Automatically insert date into signature or subject when composing emails in Outlook

Inserting current date into email body or subject helps to remind recipients of the certain date you sending this message. Kutools for Outlook has options for automatically inserting date into the subject and signature when composing new emails in Outlook.

Automatically insert date into signature when composing new/replying/forwarding emails

Automatically insert date into subject when composing emails

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Automatically insert date into signature when composing new/replying/forwarding emails

For automatically inserting date into signature when composing new emails, replying, or forwarding emails, please do as follows.

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1. Click Kutools > Options. See screenshot:
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2. In the Options dialog box, please check the Add date signature when create new, reply and forward email box under New tab, and then click the OK button.
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Tips:
(1). You can change the signature information on the text box based on your needs;
(2). You can copy one of the date code from the Usage section to the Add date signature when new email box.
(3). If necessary, you can click the Date Format button behind the Add date signature when create new, reply and forward email box to change the date and time format in the signature.

From now on, when creating new email messages, the signature with current date or DateTime will be inserted into email body automatically.

Note: If you have created signature with Outlook’s Signature feature, this option will replace the Outlook Signature.


Automatically insert date into subject when composing emails

This section will guide you to automatically insert date into the subject line when creating new email messages.

1. Click Kutools > Options. See screenshot:
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2. In the Options dialog box, check the Add date into subject when creating new email box under New tab, and then click the OK button. See screenshot:
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Tips:
(1). You can change the subject content as you need in the Add date signature when new email box.
(2). You can copy one of the date code from the Usage section to the Add date signature when new email box, such as <<Date>>, <<UTCDateTime>>, etc.
(3). If needed, please click the Date Format button behind the Add date into subject when creating new email box to change the date and time format in the subject.

When creating new email messages each time in Outlook, the current date will be automatically inserted into the subject.
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Notes

Change the date and time format in subject or signature:

(1) In the Options dialog, on the New tab, you can click the Date Format buttons to customize the date time format in the subject or signature.
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(2) Now the Date Time Format dialog box comes out, you can pick up the date format and time from both Available formats list boxes, or type in the custom format code into the Custom format boxes too.


Demo: Automatically insert date into signature or subject when composing emails in Outlook


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