How to sign a PDF

Digitally sign a PDF file

Follow these 6 steps to sign a PDF:

  1. Open your PDF in Adobe Reader

  2. Click 'Fill & Sign' in the upper right corner

  3. This opens a 'fill & sign' section, click on 'place signature'.

  4. Use your mouse to click and drag to create a signing area.

  5. Follow the dialog popup instructions to create a new adobe signature.

  6. Save the file.

That's it. It's easy to digitally sign a PDF in adobe reader.

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