Dropbox Sign API Changelog

This page tracks changes to the Dropbox Sign API, SDKs, and documentation. The format may change, but the historical information will be kept intact.



  • Node SDK - remove limit on file upload size
  • Node SDK - fixes incorrect instantiation of objects when not using the ::init() method


  • Prevent download for signature requests in an error state If files of signature requests are in error state and a consumer attempts to download them, previously http 409 “Still Process” status code was returned. This status has been changed to 422 “Unprocessable Content”.
  • Signature Request Expiration Date (Beta) fixes
    • Fixed embedded requests not getting expired emails
    • Fixed expiration date not showing on Documents page for some signature requests
    • Fixed documentation of expires_at for /v3/signature_request/create_embedded
  • Custom Field Names If custom field name is null, the API will substitute the API ID for the missing name. This patches a bug that used to return an error response.



  • All SDKs bumped to 1.1.0
    • all
      • fixes template.document schema response
      • Adds invited_emails to Team endpoint responses
      • Adds page and page_size parameters Get Bulk Send Job endpoint
      • Removes beta tag for sms_phone_number_type in Signer request object
    • java - Support method overloading


  • Fixed bug where some PDF highlights would appear in front of text

Documentation Improvements



  • New and Improved API Dashboard
  • SMS Signature Request Delivery is Out of Beta


  • All SDKs bumped to 1.0.1



OpenAPI SDKs are officially out of beta and released. The new SDKs significantly improves user experience and their ability to maintain stable integrations with the API. By adopting OpenAPI, the code is autogenerated, ensuring they are in complete parity with the API and automatically updated any time we ship changes. Please find more information on SDKs page.


changelog starting point

This first entry in the changelog contains updates that occurred over the course of this year. Future entries will have shorter, more specific ranges of time.



The following features are released in beta:


  • Resolved an issue where malformed queries on /signature_request/list and /template/list were throwing 500 errors instead of 400. [~ September]
  • Numerous bug fixes released to new SDKs to improve interactions with files. [~ October]


  • Fully migrated to new documentation. [~ August]
  • New doc section added for managing multiple API keys. [~ October]
  • Fixed broken links on the Template schema page. [~ October]
  • Added an Overview page for Dropbox Sign Events (webhooks) and OAuth. [~ June]
  • Added a new section for App Approval to help customers get their apps approved for production. [~ July]
  • Disabled url encoding in Try it console, which was preventing querying on list endpoints. [~ October]