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Aytekin Tank

Aytekin Tank is founder of JotForm. He currently leads the JotForm development team. He loves to hear from JotForm users. Feel free to shoot him an email at aytekin at

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New Feature: Get Uploaded Files as Email Attachments

JotForm is the best tool available when you need to create File Upload Forms. We cover so many upload related features, such as high upload limits, and sending your uploads to other services like Dropbox, Google Drive and Box automatically. On top of all of that, we now give you the ability to receive uploads in the emails you receive as attachments.

Enabling this feature on your forms is pretty easy. Just open the email settings for your form and then enable it from the Advanced features tab. 

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  • ViweNcamazana

    Your services are the best, keep doing the good work!! We really appreciate all what you are doing for us. THANKS A LOT.

  • CscProvidence

    Jotform and the people behind it are leaving the competition eating cyber dust ...

    JotForm, somehow, just keeps getting better with time - at no extra cost!

  • zarli

    Thank you

  • giapanta

    Keep up the good work, amazing feature!

  • MyUWC

    Aytekin Tank ..... your team rocks !!

  • JeddahDeals

    you are amazing
    thank you so much

  • seaserpent

    Perfect. Jotform saves the day every day

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  • shetani

    Perfect - thank you!!

  • DCWDaniel

    This is great!!

  • fabglobal

    Great news!

    You guys might want to take a look at the "drag and drop" widget. This does not seem to attach the files.

  • I requested You delivered.... Happyyy

    Amazing you are the best.

  • rcisubs

    Do the attachments ever expire in the notification emails?

  • karthisri

    this article shows more interesting information.thanks for sharing this nice was helpful to us to learn more.

  • Intacteventontario

    Do that for AutoResponder emails too and we'll be thrilled!

  • thomasreports


  • Merrill

    Hey it's the middle of Winter here in Australia! Don't rub it in. :-)

  • kevintaw

    you guys rock

  • Rich Tamayo

    Does this feature allow me to add an "upload file" button on my website, whereas my clients could click and upload a large video file (say, two gigs) and then that file would be sent to my email?

  • Teresa

    Even me could do it. Though, after the first form, I could not repeat it with the second one. :-(

  • Teresainsegna

    I couldn't allow a form, this is "Teacher's evaluation". Can you tell me, why?

  • Leonardo

    I'm trying to place a pdf ebook to the attachment, when I when I submit the form with my own email to see if it works I see the attachment but it doesn't allow to open it on my Mac because I get an error message saying the file is empty.

    Any suggestions?

  • jasonbr

    Is this feature is broken on my forms. Can forward form as PDF with photos in it but there are no photos being attached to emails.

  • daviddekel

    I see this works on the "notification" but not available on "auto responder", will this be added in the future?


  • shirleyj

    This was working on my forms but has suddenly stopped. The files appears to be attached to the email, but the files are empty and won't open.

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