How to add your signature to a pdf document

Follow these steps in Adobe Acrobat to add how to add your signature to a pdf document signature to a PDF file by typing, drawing, or inserting a signature file. Get PDFs signed by others using Adobe Sign. Based on the intent, you use different types of signatures.

This document provides instructions for Acrobat DC and Acrobat 2017. If you’re using Acrobat XI, see Acrobat XI Help. 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. Open the PDF document or form that you want to sign. To add text, such as your name, company, title, or date, drag and drop your personal saved information from the right hand pane onto a form field. Click at the place in your document where you want to add the text, and start typing. Use the field toolbar to make appropriate changes. If you have already added signatures or initials, they are displayed as options to choose from.