How To Add And Create Stationery In Outlook

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There is a stationery library in Outlook for your applying. However, you may not find out a fit one for your email message in some cases. And here we will show you how to create custom stationery in Microsoft Outlook.

Step 1: Create a new email message, and configure its formats.

Step 2: Click the File > Save As.

Step 3: The Save As dialog box comes out, copy and paste the %appdata%\microsoft\stationeryin the address box, and press the Enter key. See the screen shot:


Step 4: Type a stationery name in the File name: box.

Step 5: In the drop down list of Save as type:, select the HTML (*.htm; *html).


Step 6: Click the Save button.

Close the message window. And stationery with the formats style that you configured in Step 1 has been created and saved. The new stationery is added into the stationery library, and you can apply it later.

arrow blue right bubbleAdd And Apply Stationery For All Email Messages

This section is about how to add or apply stationery for all email messages, including all new email messages, replying messages, and formatting messages.

Step 1: Open the Outlook Options dialog box:

  1. In Outlook 2010 / 2013, click the File > Options;
  2. In Outlook 2007, click the Tools > Options.

Step 2: Click the Stationery and Fonts button.

  1. In Outlook 2010 / 2013, click the Mail button in the left bar, and the Stationery and Fonts button stays in the Compose messages section.
  2. In Outlook 2007, the Stationery and Fonts button is placed in the Stationery and Fonts section under the Mail Format tab.


Step 3: In the Signatures and Stationery dialog box, please select theme and font by clicking the Theme button and Font buttons.


Note: In the Theme or stationery for new HTML e-mail message section, if you select a theme, and select the Use theme’s font in the font box, the Font button in New mail message section is gray and invalid. So does the Font button in the Replying and forwarding messages section.

Step 4: Click OK button.

After you finish the setting, the selected stationery will be added and applied to all new email messages, replying messages, and forwarding messages.

arrow blue right bubbleAdd And Apply Stationery For One Email Message

Occasionally, you may want to apply stationery for just one special message. And you can do it as following:

First of all, make sure the main outlook interface is in the Mail view. It will shift to the mail view by clicking the Mail button in the Navigation pane.

Step 1: Click the Home > New Items > E-mail Message Using > More Stationery in Outlook 2010 / 2013.


If you are using the Outlook 2007, please click the Actions > New Mail Message Using > More Stationery.

Step 2: In the Theme or Stationery dialog box, select stationery from the Choose a Theme: box, and click OK.


Step 3: A new message window opens, and selected stationery is applied in it. Just compose your email message and send it.