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After you send out your form, you’ll see responses on the Responses tab. You can also get an email when new responses arrive.

In this section, you learn how to:

See responses in Forms


You can see a summary of all responses or look at individual responses on the Response tab. You can also view the form questions by clicking on the Question tab. To switch between individual responses, click the individual’s email.

Summary or individual responses in chart format

See responses in Sheets


To analyze your responses further, you can send them to a spreadsheet. The spreadsheet is linked to your form, so responses appear in real time.

Send responses to a new spreadsheet:

  1. In Forms, on the Responses tab, click More ""and thenSelect response destination.
  2. Select Create a new spreadsheet.
  3. (Optional) To change the name, enter a new one.
  4. Click Create.

Send responses to an existing spreadsheet:

  1. In Forms, on the Responses tab, click More ""and thenSelect response destination.
  2. Select Select existing spreadsheetand thenSelect.
  3. Select your spreadsheet and click Select.

To open your spreadsheet from Forms, next to More "", click View responses in Sheets "". The spreadsheet opens in a new window. To go back to Forms, click Formand thenShow summary of responses or go back to the Forms window.

Stop sending responses to a spreadsheet:

  1. In Forms, on the Responses tab, click More ""and thenUnlink form.
  2. Click Unlink to confirm.

Select response destination

Download responses as a CSV file


To export responses for analysis in other programs, you can download them as a CSV file.

In Forms, on the Responses tab, click More ""and thenDownload responses (.csv).

Download responses as a CSV file

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