How to Setup Sub-Folders in Dropbox Using the Unique ID Widget

January 13, 2024

If you’ve integrated Dropbox with your form and want to name the folders with unique values, you might consider using the Unique ID widget.

The whole setup is very simple. Add the Unique ID Widget, integrate/edit Dropbox in your form, and select the Unique ID as the sub-folder. Let’s get started!

Adding the Unique ID Widget

You can add the Unique ID widget by following the steps below:

  1. In the Form Builder, click the Add Form Element button.
  2. Go to the Widgets tab.
  3. Search for and click the Unique ID to add. You can also drag and drop it to your form.
Unique ID widget added in the form through the Widgets tab of the Jotform Form Builder

For customizing how the widget generates the Unique value, please visit How to Add Custom Unique IDs to your Form Submissions.

Setting up the Unique ID as a Sub-Folder with Dropbox

Assuming you’ve already integrated your form with Dropbox, you have to edit it by following these steps:

  1. In the Form Builder, go to the Settings tab.
  2. Click Integrations on the left.
  3. Select Dropbox from the list and click it. You should see it at the top if it’s already integrated.
Dropbox integration in Jotform Form Builder
  1. Hover your mouse over the active integration and click the Edit Integration (pencil icon).
Edit Integration icon in the Jotform's Dropbox integration settings
  1. Click the Form Fields dropdown.
  2. Select the Unique ID from the list.
  3. Click the Save button at the bottom, and that’s it.
Subfolder settings with the Unique ID widget as the folder name

See also Upload to Dropbox With Jotform.

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