Sign a PDF Online with eSignature

Electronically sign a PDF file in 6 easy steps on any device

You are just a few simple steps away from your first signature on a PDF

  1. Open the PDF file saved on your device and import
  2. Click on Sign and choose "Sign Yourself"
  3. Click Signature, and then drag and drop the signature box
  4. Draw, type, or upload an image of your signature
  5. Drag, resize and position the signature inside your PDF file

Take a look at our detailed guide below:

Step 1: Log into SignEasy

If you are using our mobile app for the first time, you can download it from the app store

Enter your email address and password to log in. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up for free

Why should you login? Because we can save your custom settings and keep your signature embedded and secure.

Step 2: Import your PDF 

Now, import the PDF file from where it is saved on your device to add the signature

You can even import documents from one of our many app integrations such as Evernote, Google Drive, Box, Dropbox, or OneDrive. 

Step 3: Click ‘Sign’

Tap the blue “Sign” button at the bottom which will then ask you “Who needs to sign?” Choose the “Sign Yourself” option.

Sign Yourself Option
Sign Yourself Option


Step 4: Add signature field

Tap the file to add annotations. Click the “Signature” option. Now drag and drop the signature box to the place where you need the signature on the document. You can also format the PDF file adding special fields such as date, text and checkboxes. 

Add Signature Option
Add signature Option


Step 5: Add your eSignature

Draw, type, or upload your signature.

Using SignEasy for the first time? 

Create and save your signature. Draw your signature using a font of your choice—blue, red or black. 

Prefer your own unique handwritten signature? Select “image” to upload an image of your signature.

Not happy with the results? Erase/remove the signature and redo until you are completely satisfied with your eSignature.



Options to add Signatures
Inserting a signature

Step 6: Send signed document

Once you have inserted the signature, your document is now ready to be shared. Send the PDF document online via email, Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, Evernote, OneDrive, and other apps. 

And you’re done! It’s that simple!

You will receive a time-stamped audit trail along with the signed document in your inbox so you can easily keep track of the signature process. 


Now that you know how to sign a PDF yourself, do you want to send it out for signatures? You can request signatures by simply adding the email address of the signer. Add multiple signers if you need to send the PDF to more than one.

Prefer using other platforms? We’ve got you covered!

Learn how to eSign a PDF in Adobe Reader

Signing PDFs in Adobe Reader is easy. But first, make sure you have the most recent version installed to enjoy the latest features.

  1. Open the PDF document in Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  2. Click Fill & Sign in the toolbar on the right.
  3. Then select Sign, and click Add Signature.
  4. You will be given three options to add signature to PDF—Draw, type, and upload an image.
  5. Drag, resize and position the signature inside your PDF file.
  6. When you’re ready, click on the Apply button.

How to eSign PDFs using Preview on Mac

If you own a Mac, then you have the privilege to use the built-in Preview app to sign a PDF. Follow these simple to learn how to eSign PDF on Mac.

  1. Open the PDF document you want to sign in Preview.
  2. At the top of the screen, you’ll find the menu bar. Select the toolbox icon.
  3. Click the Signature icon in the Markup tools.
Sign Document in the Webapp
Sign Document in the Webapp

4.Draw your signature manually or upload a picture of your signature.

Create or upload your signature
Create or upload your signature

5.Once you’ve added your signature, Click Done.

add your signature
Add your eSignature

6.Drag and resize the signature to your liking.

Finish signing
Change size of signature and finish signing

Want to make your PDF more interactive? Learn how to easily hyperlink your PDF documents.

Sign PDF file online for free

With SignEasy, you can electronically sign PDF documents online while working remotely. SignEasy simplifies the signing process for you so you can just focus on important tasks at hand.

When you use SignEasy, you won’t need a scanner, printer, or even patience to eSign a PDF. Just follow these simple steps mentioned above and become a pro at eSigning contracts, invoices, agreements, NDAs, offer letters, forms, or even acknowledging claims and travel proofs.

All you have to do is pick a digital device of your choice (desktop, mobile, or tablet) to get started. It’s easy!

Why now is the time to onboard an eSignature solution for your business

Now, more than ever, businesses are sharing important documents online to be signed on the fly. In the past, signing PDF files meant printing, signing, scanning, and resending. A lot of small business owners are moving away from this laborious process to save their business and clients a great deal of time. Slow processes can only delay important business transactions, especially if it involves collecting more than one signature. 

Opting for powerful eSignature solutions like SignEasy, Adobe Sign, and DocuSign can completely change the way you do business. You can sign and collect signatures from any digital device and save your business printing, scanning, and mailing costs. You will also be able to track the progress of the document, send reminders, and integrate with your favorite tools to improve collaboration and maximize productivity.

Frequently asked questions

Are electronic signatures legally binding?

Yes. Electronic signatures are the same as handwritten signatures in the eyes of the law. SignEasy complies with all major eSignature laws around the world, including eIDAS in the EU and the ESIGN Act in the United States, so you can rest assured that your documents are legally binding.

What are eSignatures used for?

Contracts, NDAs, agreements, expense reports, job offers, invoices … if it’s a document on your computer or smartphone, you can eSign it using our software! There’s no limit to the types of files you can sign electronically – that’s the magic of eSignatures.

How do I sign a PDF document online?

Similar to Apple Pages and Numbers, you can upload any pages document to your SignEasy account, whether you’re on desktop or mobile. Then, you can either sign it yourself or request a signature from a colleague or client.

Is there a difference between an electronic signature and a digital signature?

Yes – they are similar, but they have one important differentiator. While eSignatures are simply a digital version of your handwritten signature, digital signatures use certificate-based IDs to confirm a signature’s validity.

Which document formats does SignEasy support?

SignEasy is compatible with most leading document types, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Pages, Numbers, and PDF file.

How do I sign documents in SignEasy?

It couldn’t be easier! First, log into your account, then choose the Word document or any other document format you want to upload (even if you don’t typically use SignEasy to sign PDFs, the software will automatically convert your files into PDFs when exported). Then, drag and drop your signature from the toolbar into the document.

How can I create documents easily to send for signing?

Any document you create is a document you can easily send out for an electronic signature