Does jotform support offline mode?

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    Marty 
    Asked on March 14, 2018 at 12:07 PM

    We operate in areas where there is very little to no cell phone coverage.

    Does JotForm work offline?

    Will the completed forms automatically sync when the device is back in cell coverage?

    How may forms can you complete offline without loosing data?

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    TREVON
    Answered on March 14, 2018 at 12:42 PM

    Does JotForm work offline?

    Unfortunately at the moment Jotform does not support offline operations. However there is a workaround for this. You can convert your form to fillable PDF which allows offline filling of the PDF form.

    Once user is connected to internet the data user has filled submission will be updated on the server. Below is a guide on creating fillable PDF.

    https://www.jotform.com/blog/193-How-to-Create-a-Fillable-PDF-Form-using-JotForm

    Will the completed forms automatically sync when the device is back in cell coverage?

    Advantage with fillable PDF is you can fill data offline on the PDF document and submit however if you do not have internet connection the data will not be sent to the server but once you are connected to a network then the data will be synced to your form submission data.

    How may forms can you complete offline without loosing data?

    With fillable PDF you will create different PDF documents for different forms and does not have limit to when you will loose the data.