Send out your form

If you share Google forms with a:

  • Personal account: Any responder with the link can open the form.
  • Workspace account: You can limit your audience to your organization or make the form accessible to anyone. Learn more.
After you create a form, you can:
  • Send it to people using email or social media.
  • Embed it into a webpage.

Step 1: Check form settings

Important: Before you send your form, make sure to customize your settings.

Limit users to one response
  1. In Google Forms, open a form.
  2. At the top of the form, click Settings.
  3. Next to “Responses,” click the down arrow Down arrow.
  4. Turn on Limit to 1 response.
Tip: To access and fill out the form, users must sign in to their Google Account. Their usernames won't be recorded unless you turn on the “Responses” setting to collect email addresses.
Allow people to edit responses
You can choose whether someone can edit a response they’ve already submitted.
  1. In Google Forms, open a form.
  2. At the top of the form, click Settings.
  3. Next to “Responses,” click the down arrow Down arrow.
  4. Turn on Allow response editing.
Show a summary of responses
Important: After someone fills out your form, they get a link to the results. Response summaries show full text responses or charts for each question and are visible to anyone who can respond to the form.
  1. In Google Forms, open a form.
  2. At the top of the form, click Settings.
  3. Next to “Presentation,” click the down arrow Down arrow.
  4. Turn on View results summary. A summary of results is shared with respondents.
Change confirmation message

You can customize the message people get after they submit the form.

  1. In Google Forms, open a form.
  2. At the top of the form, click Settings.
  3. Next to “Presentation,” click the down arrow Down arrow.
  4. Next to "Confirmation message," click Edit.
  5. Enter your message.
  6. Click Save.

Step 2: Send the form

Email a form
  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. In the top right, click Send.
  3. Add the email addresses you want to send the form to, along with the email subject and message.
  4. Click Send.

Tip: If your form includes a file upload question, you can't check the box next to "Include form in email" when you send the form.

Get a link to a form

If you want to share a form through a chat or email message, you can get a link to the form.

  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. In the top right, click Send.
  3. At the top of the window, click Link Link.
  4. To copy the link that appears, click Copy or press Ctrl + c (Windows) or ⌘ + c (Mac) on your keyboard.
Share a form on social media
  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. In the top right, click Send.
  3. At the top right, choose Twitter or Facebook.
  4. Follow the instructions to share the form.
Send a form with pre-filled answers

You can send respondents a form with some fields already filled in.

  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. In the top right, click More More.
  3. Choose Get pre-filled link.
  4. Fill in any answer fields you want to pre-populate.
  5. Click Get link.
  6. To send the pre-populated form to respondents, copy and send the link at the top.
Embed a form on a website or blog
  1. Open a form in Google Forms.
  2. In the top right, click Send.
  3. At the top of the window, click Embed Embed.
  4. To copy the HTML that appears, click Copy or press Ctrl + c (Windows) or ⌘ + c (Mac) on your keyboard.
  5. Paste the HTML into your website or blog.
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