How to Create Signature for PDF Documents on iPhone





More and more official papers are transformed into PDF documents, and you may be asked to sign one electronically when you are not on your computer (here, by the way, here is how to sign a PDF document. using a Mac or PC). If you’re using an iPhone, it’s actually not that difficult; you can create a signature and reuse it using the iPhone’s built-in markup tool.

Here’s what to do:

  • Open the PDF document in Markup.
  • Tap the plus sign at the bottom right.
  • Press the Signature button.
  • If you haven’t created any signatures yet, tap the label at the top labeled “New Signature.” (If you don’t see “New Signature,” tap the plus sign in the top left corner.)

In the markup, tap the plus, then tap the Signature button.

In the markup, tap the plus, then tap the Signature button.

You can label your saved signature.

You can label your saved signature.

  • You will have the option to label your new signature with your full name, last name, nickname, etc. Or you can choose not to have a label at all.
  • Once you have chosen your label, you can then sign your name at the bottom of the screen. There is a “Clear” button if you decide you need to try more than once to get it right. Tap “Done” in the upper right corner when you’re ready.
  • Your signature will then appear in a box on your document. You can move it and / or resize it until you are happy with how it looks on the document. When you’re ready, tap anywhere outside of the area. You can then use the markup for any other changes.

Draw your signature;  press

Draw your signature; press “Clear” if that does not suit you.

Move the completed signature where you want it.

Move the completed signature where you want it.

  • When you’re ready, tap “Done” in the top left corner and save the file.

The next time you open a PDF in Markup on your phone, tap the Signature button and the signature (or signatures) you saved will be there. Just tap on it and it will be dropped into your document. You can always select “Add or Remove Signature” if you wish.

The next time you need to sign something, your signature will be waiting for you.

The next time you need to sign something, your signature will be waiting for you.

Get rid of an old signature by pressing

Get rid of an old signature by pressing “Add or remove signature”.




Leave a Comment