Configure Next Field Suggestions | Zoho Creator Help

Configure Next Field Suggestions

1. What Does This Page Cover?

Learn how Zia powered by OpenAI provides real-time suggestions for the next relevant form fields by understanding your form's context and thereby enhancing form building experience.
Before proceeding, learn about the powerful integration of Zia with OpenAI.

2. Availability

Next field suggestions:
  1. Is available only for paid plans of Creator
  2. Can only be enabled and managed by the super admin.  Admins, developers, and users can access the forms that contain the field suggestions
  3. Is available in the United States (.com), Europe (.eu), India (.in), Australia (.au), and Canada (.cadata centers

3. Setting Up AI-assisted Field suggestions

3.1 AI-Assisted Field suggestions Creation Flow

3.2 See How To Configure

3.3 Steps to enable Next Field Suggestions

  1. Configure Zia-Open AI integration
  2. Generate Next Field Suggestions


For your OpenAI API key to work, ensure that you are on a paid plan and have sufficient API credits.

  1. You must have an OpenAI account along with an API key from your OpenAI account to use this feature in Creator. 
  2. Before you can create apps using Zia, configure your OpenAI API key in Zia Settings and enable the Zia - Open AI integration for your Creator account.

Step 1: Configure Zia - OpenAI Integration

1. Navigate to Operations in your Creator account.
2. Click Zia in the Applications card. The Settings screen will appear.

3. Click Add API Key in the Configuration tab. A popup will appear.

4. Enter your OpenAI API Key and click Add

5. To edit this key by clicking the edit icon after saving. 

6. Enter the new key or update the existing key and click Save in the popup that appears.
Refer to this page to know more OpenAI's authentication.
7. Toggle the Enable button beside Next Field Suggestions option in the Select Features section. 
Only super-admin can enable these two options.

8. Click Enable in the popup that appears. This will enable you to use the combined capabilities of Zia and OpenAI to receive suitable field suggestions for your forms.
As a super admin, you can enable/disable the toggle button as required. This will disable this feature for your  Creator account.

Step 2: Generate Next Field Suggestions

1. Navigate to the required form's builder.
2. Click the Zia icon. A list of relevant fields will be suggested by Zia.
NoteTo know the list of field types that will not be included in the forms generated based on use cases, you can click here. However, you can add these fields post accessing your form.

3. Double-click or drag and drop the required field from the list of suggestions.

4. Click the re-generate icon to get a fresh list of relevant field suggestions.  You can click the delete icon beside the added field to delete that field from your form.

4. Manage OpenAI API Usage

To view the monthly usage of OpenAI API, 
1. Navigate to Operations in your Creator account.
2. Click Zia in the Applications card. The Settings screen will appear.

3. Select the Usage tab and click the Vist OpenAI button at the center. You'll be taken to the OpenAI developer platform login page.

4. Log in to your OpenAI account that contains the API key used for this integration. 
5. Navigate to the side bar, select API keys, and verify the API key used.
6. Click on Usage to view the monthly usage of APIs in your Open AI organization.

5. Limitations

  1. Currently, OpenAI has restrictions w.r.t its API rate limits. These rate limits are restrictions that OpenAI imposes on the number of times a user can access their services within a specified period of time and can vary based on their usage.
    1. To view rate limit for your account that contains the API key used for this integration, visit
    2. To learn more about how rate limits work, visit

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