E-sign Documents with HelloSign

HelloSign is an on-line service from DropBox. It allows you to e-sign many types of documents, including PDFs, MS Word Documents, and Images.

You can sign up for a free HelloSign account here. The free account can be used to sign 3 times per month (you can sign multiple files/pages each time).

To e-sign a document with HelloSign, follow these steps:

  1. Go to HelloSign.com and click on “Free trial”
  2. Enter your e-mail and click “Create an account” or connect a Google or Dropbox account instead.
  3. On the “Choose a plan” page scroll all the way to the bottom and click “Try our free plan”
  4. You will receive an email to confirm your HelloSign account; click the link “Confirm Email”
  5. You will be logged in and presented with the “What needs to be signed?” page
    1. Click “Upload file” to pick a file from your computer
    2. Or drag and drop the files you want to sign
    3. The uploaded files will be displayed
    4. Click “Next” to continue
  6. You will see the “Who needs to sign?” page
    1. If you are the only signer, click “I’m the only signer”
    2. If you need multiple people to sign, enter their name and email address (they will receive an email asking them to sign the document), then click “Next” to continue
  7. When presented with your document:
    1. Click the “Signature” button, then click anywhere in the document
    2. You can create a new signature by drawing, typing, or uploading an image
    3. Draw/Type your signature
    4. Click “Insert” to continue
  8. Drag and resize your signature as desired, then complete the rest of the form
    1. Use the buttons on the left, then click anywhere in the document to complete other fields in the form
    2. Click “Next” to continue
  9. The document is now signed and complete
    1. Click “Download document” to save and download the file
    2. If you want to email this document, enter an email address
    3. Click “Send Document” to send a link to the desired recipients (only a link is sent, not the file)
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