File upload question

Would you like to use your typeforms for more than just asking questions? Would you like your respondents to attach files to their answers as well? Then this PRO feature is perfect for you!

The File upload question lets you add as many “please upload a file from your computer” questions as you would like, one for each file you want your respondent to send you. The maximum file size is 10MB.

Add a File upload question to your typeform

If you would like to use the File upload question in your typeform, just add it to your typeform structure in the Build panel in the same way that you would add any other question type.

File upload

You can edit the following settings:

  • Question text
  • Description text (optional)
  • Required question (on/off)

File upload settings

The File upload question supports all file types. This means that you can ask your respondents to send you for example an .mp3 file with their demo tape, a .doc file with their resume, or a photograph in RAW format.

In the image below, you can see the look and feel of a File upload question:

Upload a picture of yourself

With Logic Jump you can also do the following:

  • ask your respondent how large the file they are about to upload is,
  • based on the file size, you can either direct them to a File upload question where they can upload the file or to a Website question where they can paste the link to the file (as described above).

Download your files

If you receive a lot of file submissions, you can bulk download your files from the Results table: just click on the button Download, then select Download files from the drop-down.

Bulk download files

You can also download the files from the Self notifications. A link will be included in the email for the File upload question. Click on the link to download the file.

If you’d like to receive the uploaded files in an email attachment, please see the article File upload: receive your files as an email attachment for details.

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