Technology has undoubtedly made many things simpler, but it's also introduced new worries

First, consider your signature: Even in the digital age, a handwritten signature provides a personal touch

Instead, sign a piece of paper and save it on your device using your smartphone’s camera or your webcam

You can then import that image into any PDF or other document. Tap or click here for in-depth steps, including the size and ratio to aim for

If you’re using Adobe Adobe Reader is one of the most common PDF applications out there

Signing is easy on a Mac: It’s easy to create a virtual signature you can use on a Mac using the Preview app – no extra downloads required

Try this on an iPhone or iPad: Markup is a powerful tool you might not even realize is there. It lets you edit screenshots and photos, add signatures to documents

On an Android, try Adobe Fill & Sign: Just like with the desktop version of Adobe Acrobat, the free Android equivalent can also be used to sign documents