Have you ever needed to sign a document but you are on a computer? What if I told you that it is possible to create an electronic digital signature, even if there are no scanner accessible to you at the moment. You can achieve this by completing six simple steps.

1. Open Paint application

Paint is a default application in Windows. You can find this quickly by simply going to the bottom left corner of your screen to the search bar and search for “paint”.

2. Write your signature

Once you have open the paint application you can select your settings by adjusting it meet your needs. I prefer my brush to “Calligraphy brush 2”, size to “3px”, and “black” as my color.

3. Saving the signature

Once you have created your signature to your liking, adjust the document size. You can do this by locating a small white square on the document of the paint application.

Once you have adjusted the document to signature, find the location of the “file” tab. Once selected “file” select “save as” and save it in a location you will be able to navigate it for future usage.

4. Open Word document

Once you have successfully saved the signature open the word document that you need the signature for. Scroll to the area that the signature is need.

5. Inserting digital signature

After completing the prior step find the tab labeled “insert” on the word document. Once you have opened the tab find “picture” and select it. Locate the signature that was just made in click “insert”.

6. Adjustment

After opening the signature, it will have rearranged the wording of the document and made a mess.We are going to change a few settings to help this problem. Still in the insert tab, you are going to find “Wrap Text” and change it the “Behind Text”. From there adjust the sizing and put it in the correct position for you.

And there you go, you know have an electronic digital signature that you have created and saved without the use of a scanner in just six simple steps.