When submiting a form with uploaded images on a mobile device, it seems to bounce the customer back to empty form

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    Asked on April 01, 2015 at 04:34 AM



    I'm having trouble with customers uploading their photos onto the form, more than half say when the form is completed it just bounces back to the start. I think it seems to be people using tablets and phones from what I can gather. When I try on my computer there isn't an issue.


    Can you please look into this?

    Kind regards,


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    Answered on April 01, 2015 at 10:53 AM

    Could you please tell us Nicola if the form is embedded on a page on your website where your customers are filling it out, or if they are using the link as given above?

    I ask since there does not seem to be any issues when going over the link and since you have basic field types (not a lot of widgets) there would not be any issues caused by them on a mobile device neither.

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    Answered on April 01, 2015 at 12:15 PM

    Hi Ben,

    It's not embedded on a website, it's on the jotform website just on the link mentioned earlier;

    I did change the restrictions of the image size to a higher amount but that was quite a long time ago and the problems of it bouncing seems to be a fairly recent matter. I just can't tell what is triggering this problem as when they send their image (to my email address after they have tried sending it to the form) it isn't an unusual file type or size.


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    Answered on April 01, 2015 at 01:27 PM

    OK, I think that I might know what the issue is since I was on a similar thread before and the issue was that the users tried to take a photo and upload it directly - submit/capture from camera.

    It seems that the raw image is tried to be uploaded when selecting this option and it has a very large size (depending on the camera).

    Basically if you are to allow it to be of even bigger size, it should resolve the upload issue, but it would also allow others to upload bigger files.

    My suggestion would be to either use multiple uploads filed and set the field to accept only one image (since this should show them the image size and the progress) or show a warning that the image must not be captured from the camera itself.

    To set it up to accept multiple files, just click on it and then select that option from within the toolbar:

    Do let us know how it goes.