How to create a digital signature in Gmail

Sign within Gmail with DocuSign eSignature

Digital signatures speed up the signing process and eliminate the need for meetings and in-person signings–and the paper process that goes with it. Create digital signatures within your Gmail or preferred email app to save time and avoid the hassles of scanning, printing and faxing documents.


Create a digital signature in Gmail

DocuSign has partnered with Google to create integrations to the Google suite of tools you use every day. Sign and send documents for eSignature directly from Gmail and streamline your workflow. Click the DocuSign app icon in the Google Add-on bar to quickly sign email attachments without ever leaving your inbox. You can also request signatures with just a few simple clicks.

DocuSign eSignature is a safe, reliable digital signature tool to e-sign documents within Gmail. DocuSign eSignature is the #1 way to send and sign documents. DocuSign's cloud-based platform for automating the agreement process enables more than 550,000 companies and hundreds of millions of users in over 180 countries to accelerate business and simplify life.

Download DocuSign eSignature for Gmail and Drive from the Google marketplace. Install the DocuSign for Google Drive connector to start signing or sending your documents with just a few clicks:

  1. Install the DocuSign Chrome Extension.

  2. Sign in or create an account.

  3. Access your DocuSign account with Gmail.

  4. Open any email with an attachment.

  5. Select your signers: You'll see the options to choose who is signing.

  6. Finish and send.

  7. Once you've finished, the window will close and you'll be back in your Gmail account. You'll be notified by email when the document is complete.

To create a digital signature in Gmail, sign up for DocuSign's 30-day free trial today.


Using a digital signature in Gmail

Signing documents with a digital signature in Gmail saves time, reduces costs and gives you the flexibility to sign a document from almost anywhere, on most devices. DocuSign eSignature can help you:

  • Accelerate workflows

  • Execute transactions with trust

  • Eliminate manual signatures

Signing with DocuSign eSignature in Gmail is faster, safer and more accessible than using traditional signatures. DocuSign ensures the highest levels of enforceability with DocuSign eSignature. Electronic signatures are legally binding in the United States and most countries around the world.