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Create a form

  1. Go to forms.google.com.
  2. Click Blank Plus.
  3. Name your untitled form.

Create a new form.

Learn more at the Google Docs Editors Help Center

Add questions

If you're using a template, you can skip to Update questions.

  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. Click Add Add question.
  3. To the right of the question title, choose the type of question you want.
  4. Type the possible responses to your question. To prevent people from not answering, turn on Required.

Update or arrange questions

  • To move a question, at the top of a question, click Drag .
  • To add a description to a question, click More and thenDescription.
  • To add an image to a question, click Add image .
  • To add a YouTube video to a question, click Add video Video.
  • To delete a question, click Delete .

Tip: To preview your changes at any time, at the top right, click Preview .

Learn more at the Google Docs Editors Help Center

Customize your design

Use an theme with your organization's branding

  1. In Google Forms, open a form.
  2. Click Customize theme .
  3. Under "Themes," click a theme.

Note: Organization-branded themes appear only if your administrator makes them available.

Create sections

Sections can make your form easier to read and complete. Each section starts on a new page.

  1. In Google Forms, open a form.
  2. Click Add Section Section.
  3. Name the new section.

Tips:

  • To move questions into a section, at the top of a question, click Drag .
  • To reorder sections, at the top of a section, click More and thenMove section.

Change the color or header

Change the font

  1. In Google Forms, open a form.
  2. Click Customize theme Customize theme.
  3. Below "Text," you can change the font style for headers, questions, and text. Choose the text style you want to edit, then change the font and size.
  4. Click Close Close.

Learn more at the Google Docs Editors Help Center

Control and monitor access

Allow access from outside your organization

By default, access is restricted to people inside your organization. People must sign in with their email address to access your form.

To share a form with people outside your organization:

  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. At the top of the form, click Settings.
  3. Next to “Responses,” click the Down arrow Down arrow.
  4. Turn off Restrict to users in [your-company.com] and its trusted organizations.

Collect email addresses of participants

Record the email addresses from people who fill out your form. When someone takes your survey, they will be required to enter their email address before they submit the form.

Collect verified emails

Important: Respondents must confirm their Google Account email address gets collected with their response. The confirmation displays on each page of the form.

  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. At the top, click Settings.
  3. Next to “Responses,” click the Down arrow Down arrow.
  4. Under "Collect email addresses," select Verified.

Collect emails manually

  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. At the top, click Settings.
  3. Next to “Responses,” click the Down arrow Down arrow.
  4. Under "Collect email addresses," select Responder input.
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Review your form

Preview it yourself

At any time, you can preview your form to see what the changes look like.

  1. At the top right, click Preview .
    The preview opens in a new window.
  2. To edit the form, click Edit or go back to your editing window.

Send it to collaborators for review

Before sending your form, you can let people review and edit it. Whoever you invite can edit any part of your form, including responses and where they are saved.

  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. In the top right, click More More.
  3. Click Add collaborators.
  4. Click "Invite people."
  5. In the "Add editors" window, add email addresses to share it with others.
  6. Click Send.
 


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