How to Sign Documents with Echosign

Two Parts:Viewing the DocumentSigning the Document

EchoSign is an electronic document management tool available online that allows users to sign digital papers and documents. Using EchoSign, you can put your authentic penmanship or signature on important files like contracts, written agreements, deeds and reports. If you received a digital or soft copy of a document that needs to be signed with EchoSign, you can do so in just a few easy steps.

Part 1
Viewing the Document

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    Open your email account. Files that need to be signed electronically will be sent to your email address.
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    View the email. Select from your inbox the message that contains the documents to be signed, and open it.
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    Open the document. You won’t receive the document as an attachment. Instead, you’ll see a link on email message that leads to the EchoSign website where the document has been uploaded. Click the link to open the file on a new browser tab.

Part 2
Signing the Document

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    Look for the place where you need to sign. Scroll down the document, and find the part where your signature is required. You’ll see a “Click to sign” button on lines that you need to sign.
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    Place your signature. Select the “Click to sign” button, and a menu window where you can create your signature will appear right on top of the document. There are two ways to make a sign.
    • Type your name on the “Enter Your Name” text field, and a cursive version of it will appear right below. The cursive writing of your name will be used as your signature if you opt for it.
    • If you prefer to make your own, click the “I would like to draw my signature” link on the menu window, and use your mouse to draw your own signature.
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    Save your signature. Click the “Apply” button to save the signature you made. This will be used to sign the remaining parts of the document. Look for other parts where your signature is required, and just click the “Click to sign” button to instantly place your signature.
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    Submit the document. Once you’re done, select the “Click to eSign” button at the bottom of the file to complete the process. You’ve just finished signing a document using EchoSign!

Tips

  • After signing the document, you can choose to print or save it as a PDF if you want to have a copy.
  • You don’t need to reply to the email message to send back the document. Once you select the “Click to eSign” button, the sender will immediately receive a notification that you’ve signed it.

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