Electronic Signatures


You can create an electronic signature in Preview to sign documents electronically.

Steps to create an electronic signature:
1. Open a PDF in Preview.

2. Open the annotation tool bar. Click on the electronic signature drop down and select "Create Signature from FaceTime Camera (Built-in)..."
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3. Write your signature on a piece of paper and hold it up to the camera on your computer until the signature appears right above the blue line. Click "Accept".
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4. Once you've created your signature, it will appear when you click on the Electronic Signature menu.
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5. You can create additional signatures to be stored in Preview by repeating steps 2 and 3.

6. You can add and/or delete stored signatures by going to "Manage Signatures...."
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7. Here you can choose to add or delete a stored signature by clicking the "+" or "-" below the listed signatures.
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8. To add a signature to a PDF, click on the Electronic Signature in the Annotations toolbar, then crosshairs will appear on the PDF. Click and drag to add your signature. It can be resized and/or moved on the page to wherever it is needed.
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