Here’s a brand-new tutorial on how to create a digital signature. We will be using an online tool pdf.co to create a digital signature in word or pdf.

First, let me tell you something about digital signatures and then we will move to the part where we will see step by step guide on how to create a digital signature in word or pdf.

Digital Signature

Digital signatures are a way to sign the documents online. In today’s online paperless word where we use to share documents on daily-basis sometimes there are documents that need signatures, for example, a most common online document that needs to be signed are Non-disclosure agreement, this is where Digital Signatures comes to rescue.

How to sign documents online

The first step is to go to this link.

https://app.pdf.co/sign-pdf

Now we have to choose the file which we want to sign. Go to any of these options or just drag and drop you file in this box.

Sign PDF Online

Here we opt for the first option “Choose file”, After clicking on choose file button, a brand-new mini-window will open on your display from where you choose your file.

Sign PDF Online

After selecting a file, the tool will take some time to process the document.

As soon as the file is processed the document will be opened and will look like this.

Signing PDF Files

The subsequent step you’ll do is to choose who will sign this file. If you are the one who is going to sign the document click on “Me only”, if you want to you and others to sign the document click on “Me + others” and if you want to ask someone else to sign the document click on “Others Only”

Upon clicking “Me + Others” and “Others only” these windows will open.

“Me + Others”

You can invite them by adding their name and email.

PDF Signing

“Others only”

Add the name and email of the person to sign the document.

After clicking on “Me only” a new window will open which looks like the below figure.

PDF Signature

Here you have these options available to choose from.

  1. Add Signature
  2. Add text
  3. Add Image
  4. Add Checkmark
  5. Add Crossmark
  6. Add radio button

As we are adding a signature into the opened file in this tutorial we will choose “Add signature”.

After this, new mini-window pop-ups and the option tabs you can choose from include:

Saved, Draw, Upload, Type and three colors (black, red, blue).

Saved is the tab where you can use an already saved signature, as you are using this for the first time this tab will be empty.

Sign PDF Files

The draw is the tab where you can draw the signature using your mouse cursor, left click the mouse inside the box and draw your signature.

You can also upload your already saved signature from your files and add that in the opened document.

The last tab is the “Type”, where you can type your signature change its size, color, and font.

In this tutorial we will use this “Type” tab to add the signature I am writing the word ”mohsan” changing its font and color, it will look like this.

Sign Online PDF

After clicking on “Insert signature” button the signature will be added to the document you can drag the signature change its size and can place it anywhere on the document. The output will be like this.

PDF E sign

After adding the signature click on “Proceed and Save” button to save the document.

Sign PDF Documents

 Now finally the document is saved. And is shown in the dashboard.

PDF Signature Online

You can download the Final PDF from here and can use it according to your needs.

Hurray, we did it. Hope you liked this tutorial and it was helpful.

Check this video to see how this tool works: