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How to digitally sign a PDF when you don't have access to a printer and scanner

  • You can digitally sign a PDF in several different ways.
  • The most popular software for digitally signing PDFs is Adobe Acrobat Reader, but other options exist on PCs, Macs, the internet, and mobile apps.
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These days, many people don’t own a printer or scanner, and with so many people working from home, something as simple as signing a document can quickly become tedious and frustrating. Fortunately, technology has come a long way, and it’s now possible to sign a PDF document digitally — no more printing or scanning required. Here’s our guide on how to digitally sign a PDF so you don’t have to buy printer ink again.

How to sign a PDF online for free

If you only sign PDFs digitally occasionally, or you use a Chromebook, Adobe or Preview may not work for you. In this case, many websites and applications also exist online that allow you to digitally sign a PDF for free. Services like HelloSign and DocuSign are easy to use and allow you to digitally sign a certain number of PDFs per month before requiring any subscription fee. Just keep in mind that you’ll need to upload the PDF into the chosen site before you can sign it.