How to Change the File Size Limit in File Upload

April 23, 2024

The File Upload element allows you to accept file uploads from your respondents. You can configure the allowed file size if you need to receive large files or save storage space by limiting your form to accept small files only.

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To use File Upload and change the allowed file size

  1. In the Form Builder, select Add Form Element in the upper-left corner.
The Add Form Element button in Jotform
  1. In the left pane, select File Upload.
Steps to use File Upload in Jotform
  1. Open File Upload properties, then go to Options at the top.
  2. Turn on Limit File Size and enter your desired limits.
Steps to change the file size limit in Jotform File Upload


  • The maximum individual file size allowed in Jotform is 1GB (1048576 KB).
  • The maximum recommended number of file uploads is 25 per entry.
  • Check your plan’s available Upload Space to better manage your file size limits.
  • If your form is connected to a cloud service like Google Drive or Dropbox, uploads larger than the cloud’s available storage space will not be completed.

See also: How to Change the Allowed File Types in File Upload.

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