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April 10, 2012

eSignatures Everywhere

Today, we announced a significant milestone, bringing free eSignature capabilities to Adobe Reader. Now, you can sign, send and manage your important documents from anywhere, from a desktop or an iOS or Android device.

With today’s release, the days of printing, signing and faxing back documents are truly numbered. We’ve tightened the integration between Adobe Reader and Adobe EchoSign eSignature service, so you and your customers can gain real-time visibility into the signature process and status of contracts – giving you greater assurance and control over the management of all signed documents. We’ve also streamlined the desktop experience and added features that give you more choice and greater functionality.

Thanks to Adobe Reader for mobile, you can electronically sign a document by simply drawing your signature with your finger on a touchscreen, making it easy to conduct business while on the go.  Additionally, you can connect to Adobe EchoSign to get others to sign documents electronically, letting you track and manage the status of documents online. And, because the signed contracts are archived in the cloud, you can easily retrieve documents from anywhere, at any time, via a web browser.

We didn’t stop there, though. Adobe Reader for mobile also adds new capabilities that let you interact with PDF documents directly from your iOS or Android devices, including annotation, comment and forms fill. And, of course, the highly intuitive user interface provides an efficient PDF viewing experience regardless of the device.

With Adobe Reader and EchoSign, we’re making it easy for anyone to send important contracts to customers so that they can quickly and easily sign and send them electronically – and get the deal done faster. Give Adobe Reader with EchoSign a test drive on your next deal.

Kevin M. Lynch, SVP and GM, Acrobat and Document Services, Adobe

Users can choose the Highlight, Strikethrough, or Underline annotation tools, and drag over any text to easily markup text

Users can choose the Highlight, Strikethrough, or Underline annotation tools, and drag over any text to easily markup text

Users can electronically sign a document by hand-drawing their signature with their finger on a touchscreen

Users can electronically sign a document by hand-drawing their signature with their finger on a touchscreen

Users can connect to Adobe EchoSign to get others to sign documents electronically, enabling senders to track and manage the status of documents online and users to retrieve documents from anywhere, at any time, via a web browser •	Rebecca Staley, Marketing Specialist for Adobe Acrobat Solutions, discusses the new eSignature enhancements to Adobe Reader for the desktop and mobile devices.

Users can connect to Adobe EchoSign to get others to sign documents electronically, enabling senders to track and manage the status of documents online and users to retrieve documents from anywhere, at any time, via a web browser • Rebecca Staley, Marketing Specialist for Adobe Acrobat Solutions, discusses the new eSignature enhancements to Adobe Reader for the desktop and mobile devices.


 

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COMMENTS

  • By Jennifer - 9:34 AM on April 15, 2012  

    Electronic signing is the way to go today, and I’m glad that free eSignature were added Adobe Reader, it will really change the face of signing documents!

    • By Adobe - 11:27 AM on April 16, 2012  

      Thanks for saying so, we appreciate it!

  • By Mikael Lagerstrom - 10:01 PM on April 17, 2012  

    It would be great if it was possible to install pictures automatically as well direct in iPad/iPhone with forms made in Adobe LifeCycle Designer.

    • By Adobe - 1:46 PM on April 19, 2012  

      Great thought, please submit it to our wishlist! http://adobe.ly/qoXinx

  • By richard marcoux - 1:48 PM on April 19, 2012  

    how do I convert adobe messages to my email to forward?

    • By Adobe - 12:32 PM on April 20, 2012  

      Thanks for asking. You can attach PDF files to your email messages just like any other file type. Additionally, you may want to consider the Tools > Send > Attach to Email option from within Reader.

  • By Martina - 5:52 AM on May 6, 2012  

    Pls help me i cant read the attachments on my e-mails.

    • By Adobe - 12:07 PM on May 7, 2012  

      Hi Martina, sorry to hear you’re having trouble. Are you unable to open attachments? Can you please tell us what version of Acrobat you’re using, and make sure your files are saved before attempting to open them.

  • By Kathi - 5:14 PM on May 7, 2012  

    Looking at this page on my laptop, there is an icon to download the droid app clearly available. Even though I do not need it for my laptop… So here I am on the same page on my droid – and the downloa icon is nowhere to be found. Perhaps it should have been placed to the left side if the page??

    • By Adobe - 8:57 AM on May 9, 2012  

      Thanks for mentioning Kathihr, we’ll flag this to our team. In the meantime, you can download Reader for Droid via this link: http://bit.ly/HyXDdQ.

  • By Abidin angri - 2:42 AM on May 8, 2012  

    Can I have a pdf reader in my mobile please

    • By Adobe - 8:57 AM on May 9, 2012  

      Hi Abidin, do you mind letting us know which platform you’re using? We can provide you a link.

  • By Renee - 11:19 PM on May 8, 2012  

    I read that PDF was created to prevent copying, and that the creator of a PDF document is automatically the copyright owner. If this true? If so, how come there Print, Write, Save, Send As, etc. to PDF? Should we steer clear of saving webpages in PDF format?

    • By Adobe - 11:20 AM on May 9, 2012  

      Thanks for asking, Renee. PDF is an information sharing tool, and we encourage all printing, writing, saving and sending. Fire away with saving webpages as PDFs!

  • By Edwin - 4:11 PM on May 11, 2012  

    Why ¡ can’τ download adobe for my blackberry? Any link that ¡ can try? Thanks for help

    • By Adobe - 11:59 AM on May 14, 2012  

      Hi Edwin. Do you mind specifying which platform you’re using? You can find a full compatibility list here: http://adobe.ly/JQ5NxU

  • By Jack - 11:48 AM on May 12, 2012  

    I wnt adobe pdf reader fr my nokia 5233. How cn i get dat?

    • By Adobe - 11:58 AM on May 14, 2012  

      Hi Jack. You can find a list of compatible platforms for Adobe Reader here: http://adobe.ly/JQ5NxU.

  • By Okorie Kingsley C. - 7:38 AM on May 13, 2012  

    Is it free of charge? Or hw cn i asses it

    • By Adobe - 11:58 AM on May 14, 2012  

      Thanks for asking Okorie. This feature is now built into Adobe Reader. You can give it a test drive here: http://adobe.ly/qEDpTL

  • By janice obanion - 10:35 AM on May 29, 2012  

    I have a blackberry 9350 smartphone I need to download adbore

  • By Timothy Woodson - 7:07 AM on June 1, 2012  

    The notes that I write on my tabel will not transfer with my file whaen I move it to my computer. Please help

    • By Adobe - 12:41 PM on June 1, 2012  

      Could you provide us some more details about how you’re adding notes to your documents on your tablet and then how you’re transferring those files to your computer?

  • By Book Marker - 7:20 AM on June 1, 2012  

    All that is missing is the ability to bookmark pages. Otherwise, great.

    • By Adobe - 12:42 PM on June 1, 2012  

      Hi Gary, are you looking for the ability to bookmark pages in the PDF file you’re viewing on your mobile device? The term ‘bookmark’ has a specific connotation in the PDF world and we’re not quite sure what you’re looking for. We’d like to see if we can help!

  • By Gavin - 4:43 AM on June 2, 2012  

    Does the android version have a way of adding text to a non-active-form pdf?

    Other than drawing it, I can’t see a way of doing it..

    • By Adobe - 12:57 PM on June 4, 2012  

      Hi Gavin, thanks for reaching out. Unforunately, Adobe Reader, whether on Android or on a desktop system, does not have the ability to add content to a PDF file outside of form fields created in Adobe Acrobat. We’ll be sure to follow up if there is an update here.

  • By sunder lal koli - 8:15 PM on June 4, 2012  

    gd morning sir, sir i wants download adove pdf reader
    this phone is samsung champ.how can i download adove pdf reader.

    • By Adobe - 3:42 PM on June 5, 2012  

      Hi Sunder. Unfortunately this platform is not supported by Adobe Reader. Please find our supported mobile platforms here: http://bit.ly/Lo95ra

  • By g rautenbach - 8:38 AM on June 10, 2012  

    i have loaded but still cant manage to open attachments

  • By ramesh - 3:04 AM on June 12, 2012  

    i want adobe pdf reader free for nokia 5233 symbian.how can i get data?

    • By ___________________________________________ - 4:44 PM on June 12, 2012  

      Hi Ramesh, unfortunately this platform is not currently supported by Adobe Reader. You can find more information on compatibility here: http://adobe.ly/d4cDFx.

  • By debbie - 11:31 PM on June 15, 2012  

    how do I delete the document from my android phone once I’m done reading it.

    • By ___________________________________________ - 5:29 PM on June 18, 2012  

      Hi Debbie – while each phone has its own system, you should be able to delete downloaded files from your File Manager within your mobile’s settings.

  • By Richard chiumia - 2:36 AM on June 17, 2012  

    Am looking for an Adobe mobile program for my C3 nokia, its the only way i can accses my course material on my phone if i have this program on my phone.

    • By ___________________________________________ - 5:29 PM on June 18, 2012  

      Hi Richard. This device is not enabled for Adobe Reader unfortunately. You can find more information on compatible devices here: http://adobe.ly/d4cDFx.

  • By Richard chiumia - 2:17 AM on June 21, 2012  

    Thanx 4 ur reply, atleast i know what i did not. Good day

  • By lisa - 6:59 AM on June 25, 2012  

    awesome!!!! lol get.adobe.com, i will post my website later thank u.

    • By ___________________________________________ - 3:53 PM on June 25, 2012  

      You’re welcome Lisa!

  • By Francisco - 10:20 AM on June 26, 2012  

    I download PDF into my Android galaxy 10.1. Works great but I can’t “Save-As” so I can leave my original PDF file un-edited.
    Can you tell me if this is possible? or what other option I have?

    • By ___________________________________________ - 3:23 PM on June 27, 2012  

      Unfortunately there is no Save As function within Reader for Android. You could download the file more than once on your tablet and only update one of the files. You could then use one of the many Android file management apps to rename your updated one after you’ve made your changes. This is a great feature request though! We’ll be sure to pass it along to the product team.

  • By Erin - 11:18 AM on July 3, 2012  

    We create fill-able save-able pdf forms that have built in formulas (made in LiveCycle Designer) for our reps to use in the field. They would love to be able to use these on their iPads instead of having to bring their laptops. Will this be a possibility any time soon?

    • By Acrobat - 1:30 PM on July 3, 2012  

      Hi Erin,
      While this isn’t a feature just yet, please submit it to our wishlist here and we’ll let the product team know: http://adobe.ly/Zkg1Q.

  • By Lisa Jones - 7:17 PM on July 9, 2012  

    This is a great product, but what about bookmarking, it is possible.

  • By busu daramy - 3:27 AM on July 16, 2012  

    Please help me to download adobe flash player for my samsung e250

    • By ___________________________________________ - 6:17 PM on July 16, 2012  

      Hi Busu. Please check this link for more information which may be helpful: http://adobe.ly/NxiZLC

  • By Apte - 1:04 PM on July 16, 2012  

    one more feather in Adobe cap. Well i am looking Adobe program where i can view all my pdf files as library, can arrange pdf files as per subject, title or author etc.

  • By Karen - 7:01 PM on August 1, 2012  

    I too cannot figure out how to bookmark a page so that I can return to it later. All ereaders have the ability for the user to create their own bookmarks. I realize that their are built-in bookmarks, sort of, but I need to create my own and have them listed in the list of bookmarks. Please help!

    • By ___________________________________________ - 8:10 AM on August 3, 2012  

      Hi Karen. Please refer to this thread in the Acrobat forums for more information on this subject: http://adobe.ly/T5dw0U

  • By Karen - 7:02 PM on August 1, 2012  

    PS about the bookmarks I am using the android app.

  • By Gregory Haggard - 8:11 AM on August 10, 2012  

    Hello. I have electronically signed a document, verified and saved it, but when I email it, the signature is not on the document. What am I missing.

    • By ___________________________________________ - 3:59 PM on August 13, 2012  

      Hi Gregory, it sounds like everything should be working properly. Could you provide an step by step overview of your workflow on our Security & Digital Signature forum. Our staff and community experts would like to try to assist you with this issue! http://forums.adobe.com/community/acrobat/security_%26_digital_signatures

  • By Saravanan - 5:38 AM on August 19, 2012  

    How to download and install adobe reader mobile x on mobile nokia5130

    • By ___________________________________________ - 12:10 PM on August 21, 2012  

      Hi Saravanan. Unfortunately, this mobile device is not compatible with that software. Please let us know if you have any additional questions we can help out with.

  • By jeff - 10:11 PM on August 24, 2012  

    I downloaded on driod. Works great on gmail docs. But will not open in my good enterprise adobe documents. Any ideas?

    • By ___________________________________________ - 6:03 PM on August 27, 2012  

      Hi Jeff, we’re not sure what you mean? Are you unable to open any PDF files on Reader for Android? With a bit more detail, we should be able to figure out what’s going on.

  • By Ryan - 1:30 PM on September 24, 2012  

    Is there a way to easily place your signature on a page in a Windows version of Adobe? My office is trying to go paperless and one of our hold-ups is being able to verify that we have had two people review each document. I appreceiate your help.

    • By ___________________________________________ - 4:33 PM on September 27, 2012  

      Hi Ryan. We may have just the item you’re looking for. Please look into http://echosign.com.

  • By naveen negi - 6:11 PM on October 21, 2012  

    hello sir, pls sand link to download adobe reader ..my device ‘nokia 5233 ,s60v5 OS’.
    I have seen adobe reader in my friends 5233 mobile, pls help ..if you could do this ..

  • By naveen negi - 8:21 PM on October 24, 2012  

    thanksyou very much sir it working batter now and sir one thing more will you offer youtube video downloader for nokia 5233 ..if availible pls send link .
    Pls

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