Response Settings | Edit Form Responses - Zoho Forms

Editing Form Responses

After submitting a response, you can allow respondents to make changes or corrections to their entries .

There are two ways to do this:
  • Include a link to edit responses in the Thank You Page             
  • Include a link to edit responses in the email notification triggered after form submission
You can also set an expiry for the response edit link. 
With this option, a quick link to edit a response will be shown in the Thank You Page immediately after a respondent submits an entry. To enable this option,
  1. In your form builder, navigate to Settings Response Settings.
  2. Select Yes to Allow Respondents to Edit Their Response.
  3. Select Include link in the Thank you page. A link to edit form response will now be provided in the Thank You page. 

    Allow Respondents to Edit Their Response.

Once you enable the option to Allow Respondents to Edit Their Response , you can choose to set the duration for which the edit link should remain active.
To do this,

  1. Select Set expiration for edit link.
  2. You can choose to set the link expiration based on:
  1. Fixed date & time
  2. Date & time of submission

Fixed date & time

  1. In End Date & Time, select the date and time for the edit link expiry.
  2. In Message on link expiry, enter the message to be displayed to the respondents upon the expiration of the link.

    Set expiration for edit link

Date & time of submission

  1. In Expires after, provide the time span from the Date of Submission. You can choose the unit of time span between Hours or Days from the dropdown.
  2. In Message on link expiry, enter the message to be displayed to the respondents upon the expiration of the link.

    set expiration for edit link
When you set up an email notification workflow to send confirmation emails to your respondents, you can include a link to edit their submitted responses in the email.
To enable this option,
  1. In your form builder, navigate to Settings > Response Settings.
  2. Select Yes to Allow Respondents to Edit Their Response.
  3. Go to Email Notifications under Settings and compose the email. Learn more about  Email Notifications.
  4. Select Include a link to allow respondents to edit their response.

    Include edit link in emails
The email will now include a link for the respondents to edit their form response.
Note: The option to include a link to allow respondents to edit their responses in the email notifications will be enabled only when  you select Yes to Allow Respondents to Edit Their Response under Response Settings.

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