Top Gmail Labs – Signature Tweaks

Note: This Lab has graduated to a full-fledged feature! To learn more, check out our video about How to Insert your Gmail Signature before Quoted Text.


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  1. this was a great explanation of a gmail feature that I figured existed, and badly wanted, but didn’t know where to find. somehow, I came to this page, and I feel lucky about my fate today! thanks!


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  2. This was a very helpful explanation about how to place the signature line appropriately.


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  3. Hello,

    I can’t see the labs option. I did find somewhere that labs was retired? And somewhere else in the Netherlands we can’t access labs?
    Is that correct or should I look somewhere else?


    • Hi Thies,

      Some individual labs have been retired, and the labs concept has been retired for other Google products (like Maps, I believe), but Gmail Labs does still exist.

      So when you go to Gmail Settings, there is no Labs tab?

      I am not sure about country-specific availability of Gmail Labs though.


  4. I’m using Google Apps Standard. I have the Standard on many domains, and most of them show “Signature Tweaks” in Labs. But one domain doesn’t. Why is this? And can I download or apply “Signature Tweaks” in some other way?


  5. Ah, nevermind. I figured out why “Signature Tweaks” isn’t in the Labs on some of my domains. It’s b/c those domains without it in Labs are updated versions of Google Apps, and the updated versions of Google Apps, have a check box to apply your signature before the quoted text under the signature box in General, Settings.


  6. Hi there,

    I watched the video but can’t find the “Signature tweaks”in Labs. Not sure why!

    Please can you help??


    • Dan,

      It appears this lab has graduated! It can now be found in the General section of your mail settings. Scroll down to Signature, and you should see a checkable box saying:

      ‘Insert this signature before quoted text in replies and remove the “–” line that precedes it.’

      Great news as this was a very nice addition.


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