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How to Collect Electronic Signatures in a Word Document

How to Collect Electronic Signatures in a Word Document

An electronic signature or eSignature is a digital version of a handwritten signature. This brief blog will guide you through the process of using BoldSign to capture an eSignature in a Word document.

Create the document

With BoldSign, you can effortlessly upload a Word document, add a signature field, and send the document for signing. Here’s how:

  1. Log in to your BoldSign account or create a new BoldSign account.

  2. Sign -In Page
    Sign -In Page
  3. Click Create New and select the Create New Document option.

  4. Create New Document Option
    Create New Document Option
  5. You will be directed to the Prepare document for signing page. Here, add the Word document you want signed in the Add files section. You can upload it from your computer or from cloud storage.

  6. Add Files Section Option
    Add Files Section Option
  7. In the Add Recipients section, add who you want to sign the document by specifying their names and email addresses.

  8. Click Next to go to the configure fields page.

  9. Add Recipients Section
    Add Recipients Section
  10. On the Configure fields page, drag and drop the Signature form field onto the document.

  11. Click Send to send the document for signature.

  12. Configure Fields Page
    Configure Fields Page

Sign the document

Recipients will receive an email notification of the signature request. Both signers with and without BoldSign accounts can sign the document by clicking the link provided in the email. Here’s what the signing process looks like:

  1. Open the document received through email by clicking Review and Sign.

  2. Review and Sign Link in Emai
    Review and Sign Link in Email
  3. Select the checkbox to accept the electronic signature disclosure terms and then click Continue.

  4. Terms and Conditions
    Terms and Conditions Option
  5. On the signing page, click Start signing.

  6. Start signing button
    Start signing button
  7. Add your signature in the signature field and then click Complete signing at the top-right corner.

  8. Complete Signing Option
    Complete Signing Option

    A confirmation message will appear, informing you that the document has been signed successfully.

    Confirmation Message
    Confirmation Message

Conclusion

Thank you for taking the time to read our guide. I hope you now have an understanding of how to use BoldSign for signing Word documents.

Seize the opportunity to electronically sign your documents by initiating your 30-day free trial. Your feedback is invaluable to us, so please share your thoughts in the comments. If you require assistance or wish to explore our services further, consider scheduling a demo or reaching out to our dedicated support team through our support portal.

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Evans Omondi Otieno

Evans is a Technical Assistant at BoldSign. His passion lies in creating high-quality content for users through effective documentation. His multifaceted skills encompass technical expertise, creativity, and a keen understanding of user needs.

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Evans Omondi Otieno

Evans is a Technical Assistant at BoldSign. His passion lies in creating high-quality content for users through effective documentation. His multifaceted skills encompass technical expertise, creativity, and a keen understanding of user needs.

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