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Use HTML signatures with Mail on iOS 6 iOS devices
With iOS 6, you can now add different signatures for different e-mail accounts, but you can also add logos, links and styled text.

If you have an HTML or styled signature in Mail on OS X, do the following:

1. Send an e-mail to your account with the signature from OS X.
2. Open the e-mail on your iOS device, then tap and hold the signature text.
3. Select all the text and images of your signature, and then copy it.
4. Go to Settings > Mail, contacts and Calendars > Signature. In the text field, tap and hold again to display the Paste menu and paste your signature.

Only styled text (bold, italic or underlined), plus images and links will be copied. Text colors or font sizes will not.

[kirkmc adds: We had a hint giving a much more complex way of doing this back in April. This is very easy to do, requires no third-party software or futzing around with backups. Though, to be fair, think carefully if you really need images and logos in your e-mail signature…]
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Use HTML signatures with Mail on iOS 6
Authored by: scip on Nov 01, '12 08:54:31AM

The best way to do images in an HTML signature is by using absolute paths to images that exist on a server. If you include the actual images, many email clients treat them as attachments and the signature is mangled.

This hint isn't working for me when the images are referenced from a server as described above. It pastes into the signature area correctly, but when I create a new message, I can see the placeholder border for where images should be, but the images don't show up. When I receive an email with that signature from iOS, the placeholders don't even show up and the images aren't there.



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Use HTML signatures with Mail on iOS 6
Authored by: jaydisc on Nov 01, '12 09:31:54PM

This worked fine for me. I have a crafted signature that loads an image via webserver. Copying and pasting that from Mobile Mail to settings worked great. The image was shown while I was composing the email, and my Mac properly had to Load Images in order to view it.



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Use HTML signatures with Mail on iOS 6
Authored by: maccers on Nov 01, '12 01:22:24PM

iOS 6 supports copy and pasting rendered html into the signature field. So it is possible to preserve all the formatting and fonts by creating your signature as a stand alone web page, uploading it to a web server, then opening that page in mobile safari and copying & pasting the page into the signature field.

Any CSS needs to be inline and any images need to be located on a publicly accessible web server.



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Use HTML signatures with Mail on iOS 6
Authored by: StrawHousePig on Nov 01, '12 05:26:59PM

Better yet, don't. Especially images.



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Use HTML signatures with Mail on iOS 6
Authored by: awado on Nov 03, '12 04:12:31PM

You will have to use URI encoded images in these signatures. So they are completely embedded into the HTML code, no need for images on any server. We are using this method for our company logo in our signature. As a side effect this signature also bypasses attachment restrictions - the logo will always be shown.



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Use HTML signatures with Mail on iOS 6
Authored by: marksch on Nov 07, '12 01:44:11PM

You're needlessly filling people's harddisks and make them look at pictures they're not interested in to see. Whever you send e-mail, use plain text and only attach pictures if the receiver explicitly agrees to receive the files.
Moreover, my server is very likely to reject your e-mails as spam.

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Use HTML signatures with Mail on iOS 6
Authored by: awado on Nov 08, '12 12:00:14AM

Moreover, you should know the difference between spam filtering and virus protection, when you make such a statement...



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Use HTML signatures with Mail on iOS 6
Authored by: burke.brunson on Nov 19, '12 10:11:00PM

Is there a way to change the font size of a signature back to the original size? For some strange reason, I tried to copy a signature already created using sparrow into the preferences for the built in mail application, and not the built in mail app’s signatures generated by the preferences app has a font size that is annoyingly big…and I cannot find a way to fix the problem and/or restore the original font size. I’ve tried recopy/repasting other text that is supposed to be the appropriate size into the signature field, and that hasn’t worked…



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