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To sign a PDF form, you can type, draw, or insert an image of your handwritten signature or initials. Open the PDF document or form in Acrobat. Sign and fill PDFs online for free when you try the Adobe Acrobat PDF form filler. Add an electronic signature to a PDF document online in a few easy steps.
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You can sign a document to attest to its contents or approve the document. This document explains how to sign a document or agreement using Acrobat or Reader desktop application.
To sign a PDF document or form, you can type, draw, or insert an image of your handwritten signature. You can also add text, such as your name, company, title, or the date. When you save the document, the signature and text become part of the PDF.
You can also capture a picture of your signature on mobile using Adobe Acrobat Reader mobile app and save it in Adobe Document Cloud so that it’s synced and available for use across your desktop and other mobile devices.
For more information, see Capture your signature on mobile and use it everywhere. Click the Sign icon in the toolbar. The form fields are detected automatically. Hover the mouse over a field to display a blue box. Click anywhere in the blue box, the cursor will be placed at the right position automatically. Type your text to fill the field. You can choose your desired color to fill the PDF form. By default, the signature color is black. To retain the default color of the signature, make sure the Retain Original Color For Signature option is unchecked.
For more information on filling your form, see Fill out your PDF form. Click the Sign icon in the toolbar, and then choose whether you want to add your signature or just initials. If you’ve already added your signature or initials, just select it from the Sign options, and then click at the place in the PDF where you want to add your signature. Skip to the next step. If you are signing for the first time, you see the Signature or Initials panel.
Below is an example of the Signature panel. Click Apply , and then click at the place in the PDF where you want to place the signature or initial. To move the placed signature or initial, click the field to highlight it and then use the arrow keys.
To resize or delete the field, use the options in field toolbar. If someone has used Adobe Acrobat Sign to send you an agreement for signing, you receive an email notification with a link to sign the agreement.
Also, if you use Acrobat DC or Acrobat Reader DC desktop application, you see a notification that an agreement has been shared with you for signing. In the Sign section, click All Agreements. All the agreements shared or received for signature are displayed.
Double-click the agreement with the Waiting For You status, or select the agreement, and click Sign in the right-pane. The agreement opens. Click the signature field. Click the link of the agreement received in your email for signing. The agreement opens in web browser. After you have signed the form, you can share it with others.
Draw: Draw your signature in the field. Image: Browse and select an image of your signature. Save Signature: When this check box is selected, and you’re signed in to Acrobat Reader or Acrobat, the added signature is saved securely in Adobe Document Cloud for reuse. If you want to use an image as your signature: Sign your name in black ink on a clean, blank sheet of white paper. Sign in the middle of the paper so you don’t photograph or scan the edges.
Photograph or scan your signature. If you are taking a picture of your signature, make sure that the page is lit and that no shadows fall across the signature.
Transfer the photo or scan to your computer. You do not need to crop the image. Sign an agreement. Do one of the following to sign an agreement sent to you using Acrobat Sign:. Click in the fields and enter any requested information. Mobile: Select this option to create your signature on a mobile device. Enter your mobile number and click Send.
A link is sent to your mobile. Clicking the link opens the web browser on your mobile device where you can draw or select an image of your signature. Save: When this check box is selected, and you’re signed in to Acrobat Reader or Acrobat, the added signature is saved securely in Adobe Document Cloud for reuse. Click Apply to place the signature or initial. Click Click To Sign. Send your signed PDFs.
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