How to Sign a PDF Form on Your iPad

Sometimes you need to sign a PDF form without breaking the signature fields for other signers, but it just won't work for some reason. This will work... I promise!

388 Views 19 Likes
How to Sign a PDF Form on Your iPad
13 Steps
Supplies
Embed
1

Alert 1: This will only work if you have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader app installed on your iPad. Here is the link: itunes.apple.com/us/app/adobeā€¦

2

Alert 2: This will not work if you have opened the PDF in another app, like Preview. Start with a "fresh" PDF form.

Recommended For You
3

Find a PDF form on your iPad. In my example, I am starting with a PDF in my email.

4
Hold your finger on the PDF until this window pops up. Select "Copy to Adobe Reader."

Hold your finger on the PDF until this window pops up. Select "Copy to Adobe Reader."

5
Complete the form > Select the Writing Tools

Complete the form > Select the Writing Tools

6
If the Signature tool is grayed out, select the Pen tool.

If the Signature tool is grayed out, select the Pen tool.

7
Write your signature. You can move it and resize it, if necessary. Select Save.

Write your signature. You can move it and resize it, if necessary. Select Save.

8
Select Done.

Select Done.

9
Select the Action Button > Select Share File

Select the Action Button > Select Share File

10
Choose Mail

Choose Mail

11
Send the email as usual. Tip 1: Cc yourself, so you have a copy for your records. Tip 2: The items you entered into the fillable part of the form will only show when viewing in Adobe Acrobat.

Send the email as usual. Tip 1: Cc yourself, so you have a copy for your records. Tip 2: The items you entered into the fillable part of the form will only show when viewing in Adobe Acrobat.

12
The PDF, when opened in Adobe Acrobat, Still has the regular signature fields, so others can still sign.

The PDF, when opened in Adobe Acrobat, Still has the regular signature fields, so others can still sign.

13

If you have any questions, email Laura Hearnsberger.

keyboard shortcuts:     previous step     next step
Comments
0 COMMENTS
View More Comments