How to insert signatures into Word documents
Sign Word documents with ease using Adobe Acrobat Sign. You can place an electronic signature or digital signature in nearly any type of document, including a PDF file, Microsoft Excel file and more. Acrobat Sign and Microsoft Word are especially compatible. Just upload your document to Acrobat Sign and add an electronic signature with a few clicks.
Sign up and login.
1. Sign up and login.
Sign up for a free Acrobat Sign account if you don’t already have one and log in. Then select “Fill and Sign Yourself” from the home screen.
Drag and drop.
2. Drag and drop.
Either drag and drop a Word document to the files box or click “Add a file from your computer” to select the Word doc you need to sign and select next.
3. Add text.
Click anywhere on your Word document to add comments or text where needed.
Select signature placement and type.
4. Select signature placement and type.
Select the “Add signature” tool and then click in the Word document. Then click on the area where a signature line is needed. Choose your preferred digital signature setup as the signer: entering your full name as typed text, drawing a signature with a mouse, uploading an image of your signature (such as a JPG), or sign with your finger on your touch screen.
Select “Apply” to add your electronic signature to your Word document.
Click the “Done” button and either download a copy of a signed document as a PDF or send a copy of the signed document to the email address of your choice.
- Sign up and login.
- Drag and drop.
- Add text.
- Select signature placement and type.
Learn more about the Acrobat Sign plug-in for Microsoft Word.
With the Acrobat Sign plug-in, open any Microsoft Office file and use that as the basis for a new agreement.
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