How can I collect the IP address when a form is submitted?

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    DavidB4
    Asked on April 22, 2019 at 12:31 AM

    There used to be an object I could add to forms to collect the IP address of the person submitting the form.  This was helpful, since my forms are used by both legitimate users and vandals/"trolls."  When the form was abused, I could block that IP from further submissions. I don't mind if the user sees a message saying that it is being collected, but it is rather important to me to be able to do this.


    Thank you!

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    roneet
    Answered on April 22, 2019 at 04:53 AM

    The IP address is by default collected in every submission. You can check the IP address from your submission page. Please check the detailed guide here:

    https://www.jotform.com/help/31-How-to-Find-the-IP-Addresses-of-Form-Respondents

    The IP addresses of form respondents are available on submissions. If IPs are not shown, please mark them to be included as shown on the screenshot: How-to-View-Form-Submissions


    1534888069JotForm · Submissions: test 2


    If you want to check IP address within the form, you may use Get Visitor Location widget for that:


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    Please let us know if you need more help.

    Thanks.