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This page describes how to add your CAP email signature to GMail.
 
This page describes how to add your CAP email signature to GMail.
  
* GMail in the browser
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* [[#gmail browser|GMail in the browser]]
* GMail on your phone
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* [[#gmail phone|GMail on your phone]]
  
GMail in the browser
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== <span id="gmail browser"></span>GMail in the browser ==
 
# Log in to your GMail account.
 
# Log in to your GMail account.
 
# Click on the cogwheel located in the upper right corner of GMail and select '''Settings'''.
 
# Click on the cogwheel located in the upper right corner of GMail and select '''Settings'''.
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# Scroll toward the bottom and find the section labeled '''Signature:'''.
 
# Scroll toward the bottom and find the section labeled '''Signature:'''.
 
# Click the radio button next to the text box.
 
# Click the radio button next to the text box.
# Insert your email signature as described by '''CAPP 1-2 ''The CAP Guide to Effective Communication''''' page 42 and https://www.gocivilairpatrol.com/members/cap-national-hq/public-affairs-about/resource-library/toolkit/branding-resource-guide/sample-signature-bloc/.
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# Insert your email signature as described by [https://www.gocivilairpatrol.com/members/publications/pamphlets-1702/ '''CAPP 1-2 ''The CAP Guide to Effective Communication'''''] page 42 and the [https://www.gocivilairpatrol.com/members/cap-national-hq/public-affairs-about/resource-library/toolkit/branding-resource-guide/sample-signature-bloc/ '''''Public Affairs Sample Signature Block'''''] page.
 
## On the '''Public Affairs''' website, click '''Signature Block''' located on the right side of the page, and download the Word document.
 
## On the '''Public Affairs''' website, click '''Signature Block''' located on the right side of the page, and download the Word document.
 
## Open the Word document you downloaded, copy the signature labeled '''Preferred Signature Block''' and copy it in to the GMail signature text box.
 
## Open the Word document you downloaded, copy the signature labeled '''Preferred Signature Block''' and copy it in to the GMail signature text box.
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### '''Flickr''' URL: https://www.flickr.com/photos/civilairpatrol/sets/
 
### '''Flickr''' URL: https://www.flickr.com/photos/civilairpatrol/sets/
 
# Scroll to the bottom of the '''Settings''' page and click '''Save Changes'''.
 
# Scroll to the bottom of the '''Settings''' page and click '''Save Changes'''.
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== <span id="gmail phone"></span>GMail on your phone ==
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# Open the '''GMail''' app on your phone.
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# Tap on the three horizontal bars located in the upper left corner of the GMail app.
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# Scroll to the bottom of the menu and tap on '''Settings'''.
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# If you have multiple GMail accounts on your phone, select the appropriate account.
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# Scroll to the '''General''' section and tap on '''Mobile Signature'''.
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# In the text box that appears, enter your email signature, using the template provided on the Public Affairs Sample Signature Block page, under the Mobile Signature Block section, modifying your '''Grade''', '''Name''', and '''Duty Assignment''' as appropriate.
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# Tap '''OK''' to save your signature block.

Revision as of 20:53, 29 July 2018

This page describes how to add your CAP email signature to GMail.

GMail in the browser

  1. Log in to your GMail account.
  2. Click on the cogwheel located in the upper right corner of GMail and select Settings.
  3. Select the General tab.
  4. Scroll toward the bottom and find the section labeled Signature:.
  5. Click the radio button next to the text box.
  6. Insert your email signature as described by CAPP 1-2 The CAP Guide to Effective Communication page 42 and the Public Affairs Sample Signature Block page.
    1. On the Public Affairs website, click Signature Block located on the right side of the page, and download the Word document.
    2. Open the Word document you downloaded, copy the signature labeled Preferred Signature Block and copy it in to the GMail signature text box.
    3. Update your Grade, Name, Duty Assignment, Phone Number, and Website (if applicable/desired).
    4. Verify that the images for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Flickr all list their associated links. This can be done by clicking on each image in the signature box and verifying the URL listed in the box that apppears.
      1. Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/capnhq/
      2. Instagram URL: https://www.instagram.com/civil__air__patrol/
      3. Twitter URL: https://twitter.com/civilairpatrol
      4. Flickr URL: https://www.flickr.com/photos/civilairpatrol/sets/
  7. Scroll to the bottom of the Settings page and click Save Changes.

GMail on your phone

  1. Open the GMail app on your phone.
  2. Tap on the three horizontal bars located in the upper left corner of the GMail app.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the menu and tap on Settings.
  4. If you have multiple GMail accounts on your phone, select the appropriate account.
  5. Scroll to the General section and tap on Mobile Signature.
  6. In the text box that appears, enter your email signature, using the template provided on the Public Affairs Sample Signature Block page, under the Mobile Signature Block section, modifying your Grade, Name, and Duty Assignment as appropriate.
  7. Tap OK to save your signature block.