How to Create a Signature with Acrobat Pro

By Christina Freeman

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Acrobat Pro, the paid version of Adobe Acrobat Reader, has a variety of business and home office uses, including a feature that allows you to sign an Acrobat Document using a Digital ID. The process is relatively simple and will allow you to sign any document that can be opened with Adobe Acrobat. Common uses for creating a signature in Acrobat Pro include: signing digital contracts, invoices, approval of documents, etc.

Create a Signature in Adobe Acrobat Pro

Open the Acrobat document you wish to sign in Adobe Acrobat Pro.

Click on "Advanced" in the top menu bar.

Sign and Certify

Scroll down to the option under "Advanced" titled "Sign and Certify" and choose "Sign Document."

When prompted, outline a box for your signature field using your mouse cursor.

Create your Digital ID by following the instructions in the prompt box that appears.

Type your password if necessary.

Click "Sign" and name the new signed document that you have created.