View and manage form responses

You can view and restrict replies to a form with Google Forms.

View responses

View responses by question
  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. At the top of the form, click Responses.
  3. Click Summary.
View responses by person 

See answers by person or, if you allowed people to submit the form more than once, by submission.

  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. At the top of the form, click Responses.
  3. Click Individual.
  4. To move between responses, click Previous Previous or Next Next.

Note: To select from a list of responses, click the Down arrow Down arrow.

View all responses in a spreadsheet

Easily see all responses in a spreadsheet.

  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. At the top of the form, click Responses.
  3. At the top right, click Create Spreadsheet Export to Google Sheets.
Download all responses as a CSV file
  • Open a form in Google Forms.
  • At the top of the form, click Responses.
  • Click More More and then Download responses (.csv).

Manage responses

Turn response notifications on or off

  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. At the top, click Responses.
  3. Click More More.
  4. Click Get email notifications for new responses.
Tip: To get more notifications options and send customized follow up emails to respondents, download the Form notifications add-on.
 

More options

Stop collecting responses
  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. At the top, click Responses.
  3. Turn "Accepting responses" from On to Off.

After you've turned this off, you'll see a message in the "Responses" tab that says "Not accepting responses."

Collect respondents' email addresses

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.

If you use a Google account through work or school, respondents will see a message at the top explaining that their username will be collected automatically.

  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. In the top right, click Settings Settings.
  3. Check the box next to "Collect email address."
Copy and paste charts from Google Forms

If your form creates charts in your "Responses" section, you can copy and paste them into other files.

  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. Click Responses.
  3. At the top right of a chart, click Copy Make a copy.
  4. Paste the chart wherever you would like.
Response receipts

If you collect responder emails, you can choose whether respondents will get a copy of their answers.

  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. In the top right, click Settings Settings.
  3. To allow response receipts, check the box by "Response receipts."

Note: To always send a response receipt, click the circle next to "Always."

Responders may not receive expected response receipts in certain circumstances due to spam filters or other counter-abuse measures.

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