Developer API Help

downloadFile Method

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Purpose

You can use this method to download files from CRM to your system.

Request URL

XML Format:
https://crm.zoho.com/crm/private/xml/Leads/downloadFile?authtoken=Auth Token&scope=crmapi&id=Attachment Id

JSON Format:
https://crm.zoho.com/crm/private/json/Leads/downloadFile?authtoken=Auth Token&scope=crmapi&id=Attachment Id

Request Parameters

Parameter Data Type Description
authtoken* String Encrypted alphanumeric string to authenticate your Zoho credentials.
scope* String Specify the value as crmapi
id* String Specify unique ID of the attachment

* - Mandatory parameter

Important Note:

  • Your program can request only 15 downloadFile calls per 5 min. If API User requests more than 15 calls, system will block the API access for 15 min. 
  • You can download files only from Attachments section in the Record Details Page.

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