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How to Conveniently Sign a Document on Computer

2021-05-11 15:48:15 • by Jason Will

With everything being digitalized, conventionally signing documents seems too last season. It might appear to be relatively time consuming and elaborate. What if we told you that there are several applications to sign documents online, without going through the exhaustive process of getting it printed and scanned?

That's right! Signing documents has never been easier. Several apps to sign documents are now easily available, and by following a few simple steps, you can easily get e-signatures on them in a matter of seconds.

Following, we have mentioned two applications to sign documents, with step-by-step instructions for the whole process.

Wondershare Document Cloud

For a smooth online document experience that offers cloud storage and e-signatures, Wondershare Document Cloud is what you need.

The cloud storage feature gives you a whopping 100GB of storage. You can save your documents and access and download them from any platform, whenever you need them. The best part is that all your documents are safe and secure, so you can save them on Document Cloud without any fear.

Also, the e-signature feature provides you optimal convenience, as you can sign documents on any device or operating system, as it is a browser-based tool. With so much ease of use, Wondershare Document Cloud should be your definite choice.

Wondershare Document Cloud

All System-supported Platform

Premium 100GB Cloud Storage

High-quality Electronic Signature

Continuously Updated Service

How to Sign a Document Using Document Cloud

Following is a step-by-step guide on how to sign a document using Document Cloud.

Step 1: Visit the Website and Find the Related Tool

The first step is to access Document Cloud. For this, you will have to visit the website and go to the Document Cloud page, and sign in to your account.

click to cloud

Step 2: Choose the Documents to Upload From the Local Device

Once you have successfully signed in to your account, the next step is to upload the document on which you require the signature.

upload files to sign document

Step 3: Enter the Recipients Email Address

Now it’s time to enter the recipient’s email address. You can do so by clicking on “+” or if you want to send the document to multiple people, you can upload a CSV file.

batch add email address

Step 4: Initiate a Signature Process and Complete all the Required Information

Click on the required checkbox to:
(i) set signing order, or
(ii) to sign the document.

In the case of the latter, you can select whether to sign first or last.

set signing order to sign document

Step 5: Create Signature Fields and Send Documents for Signatures.

The most crucial step is to create the signature fields. You can add fields for signature, date, title, company, address, gender, age, and any other required information. When all the fields are added, you can send the documents to the concerned people for signatures.

drag and drop fields

Step 6: Sign Documents via Email Notification and Complete the Signature

When the recipients will receive the email, they will click on ”Sign the Document”, fill in the given fields, and then submit the signature.

fill in fields

How to Sign a Document Using PDFelement

If you’re working with PDF files, and are looking for an easy way to handle all the documents, WonderShare PDFelement will provide you all the help you need. This includes getting e-signatures on a PDF file, as signing files online is a more secure and professional way.

By connecting Document Cloud to PDFelement, you can easily link your cloud with your desktop and have easy access to all files.

Wondershare Document Cloud

All System-supported Platform

Premium 100GB Cloud Storage

High-quality Electronic Signature

Continuously Updated Service

Following is a step-by-step guide to sign documents on a computer using PDFelement.

Step 1: Open PDFelement Pro

Open the file on which you require the signature using PDFelement, and carry out the necessary edits.

open pdf document using pdfelement

Step 2: Save the Edited PDF to Document Cloud

Once the document details have been finalized, upload it to Document Cloud via PDFelement.

open pdf from document cloud

Go to File > Share > Document Cloud. Click on “Upload” to share the file to Document Cloud.

upload pdf to cloud

Step 3: Click Electronic Signature on PDFelement to Initiate a Process

Once the document has been uploaded to Document Cloud, click on “Electronic Signature” on the document on PDFelement. This will take you to the Document Cloud home page on the Wondershare website.

You can initiate the signature process by following the steps in the previous section.

app to sign documents


Signing documents on computers has become increasingly common and many businesses are resorting to it. It is no doubt, a very secure way to get signatures. Apps like Document Cloud and PDFelement have made this task easier with their profound features. I hope this comprehensive guide will benefit you in smoothly getting e-signatures.

Jason Will

Jason Will

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