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How To Electronically Sign A Pdf?

How To Electronically Sign A Pdf?

There was a time when signing important documents required putting pen to paper. But with the advent of technology, this process has become much simpler and faster. Nowadays, electronic signatures are accepted as legally binding in many countries around the world. But how does one electronically sign a PDF? It’s actually quite simple and can be done with just a few clicks. In this blog post, we’ll look at how to electronically sign a PDF, from setting up your digital signature to actually signing off on the document. We’ll also look at some tips and tricks along the way that will make this process even easier and more efficient. Let’s dive in!

What is an electronic signature?

An electronic signature is a digital version of a handwritten signature that can be used to sign documents electronically. In order to create an electronic signature, you will need to have a digital ID, which can be obtained from a number of online providers. Once you have a digital ID, you can use it to sign documents electronically by using software that is designed for this purpose. There are many software programs available that allow you to create electronic signatures, and they vary in terms of features and price.

What are the benefits of using an electronic signature?

There are many benefits to using electronic signatures, including:

1. Increased security – With an electronic signature, you can be sure that your document is secure and cannot be tampered with.

2. Efficiency – Electronic signatures save time and hassle by eliminating the need to print, sign and scan documents.

3. Environmentally friendly – By using electronic signatures, you can help reduce paper waste and save trees.

4. Cost effective – There is no need to purchase special paper or ink for electronic signatures, which can save you money in the long run.

How to electronically sign a PDF document

If you need to sign a PDF document electronically, there are a few different ways that you can do it. One popular method is to use Adobe Acrobat Reader. This software allows you to open PDF documents and add your signature using a digital signature.

Once you’ve added your signature to the PDF document, you’ll need to save the document and then send it to the recipient.

How to create an electronic signature

If you need to sign a PDF, there are a few ways to do it electronically. One way is to use a service like Adobe Sign or DocuSign. Another way is to use a software program like PDFelement.

With Adobe Sign or DocuSign, you can upload your PDF and add your signature electronically. With PDFelement, you can open your PDF and add your signature using the built-in tools.

To sign a PDF with Adobe Sign or DocuSign:

1. Upload the PDF to the service.
2. Add your name and email address.
3. Choose how you want to sign the document.
4. Follow the instructions to add your signature electronically.
5. Download the signed document.

To sign a PDF with PDFelement:
1. Open the PDF in PDFelement.
2. Click “Annotations” > “Signature” > “Create Signature” > “Draw Signature” or “Type Signature” > “Place Signature” > “Apply” > “Save As”> choose file format and save location and click “Save”> enter password if needed and click “OK” to finish adding signature in encrypted pdf document; OR click “Annotations” > “Stamps” and select predefined stamps such as “Approved”, “Rejected”, etc., then click


Electronically signing a PDF is an incredibly convenient process that can save time and effort. Not only does it make the sign-up process easier, but it also ensures that all documents are properly secured with strong encryption to guarantee authenticity. By following these simple instructions, you now have all the information you need to electronically sign any document quickly and confidently. Whether you’re signing a contract or just sending an agreement to others, electronic signature technology has made signings more efficient than ever before.

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