Save and continue forms later

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    jdbrowningjr
    Asked on February 23, 2017 at 12:21 PM

    Is it possible to SAVE a Form (partially filled out), then come back later and pick up where you left off?  I have a multi-page/long form and that is going to be a reality. There is nothing that I have found so far, that makes that look - possible?

    Please let me know - Thank you, Jack Browning  - jackbrowning71@gmail.com

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    Jim_R
    Answered on February 23, 2017 at 02:40 PM

    There are 2 ways to achieve this:

    1. Browser-based method

    Easy to setup, but relies on the Browser's Local Storage.

    Meaning, if they started filling out your form using Chrome, left their desktop/laptop, went back and re-opened the form on Firefox/Safari, then his progress is lost. Using the same Chrome browser again would continue where the user left off.

    Complete guide: How-to-Enable-Auto-Fill-on-Forms

    2. Session parameter method

    Quite complicated setup and requires 2 forms to make it work.

    Form 1: The first form where the user will need to fill out the name and email field. The session URL will be created here and we will use the email field as the session ID.

    Form 2 (Main Form): This is the main form where all the necessary and important fields we need to collect. The main form needs to have page break, please also note that the progress on each page will only be saved when the "Next" and "Back" button is clicked.

    Complete guide: How-to-Save-Forms-and-Continue-Later 

    Have a look at both of them then decide which works better for your needs.