How to add your Digital Signature to ANY Document on Apple Mac OS

PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:

Adding your digital signature to any pdf document through Apple Mac is not similar to how we do it on Microsoft Windows. We have to use some tricks to add a digital signature to your pdf document through Abode Acrobat Reader. Follow the steps given in this blog to successfully add a digital signature to your document.

SOLUTION:

PREREQUISITES:

Softwares

1. Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (Version : 2020.009.20067 or Higher)
2. EnterSafe PKI Manager (Version 1.0 or Higher) 

Hardwares

1. ePass Auto2003 – Digital Signature Token issued by eMudhra.

STEPS TO FOLLOW:

STEP 1 :
Connect ePass Auto2003 to one of the USB ports of Mac. 
STEP 2:
Start EnterSafe PKI Manager. Check if the digital signature token is detected, if not, remove ePass Auto2003 token and connect it to the different USB port. If digital signature token gets detected then go to the next step.



STEP 3 :
Start Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
STEP 4:
Go to the File Menu of Adobe Acrobat Reader DC and Open the document to which signature is to be attached.

Note: (Alternatively, you can right-click on the document pdf file  and open it through Adobe Acrobat Reader DC)
STEP 5:
Go to the Tools Menu of Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Select “Certificates”.
STEP 6:
Select the “Digitally sign” option displayed below the menu bar to add Digital Signature.
STEP 7:
Go to the document location where Digital Signature is to be added. Drag Mouse Cursor to add Digital Signature.

STEP 8:
Dialog box will get displayed with digital signatures available on ePass Auto2003 token. Select the Digital Signature you wish to add to the form. Check checkbox “Lock Document after adding Digital Sign”. Click on “Sign”.
STEP 9:
Dialog box will ask for ePass Auto2003 token PIN. Enter the correct “PIN” and click “Ok”. 
STEP 10
Adobe Acrobat Reader will prompt you to save a copy of the Signed Form. Change the name of the form to “<Document_Name>_Signed” and click “Save”.  

Congratulations! Your Digital signature got successfully added to the document.

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