How Do I Add a Default Value to a Form Field? Dev Team Updated June 30, 2020 14:24 Follow A default value allows a text field to have sample content that will appear in a form field upon load. Follow the directions below to add a default value to a form field. 1. Select a form field to open up the field details. 2. Enter text in the Default Value field. The Default Value will appear in the preview above the field options. 3. Select `Done` to save the default value. Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.