settings and enjoy your newly-created signature.
After it, you can be sure that every person who you are mailing with will see the hyperlink to your social media profile in the form of such an icon. Indeed, Hotmail signature stands in good stead in such case. So take advantage of it!