can users of my form attach documents?

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    Asked on September 14, 2012 at 02:43 PM

    If a person completing my form want to send an attachment, .doc, pdf, jpg, etc, can this be done?

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    Answered on September 14, 2012 at 03:14 PM

    Yes this is possible. You may have a look at some of our upload form examples in our form template link below:
    When the users upload their attachments, you will receive a notification email on your set email with a link to access this attachments.

    The uploaded docs/files will be saved in your Jotform account as form submission that can be accessed by logging into your account.

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    Serdal Calik
    Answered on September 15, 2012 at 06:29 AM

    I want to recieve those attahed files into my email address.But I can not recieve those files. So please can you help me about this problem ?

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    Answered on September 15, 2012 at 06:42 AM

    @Serdal Calik

    The files uploaded via the form are not attached in the email notification instead it will contain a link where you can download the file. The reason why we had this setup is to prevent abusive users form hogging up our server's bandwidth and resources. The uploaded files are stored within the server you can also integrate the form with Dropbox to store the files there.

    Thanks for using JotForm!

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    Serdal Calik
    Answered on September 15, 2012 at 02:36 PM

    But I want to use my own provider email.If I wasnt going to use it, why did I rent a host with email , server?please show me a better  way to be able to use my email for files.

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    Answered on September 15, 2012 at 04:46 PM

    As stated by my colleague above, an alternative to access the files more effective and efficiently would be to use our DropBox Integration which would allow the files to appear on your computer automatically so long as your DropBox Account is Synced with your Computer which would probably be the best way.

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    Answered on September 15, 2012 at 07:07 PM

    As I understood, in any case, you will have me use that drop box programme :)


    Ok, as you wish my friends. I will try it.Actually it can be better.Because the files will be in my computer and if somethings happens to provider server,I wont have problems. I will have all my informations :)


    ok, I will follow you ;)

    Thanks you so much.

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    Answered on September 15, 2012 at 07:51 PM

    Thank you for updating us. Feel free to contact us again anytime should you have any other inquiry.


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    Answered on June 29, 2016 at 10:24 AM

    We are pleased to inform you that it is now possible to get uploaded files as attachments inside of your email notifications.

    Please check it out here to learn more!