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JotForm is a free online form builder which helps you create online forms without writing a single line of code. No sign-up required.

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We believe that if one user has a question, there could be more users who may have the same question. This is why many of our support forum threads are public and available to be searched and viewed. If you’d like help immediately, feel free to search for a similar question, or submit your question or concern.


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    Recover deleted submissions?

    Asked by 2adorable on October 29, 2013 at 11:51 AM

    Hello, I have two questions:

     

    I was wondering if there is a way to :

     

    1. Recover deleted submissions,

    2. Track what changes were made to forms.

     

    Thanks!

    Submissions recover deleted missing
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ardy0689 on October 29, 2013 at 12:08 PM

    Unfortunately both items are not possible in JotForm. For number 2 question we can only track the date it was last saved but not the changes done.

    For number 1, if in case you have deleted your submission by Delete or Delete All, it will be automatically deleted from our servers with no recovery chance.

     

    However, if you have managed to download the submission records in the past via Excel, CSV or PDF as indicated from the image above, then you can find your backup from these files.

    Since each JotForm when initially created contains atleast 1 Notification template by default and it should send a copy of the submission into your email. Please check there if you have not deleted it on your email. With these you can retrieve deleted submissions from our servers.

    Please let us know if you need further assistance. Thank you

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    Answered by 2adorable on October 29, 2013 at 03:56 PM

    Where do I find this "Notification Template?" I would like all forms to be emailed to an email address.

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    Answered by EliezerN on October 29, 2013 at 04:24 PM

    Thanks for contacting us.

    We would appreciate if you open a new thread to post your las question as it is different from the original request of this thread, in that way we will be able to give you the proper assistance and avoid any confusions.

    Thanks