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3. Send your form

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Now, you’re ready to send out your form and start collecting responses.

In this section:

3.1 Send your form
3.2 Pause or stop response collection

3.1 Send your form


When you’re ready to send out your form, you can send it by email, copy and paste a link in a chat or email message, embed it on a website, or share a link on social media.

  1. At the top right, click Send.
  2. (Optional) To collect email addresses, choose an option:
    • If the form’s audience is limited to your organization, check Automatically collect respondent’s your organization email address.
    • If you’re distributing the form externally, check Collect email addresses.
  3. Choose how you want to send the form:
    A Email—Click Email . Enter email addresses in the To field. You can customize the subject and message contents.
    B Link—Click Link Insert link. You can shorten the URL. Click Copy and paste the link into a chat, conversation, or email.
    C Website content—Click Embed "". You can specify inline frame dimensions. Click Copy and paste the HTML into your website or blog.
    D Social media—Click one of the social media icons.

Options for sharing forms

3.2 Pause or stop response collection


When you create a new form, response collection is automatically turned on. You can pause or stop it. For example, if you find a mistake after sending out a form, you can pause response collection until the error is fixed.

Pause or stop response collection:

  1. In your form, click Responses.
  2. Click Accepting responses. It changes to Not accepting responses.
  3. (Optional) Add a message that people see if they try to reply. If you’re pausing response collection, you might add something like: "This form is currently paused. Please try again later."

Pause or stop accepting responses

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