How to eSign your Estimates?

Updated on December 9, 2020 05:03AM by Admin

An electronic signature or eSignature is recorded in an electronic form that is intended to provide secure and accurate identification of the signatory. Apptivo is now integrated with for eSignature.

First, you have to enable eSignature. Now, let us walk through the steps to eSign your Estimates.

eSignature in Estimates App

Setting up of eSign in Estimates App

  •  Access the Estimates App. Here, Click on More Options(...) → Settings→Customize App→Print/Web Layouts.
  • Open existing or Create a new PDF Template.
  • Drag & Drop the eSign attribute from the Palette tab.
    Setup eSign in Estimates App

Whom do you want to send eSign?

  • In the Configured PDF Template, click on the eSign attribute.
  • The Inspector tab will get highlighted.
  • Here, click the “Who” drop-down to decide who should sign the document. 
  • This configuration works with the respective PDF Template only.

    Selecting whom to send eSign

Sending eSign request via Estimates

  • Access the Estimates App and create an Estimate with the configured PDF Template.

    Create New Estimates
  • In the Estimate View Page, the “Send eSign” button will be enabled.
    Sending eSign
  • Click the Send eSign button, It will automatically pre-populate the Customer/Contact email address based on PDF Configuration in Send eSign Popup
  • You could manually enter the email address in the Send eSign Popup if the email address is not present in the Customer/Contact record

    Entering Email Address

    Send eSign button will be disabled if the Estimate record is found without the configured PDF Template.

Receiving the eSign request email

Once you have sent the eSign, Customer / Contact will receive the eSign request email.


How to eSign the document against received eSign request email?

  • Click Review & Sign button in the received email.
  • It will redirect to App.
  • In, you can view the Estimate document.
  • Click the Signature and it will display Create Signature Popup.

    Sign Format

eSign History for Individual Estimate

  • In Estimates App, Go to More Options(...)--> Settings→ Estimates → eSignature.

    Selecting eSign History
  • You can set the eSignature History on your selection.
  • Then in the created Estimate, click on the eSign History tab near Overview.
  • Here, you can see the details of the eSignature status.

    eSign History

Related Links

Enable eSignature in Apptivo