How To Insert Signature In Word [Full Guide]

Hello readers, this is our new article on this website. In this article, we are going to share How to Insert Signature In Word. If you are a MS Word  user and want to know about this then you can read this full article. You will get to know many things about this. Let’s start reading.

Easy Way to Add Insert Signature in Word

How To Insert Signature In Word

Well, there are not a lot of ways to do it. You can use only two methods to add signature in the Word, and I will define you both of the ways and also one good thing about this is, that you no longer need the latest version of MS Word. you can even use this in an old version of MS Word, like as I use MS Word 2003 and even I can add a signature using this old version of Word. there are two types of signatures,

signature line or the simple signature. Signature line is when you find your name written in the last of the document where they tell you to do a signature. Another signature is like doing it digitally with normal texts, or doing it with a scanner and it will print your real signature on the document. So we will be talking about it all about it. So let’s get started.

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How To Insert a Signature In Word Using a Scanner?

So this is the first method of adding signatures in word using a scanner. For this method the scanner is a must. You can not apply this method without a scanner, if you have a scanner, then just follow the following steps to add your signature in the document using Word.

  1. Do your signature on paper and scan it in, into your computer.
  2. Save your scanned file as an image in the computer using a scanner.
  3. Open your Word file and click wherever you want to add your signature in.
  4. Then click on insert.
    How To Insert Signature In Word
  5.  Then click on the picture and select add from the scanner.
    How To Insert Signature In Word

This will add your real signature on your document. It will not be computer printed but it will be in your real language. That was about adding a real signature in your document. Now we will talk about the signature line and how to add the signature line into your document file. So let’s not waste any more time and let’s get started.

How To Insert a Signature Line In Word?

I believe after this article you will not have to ask anyone else how to insert a signature in Word. Because I will tell you everything about this. Signature line is where you find a written signature or your name to tell you where you have to sign on the document. For this method you do not need any kind of third party software or scanner, and also you can perform this method on any version of MS Word even if it is MS Word 2003 or even MS Word 2019. You can even do it without any internet connection. It is the easy method to follow. You can add a signature line using the following steps. So let’s get started. 

  1. Just open your MS Word.
  2. Place the cursor where you want to add the signature line in your document.
  3. Click on insert and then autotext, in the latest version of MS Word it may be different like a Textbox or something like that.
    How To Insert Signature In Word
  4. Click on it and you will see various options.
  5. In the end you will see a written signature just click on it.
    How To Insert Signature In Word
  6. Type your name or whatever you want to add as a signature.
  7. Click on ok.

This will add your signature line in the document. And then you can print out your document file. Even if it is not about document papers still you need your signature on your files so no one else can misuse them. And this was not the last way, there is another method available but that is the third party method. You will have to turn your document Word file into a PDF file to add your signature in it. If still you are willing to know about it. I have given all the details about that method too. So let’s get started.

How To Insert Signature in Word Using PDF?

As I said above this is a third party method. But still if you want to try it out. First of all you have to save your document file as a PDF file and if you do not get that option in your Word, then you can use any of the Doc to PDF converter websites all of them are free to use.

After that you have to visit the tool which is named as ‘esign Tool’ you have to scan your signature and then upload the scanned file into your PDF file and it will be transparent and your signature will look real. And also you can place it anywhere you want by just dragging it anywhere simply. 

So this is another and last method you can use to insert your signature into your document file, all you have to keep in mind is that you will have to convert your .doc file into PDF file and if you have a problem with PDF file then you can convert it back after getting your work done.

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Final Words: Signatures can be so important for us sometimes. So in this article I have told you how to insert a signature in Word. I have defined three methods to do it. And one of the methods is not through Word. but you can try the other two methods, both are working well and you can try them out on any version of MS Word. If you have any kind questions regarding this comment below, we will reply to you shortly.


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