While Google doesn't provide a concrete way to add your signature in Google Forms, we've figured a reliable way to do it.
In this guide, you're going to learn a few quick ways to create an online signature and add it to a Google Form.
Let's get at it.
Yes, you can add a signature to Google Forms — only with online signature tools. Google Forms doesn't have a tool for this, but you can improvise this online.
We'll begin with the easiest way to create and add a signature in Google Forms.
There are three workarounds to help you add a signature in Google Forms:
We're going to look at each method right now.
The first way to electronically sign in Google Forms is to use an online software that generates your eSignature. SignHouse is a 100% free and reliable option.
Use SignHouse to add your signature in Google Forms:
After uploading your form, you will see the Signature field on the left side of the screen. Next to it, there's also the Initials field.
When you're done, simply click the Sign and Download button in the top-right corner of the screen and save your signed Google Form.
Pro Tip: SignHouse also allows you to fill PDF forms, including Google's!
Less effective, but still a way to get somebody's signature is to simply add a new field in your Google Form for signatures: either initials or full names.
Make it clear that the field is the signature box where signees can type their names and confirm that they read the document
Note: Collected eSignatures are not legally binding this way.
Using our Google Form Signer, you're going to get 100% legally binding signatures. Though, the method we're are right now, anybody can type in a name or initials.
At the end of the day, we don't suggest using this for very serious purposes. Though, this is still a good non-formal option to get somebody's name signature in Google Forms.
Lastly, you can add a signature to Google Forms by adding a signature image field. This is a box where users can upload a picture of their signatures:
Compared to adding a text for for initials, this method would be considered legally binding, but the reality is that this isn't such a secure way to verify a signature.
In the end, the best way to have a legally binding signature in Google Forms is to simply use a signature generator like SignHouse, which confirms the legality.
With SignHouse, you can sign online forms the easiest and most secure way.
No — unfortunately, Google Forms doesn't have such a feature. You can use an eSignature maker like SignHouse to:
Google Forms doesn't have a signature maker. Though, you can use a software like SignHouse to create a free signature for Google Forms:
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