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New Feature: Get Uploaded Files as Email Attachments

June 28, 2016
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.

file attachments on forms

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. 

enable uploads on file upload form emails


ViweNcamazana (June 28, 2016 at 11:28 AM)

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

CscProvidence (June 28, 2016 at 03:33 PM)

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 (June 28, 2016 at 03:38 PM)

Thank you

giapanta (June 29, 2016 at 02:59 AM)

Keep up the good work, amazing feature!

MyUWC (June 29, 2016 at 05:09 AM)

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

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JeddahDeals (June 29, 2016 at 06:53 AM)

you are amazing
thank you so much

seaserpent (June 29, 2016 at 09:48 AM)

Perfect. Jotform saves the day every day

prepanext (June 29, 2016 at 11:49 AM)


shetani (June 29, 2016 at 05:00 PM)

Perfect - thank you!!

DCWDaniel (June 30, 2016 at 01:48 AM)

This is great!!

fabglobal (June 30, 2016 at 10:07 AM)

Great news!

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

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I requested You delivered.... Happyyy (July 01, 2016 at 11:05 AM)

Amazing you are the best.

rcisubs (July 01, 2016 at 02:42 PM)

Do the attachments ever expire in the notification emails?

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karthisri (July 12, 2016 at 02:03 AM)

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

Intacteventontario (July 26, 2016 at 03:36 PM)

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

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thomasreports (July 26, 2016 at 03:51 PM)


Merrill (July 26, 2016 at 10:26 PM)

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

kevintaw (July 26, 2016 at 10:31 PM)

you guys rock

Rich Tamayo (July 27, 2016 at 12:55 PM)

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?

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Teresa (August 21, 2016 at 12:20 PM)

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

Teresainsegna (August 21, 2016 at 12:34 PM)

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

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Leonardo (February 28, 2017 at 03:07 PM)

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?

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jasonbr (April 27, 2017 at 05:34 AM)

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.

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daviddekel (June 19, 2017 at 03:05 PM)

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


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shirleyj (August 09, 2017 at 10:36 AM)

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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