App refreshing or quitting when in forms


Wasn’t really sure where to put this. There has been a reoccurring problem that I’ve been having when in forms. I would post a screenshot but I can never catch it or I don’t know when it will happen.

I have a very long form that asks a user for a lot of information. The form is broken down into pages using increments and visibility conditions.

The problem is sometimes, the forms quit and the app refreshes and I end up losing progress on all the information. I never know when it will quit and what triggers the app to refresh.

This also happens even when there’s no changes that are being made to the app either through the google sheet or from another app user.

I just wanted to know if anyone else experiences this and if there is a possible work around to this? It’s frustrating some of our users since they would have to start over every time this happens.

Thanks in advance to anyone who can help out with this.

If you have that much information for someone to enter then maybe don’t use a form and instead just use editable fields and make a button in the end that adds a row to the same sheet the form submission would go to. And it is normal the reason it occurs is because Glide refreshes every minute so it takes you back to the same page, since a form is temporary and not a page it doesn’t return upon refresh.

Thank you. I am familiar with this action. I was trying to avoid having to recreate my form since it’s quite long but it seems like it’s the only way I can make it stable.

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Yeah, I am sorry.

I was testing @Drearystate’s app the other day and I did get a refresh in the middle of filling out his “form”, but fortunately with the way he had it set up as described, I didn’t lose any progress.

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