social media icons for email signature outlook

How to add social media icons & buttons to Outlook email signature

  • Follow our 1 minute to add links for Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin and more
  • Or use our Outlook email signature maker to generate a professional social media email signature
Create a social icon signature

Since Microsoft has so many versions for Outlook that we’ve decided to expand this guide to cover them all. Some versions have the same setup so we bundled the, together.

This guide walks you through a manual setup and requires basic technical capabilities.

For an easier, and less time-consuming alternative for adding any social media icon you’d like, try the Wisestamp free signature maker (works with all major email platforms). Create a professional email signature online in 5 minutes.

Outlook signature with added social media links | Made with WiseStamp

Add social media icons to your email signature in Outlook 365 & OWA

All Outlook web apps have the same integrated signature editor and have the same setup for your email signature. The instructions below apply to Outlook for Office 365 and to the outlook.live.com web app.

Note:

Adding a Facebook or Instagram link to your email signature is practically the same as adding an image with a link.

This means that you’ll need to have your social media logos/icons ready before we start (if you’re adding more than one type of social media you’ll need your icons to be the same size for your signature to look professional).

Follow the steps below to add social links to your Outlook signature:

  1. Open your Outlook web application > Click the Gear icon in the right- hand corner
  2. Type in “signature” in the Settings search box and > Choose Email signature from the search results. The signature editor will open up
how to add Outlook email signature in 365 and Outlook web app (OWA) - search settings
  1. Click with your cursor in the place you want to position your social media icon/s
  2. Click the Image icon at the left side of the editor tool strip
Add banner signature to Outlook 365 and Outlook web app - step 2
  1. Download to your computer any of the social icon and button options we prepared for you below
  2. Upload the social media logos or buttons from your computer > Resize and position the icons and buttons the way you like
Facebook Icons & buttons ​facebook-icon-roundfacebook logo squarefacebook like buttonfollow us on facebook
Instagram logo, icon & buttons​instagram logoinstagram iconinstagram buttonfollow us on instagram button
Twitter icons & buttonstwitter icontwitter logofollow us on twitter buttonfollow me twitter button
Linkedin icons & buttonslinkedin icon circlelinkedin iconconnect with me linkedin buttonview my linkedin profile button
  1. Select each icon separately > Click the Link icon at the right side of the tool strip > Add the URL address for the relevant social media page > Click OK
  2. Click Save, and you’re all set up!
Outlook 365 and Outlook live web app (OWA) - add image with link

Outlook 365 OWA signature with social media links | Made with WiseStamp


Add social media icons to your email signature in Outlook 2013, 2016 and 2019

To create a nice looking email signature with social links and buttons – with no manual action required, try Wisestamp’s signature maker for Outlook. Otherwise, follow the instructions below.

  1. Go to the search box at the top-left side of your Outlook screen and type in “signature” > Click on the Signature result that appears > click on Signature from the dropdown menu and the Outlook signature editor will open up
how to add Outlook 2019 and 2016 and 2013 email signature - search settings
  1. Select the signature you want to edit (or create a new one)
  2. Click with your cursor where you want to position your social media icon/s
  3. Download any of the icon and button options we’ve assembled bellow
Facebook Icons & buttons ​facebook-icon-roundfacebook logo squarefacebook like buttonfollow us on facebook
Instagram logo, icon & buttons​instagram logoinstagram iconinstagram buttonfollow us on instagram button
Twitter icons & buttonstwitter icontwitter logofollow us on twitter buttonfollow me twitter button
Linkedin icons & buttonslinkedin icon circlelinkedin iconconnect with me linkedin buttonview my linkedin profile button
  1. Click the Image icon at the right side of the editor toolbar to upload from your computer the images you want to use as social icons/buttons
Outlook-2013-and-2016-and-2019-add-image-or-logo-
  1. Select each icon separately > Click the Link icon in the right side of the editor toolbar > Add the URL address for the relevant social media page 
  2.  Click OK. You’re all done. The next time you open a new message you’ll see your new social media signature there
Outlook-2013-and-2016-and-2019-add-link-to-social-icon-or-button

Outlook 2013-2019 signature with social media links | Made with WiseStamp


Add social media icons to your email signature in Outlook 2007 and 2010

If you want a truly professional-looking email signature, you should give a try to Wisestamp’s free signature generator. It will set you up with a beautiful HTML signature in less than 5 minutes. Otherwise follow the instructions below.

  1. Open a new message in your Outlook desktop app
  2. Click on Signature from the top toolbar > and select Signatures

How to add multiple signatures in Outlook 2007 and 2010 - step 1
  1. Select the signature you wish to edit (or create a new signature)
  2.  Choose from the icons and buttons we added below and download them to your computer
Facebook Icons & buttons ​facebook-icon-roundfacebook logo squarefacebook like buttonfollow us on facebook
Instagram logo, icon & buttons​instagram logoinstagram iconinstagram buttonfollow us on instagram button
Twitter icons & buttonstwitter icontwitter logofollow us on twitter buttonfollow me twitter button
Linkedin icons & buttonslinkedin icon circlelinkedin iconconnect with me linkedin buttonview my linkedin profile button
  1. Click with your cursor on the location where you want to insert your social icon/s 
  2. Click the Image icon in the right-hand side of the toolbar to upload the icons you’ve just downloaded
  3.  Resize and reorder your social media images till you’re satisfied > Click OK to save your signature. You’ll see it in your new message box the next time you compose an email
How to add an image or logo in Outlook 2007 and 2010 signature

Outlook 2007-2010 signature with social media links | Made with WiseStamp

Add social media icons to your email signature in Outlook mobile app

Adding social media icons, buttons or any other image is currently not possible in the Outlook Android or iOS apps. So, sadly you can’t make a social media email signature for your mobile emails. We’ll keep you posted here if anything changes in this regard.

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