My 123FormBuilder form is set to accept submissions from my country but I can’t access it. Why?

Some situations might occur when your form is set to accept submissions (only) from your country. Sometimes, you might not be able to view the form yourself. You could be using a public network from the organization or company you are working at, which uses a proxy server to bypass websites that might block your private IP from viewing their content.

Note that only some proxy servers are able to do this but not the ones hosted by your Internet Provider. This is the case for companies that work online to promote and expand their work on a global scale and require special proxy services to bypass certain country filters.

Another factor could be that you’re using an IP blocker installed on your Internet browser that hides your geographical location. Your online form cannot recognize it, therefore it’s blocking any access. If you have restricted your form to accept submissions only from your country, but you cannot access it at all, it’s because your IP address is not visible.

How to fix this?

A first step would be to check if you’re using an IP blocker and disable it. There could also be other factors. You could be using a reserved IP (the Loopback) – the one with This is not actually considered a usable IP to identify your location. IP addresses are unique identities of the device you are using to browse the Internet.

If you’re trying to access the form at work, speak to the network administrator to solve your issue.

Some Internet browsers could be hiding your IP address, browsers such as TOR. If you’re browsing from a home network, look for any installed add-ons which might have blocked or hidden your IP from being detected by other admins from the web.

In conclusion, your IP address contains the code of your country. If you hide it or block it, the form won’t be able to detect from which country you are accessing it. In such cases, it will display the following message:

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