How to Create a Custom Digital Signature in Adobe Acrobat Reader


A digital signature proves to users that your PDF document is legitimate and unaltered since it was signed. But we’ll admit — the default display looks a little boring. This step-by-step guide will show how to add and customize a digital signature in Adobe Acrobat.

A digital signature is an unspoofable, cryptographic signature. Just to clarify, it differs from a normal signature or e-signature (i.e., an electronic version of your name written out) because it proves your signature is legitimate and prevents alterations from occurring to it in transit. To make it easy to use, there’s a visual display of the digital signature in Adobe Acrobat Reader that looks like this:

A graphic that shows what happens when you know how to create a digital signature in adobe
Image caption: An example of how my document signing certificate’s information displays by default in the digital signature field.

But what if you don’t like how the signature displays by default? If you want to make your digital signature look more traditional, you can do that, and we’ll show you how.

Let’s hash it out.

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