12 Days of Paperless Tips


It’s our favorite time of year: the season of giving. In the spirit of sharing, we want to share with you 12 different ways to go paperless. Take a look at the tips below to ditch manual processes and spend even more time with loved ones this holiday season.

Day 1: E-sign any document you receive from anywhere

Use the “Only I Sign” feature to sign and send any document. Check out the quick video tutorial.

Day 2: Share files without a trip to the printer

The Send & Track tool in Acrobat DC makes it easy to share large files. Take a look at the step-by-step guide.

Day 3: Capture, fill in, and sign forms using your smartphone

Your phone’s camera is a powerful tool. Use it to capture, electronically sign, and send any form. Learn how in this blog.

Day 4: Collaborate and disseminate documents using Dropbox    

The integration between Dropbox and Acrobat DC makes it even easier to store and edit PDFs. Find out how.

Day 5: Send documents out for signature electronically

Easily collect electronic signatures. Check out the step-by-step tutorial.

Day 6: Audit your actual paper usage

Small changes can make a big impact. Measure yours with the Resource Saver Calculator.

Day 7: Scan your paper Inbox to PDF

Leverage Acrobat DC to work with scanned documents. Take a look at these tips.

Day 8: Make printing difficult

Use security permissions to protect your PDFs. See how to customize your security settings.

Day 9: Store files in the cloud instead of the file cabinet

Access many of your favorite Acrobat DC tools on the web. Create, organize, share, and store your PDF files – watch the video tutorial.

Day 10: Use digital stamps, not rubber

Make your notes eye-catching when you review documents in Acrobat. Use these 23 stamps.

Day 11: Recycle your PDF not just your paper

Make the most of your PDF. Learn how to export a PDF to a fully editable Microsoft Excel, Word, or Powerpoint file.

Day 12: Provide document feedback digitally on the go

Leverage the Acrobat DC mobile app to share feedback no matter where you are. Learn how to collaborate on-the-go.

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Posted on 12-21-2015


  • By Newton - 3:15 PM on March 18, 2016   Reply

    It’s great that you are getting thoughts from this post as well as from our dialogue made here.

  • By Jeff Greene - 12:46 AM on April 16, 2017   Reply

    Great tips. I use paper but have cut down a lot. it causes so much unnecessary clutter. Your tip #3 I did not think of. There is so much you can do on mobile devices today. I will look into using digital stamps

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