Sign in to Acrobat Web at https://documentcloud.adobe.com with your Adobe ID and password, or with your social (Facebook or Google) account.
You can get documents signed by others using the Request Signatures service, which relies on cloud services provided by Adobe Sign.
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Besides PDF, you can send Microsoft Office files, various image files, HTML files, and text files for signing. Supported file types are: DOC, DOCX, RTF, XLS, XLSX, PPT, PPTX, TXT, CSV, HTML, HTM, TIFF, TIF, BMP, GIF, JPG, JPEG, and PNG.
Complete your edits before you send the documents for signature. The signed agreement is certified by Adobe Sign. Edits to the signed agreement will lose the certification.
Steps to send documents for signature:
In the top navigation bar, click Sign > Request Signatures.
In the Request Signatures landing page, do the following:
A. Recipient email B. Message C. Password protect D. Completion deadline E. Set reminder F. Add files G. Preview and add fields
To get a detailed description on any of these options, click the more info icon.
The document is now ready for adding fields that you want the signers to fill in or sign.
Note: If you have added multiple documents, the documents are converted into PDFs and combined into a single file. The combined file is opened for you to add appropriate fields.
The Specify Where to Fill & Sign page is displayed. If you are sending a flat-form, you see the simplified mode, else advanced mode is displayed.
You can switch the assignee of any field using the floating toolbar. The assigned colors to the signers make it easy to distinguish the fields for respective signers.
You can switch between simplified mode and advanced mode for multiple signers. To switch mode, click Switch To Simplified Mode in the right-pane.
When you've placed all desired fields in the document, click Send. A confirmation message is shown, and then a preview of the sent agreement is displayed. From the right pane of the agreement preview, you can do the following:
A copy of the sent agreement is also stored in your Adobe Document Cloud account. The Recent section at the bottom area of the Home page lists all the agreements you’ve sent recently. Alternatively, to see the list of all your agreements, click Documents in the top-menu bar, and then click All Agreements.
In addition to the existing Adobe Sign Manage dashboard, you can also use the new Adobe Acrobat home experience to track and manage your agreements and templates.
In the top-menu bar, click Documents > All Agreements. All the agreements are displayed along with the following information:
A. All Sign agreements B. View agreements by status C. View templates
B. View agreements by status: The agreements are listed by last modified date. To view the agreements as per their current status, click the appropriate status - In Progress, Waiting For You, Completed, Canceled, Expired, Archived or Draft.
C. View Templates: To see Sign templates, click Templates.
Select the agreement to view more details. A thumbnail of the agreement is displayed in the right pane. You can perform any of the following actions:
If you want to switch the view from Adobe Acrobat agreements and templates view to Adobe Sign view or vice versa, use the preference from within the Adobe Acrobat settings as mentioned below.
In the Adobe Acrobat home, click your profile and then click Settings.
In the Document Cloud settings dialog, select the option Use Adobe Sign Manage and click Save.
In the top-menu bar, click Documents > All Agreements. The Adobe Sign Manage dashboard is displayed.
From the dashboard, you can do the following: