Sign documents on your mobile device

This feature is only available on iOS devices.

With the "add text or signature" tool you can sign, add text, or add a date to files from your iPhone. To enter the Signature view:

  1. Open the Dropbox mobile app on your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Tap the edit icon (a paper with a pencil).
  3. Tap Add Text or Signature.

Sign your name

  1. From the Signature view, tap the feather icon.
  2. Draw your signature and tap Done.
    • Tap-and-drag to move your signature around the file.
    • Change the size of your signature by dragging the corners.
  3. Tap Save when finished.
  4. Choose whether you'd like to save the signed document as a copy or overwrite the existing file.

Add text

  1. From the Signature view, tap the T icon.
  2. Type your text, tapping Done when finished.
    • To change the color of your text, tap the text box once and select Color.
    • Change the size of the text by dragging the corners around the text box.
  3. Tap Save when finished.
  4. Choose whether you'd like to save the signed document as a copy or overwrite the existing file.

Add date

  1. From the Signature view, tap the calendar icon.
  2. Use the date picker to select a date. Tap anywhere on the document to set your date.
    • Tap and drag to move the date around the document.
    • Change the size of the date by dragging the corners around the text box.
  3. Tap Save when you are finished.
  4. Choose whether you’d like to save the signed document as a copy or overwrite the existing file.

Accidentally overwrite a file? Learn how to recover a previous version of your original file.

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