Download File

This API downloads a file from a file upload, image, audio, video, or signature field of a specific record, which is present in a Zoho Creator application.

Request URL


Request method



AuthorizationZoho-oauthtoken 1000.8cb99dxxxxxxxxxxxxx9be93.9b8xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxfAn authentication token (authtoken) allows users to access apps and APIs without having to enter their login credentials each time.
environmentdevelopment/stageRefers to the environment stage.
Note: By default, production value will be considered for the environment header.

OAuth scope


base_urlthe base URL of your Creator account
For example, it's if your account belongs to Zoho's US DC, and is if it belongs to Zoho's EU DC.
account_owner_namethe username of the Creator account's owner
app_link_namethe link name of the target application
report_link_namethe link name of the target report
record_IDthe ID of the record from which you want to download the file
field_link_namethe link name of the target file upload, image, audio, video, or signature field
Possible Errors

Refer to this page for the list of error codes and messages.

Sample Request for Production environment

Copiedcurl ""
-H "Authorization: Zoho-oauthtoken 1000.8cb99dxxxxxxxxxxxxx9be93.9b8xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxf"

This sample request will download the file present in the Product_Manual field of the record with ID 3888834000000114050, which is displayed in the Inventory Report of the Zylker Store application.

Sample Request for Development/ Stage environments

Copiedcurl ""
-H 'Authorization: Zoho-oauthtoken 1000.f8a33d38b8184db27d71796f4b883809.881b08a04bdaf09adfcf343ae491c7d0'  
-H 'environment: development'

Sample Response

If the request is a success, the target file will be downloaded.