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I don't want to see "Sent from Windows Mobile 10" added to my messages -- I do want to see my own signature instead.

There is an answer to a similar question at How to disable default email signature in Windows 10 (Lumia 950)?, but it is no longer applicable; the UI is different, and trying to do something similar with today's version of the OS does not work for me. In settings I get to "signature" and try to select an account, but the list comes up empty.

I do have two email accounts; they are linked, maybe this is the problem, but no clue how to proceed. Any help (relevant to today's version of Windows Mobile 10 on a Lumia 950) would be most welcome.

  • The UI from that answers matches what is on my Lumia 950. Are you using an insider build? – Rowland Shaw Aug 17 '16 at 16:13
  • I am using the plain, standard version of the OS, updated yesterday (version 1511, OS build 10.0 .10586.545). Outlook --> Settings --> Signature leads to a a page with a drop-down menu that is empty. I have two email accounts, linked. But none of them appears. So I get stuck, no way to edit the signature. This problem makes it essentially impossible for me to send email from the phone -- I cannot afford to have the default signature appended to every message, and I cannot retype my signature each time. It very much looks like a plain bug. Anyone from Microsoft reading this? – Jill McNamara Aug 18 '16 at 19:41
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    Perhaps you could add a screenshot of what you do see at that page? As it sounds like a fault. An update has also started rolling out that will update to a later version, which might resolve the issue too – Rowland Shaw Aug 18 '16 at 20:39
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    I was using the same build when I took the screenshot in your referenced post and it was taken on Aug 16, a day before your question was asked and it looks same till now. You might want to post a screenshot of your UI as @RowlandShaw said. However I have an assumption of your problem and posting an answer. If it's not helpful kindly let us know along with a screenshot. – Kolappan N Aug 24 '16 at 18:49
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  • Open up the outlook app
  • Settings
  • Signature
  • Type in what you would like
  • The question states that this method is not working, so perhaps you could elaborate further? – Rowland Shaw Aug 18 '16 at 20:40
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I was using the same build when I took the screenshot in your referenced post and it was taken on Aug 16, a day before your question was asked and it looks same till now.

This problem is not due to the Linked Inbox. Even with a Linked Inbox I get the same UI.

I assume that you might have checked the Apply to all accounts checkbox. If this checkbox is ticked you cannot use the dropdown menu. You can turn off the signature regardless of that.

  • Thanks. I don't get to see an "Apply to all accounts" checkbox. Sequence of events (very simple): in Outlook I select any Inbox and then the "..." menu at the bottom right. Then I select "Settings" and from there "Signature". Then I get a page titled "Signature" where the only element below that title is "Select an account" with an blank dropdown list. Tapping that list has no effect (beyond the blank field turning grey). – Jill McNamara Aug 25 '16 at 19:39
  • Thanks. I don't get an "Apply to all accounts" checkbox. Sequence of events: in Outlook I select the "..." at the bottom right. Then "Settings" and from there "Signature". I get a page with only the title "Signature" and the text "Select an account" with an blank dropdown list. Tapping that list has no effect. I am at my wits' end since the phone is pretty much useless with this absurd standard signature -- I was planning to use it mostly for email . As I wrote before I am pretty sure I hit a real bug and if someone from Microsoft could look into the matter it would be great. – Jill McNamara Aug 25 '16 at 19:50
  • @JillMcNamara So the accounts are detected in the app. Have you tried deleting and re adding accounts. – Kolappan N Aug 27 '16 at 16:02

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