How To Activate a Google Form

How To Activate a Google Form

What is Google Form?

Google Forms is a survey administration software included as part of the free, web-based Google Docs Editors suite offered by Google. The service also includes Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Drawings, Google Sites, and Google Keep. Google Forms is only available as a web application.

How To Activate a Google Form

  • Step 1: Set up a new form or quiz. Go to …
  • Step 2: Edit and format a form or quiz. You can add, edit, or format text, images, or videos in a form.
  • Step 3: Send your form for people to fill out. When you are ready, you can send your form to others and collect their responses.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enable Google Forms?

Go to, then either choose a template or start a blank form. There’s also a link to Google Forms in Docs, Sheets, and Slides: click File > New > Form to start a new blank form.

How do I make a Google Form active again?

To close your Google Form, click on the Responses tab and toggle the “Accepting responses” option off. It’s easy to reopen the same Google Form at a later date, if necessary — simply toggle the “Not accepting responses” button back on.

How do I activate and deactivate a Google Form?

Open a form in Google Forms. At the top, click Responses. Turn “Accepting responses” from On to Off.

How do I fix a Google Form not working?

Clear your browser cache and cookies and try accessing the form again. Try a different browser: If you’re still having issues, try using a different browser (like Chrome, Firefox, or Safari) to see if the problem persists. Check for browser extensions: Some browser extensions might interfere with Google Forms.

Why my Google Form is not accepting responses?

Once open, click the Responses tab and toggle Accepting responses back on. If your storage is full in Drive, you may need to clear some space first. If you are not the owner of the form you would need to reach out the owner (if you know who it is) to request that the form be set to collect responses again.

Why can’t I open my Google form?

If you use Google apps through work or school, make sure you’re signed in to the correct account. When someone makes a form through work or school, only people in their organization can see the form. Unless they change that setting, these forms can’t be viewed from a Gmail account.

How do I know if I submitted a Google Form?

However, there are still two ways to see it if you’ve just filled out a form. The first is through the confirmation window after submission, and the second is through the email confirmation you receive.

How long do Google Forms stay active?

Unfortunately, there is no native feature in Google Forms to set a time limit. This means that you need an external application or add-on to set a time limit for your form. Although it may seem complicated, you can manually add a time limit to your form or even add it automatically.

How does Google Forms work?

With Google Forms, you can create surveys or quizzes right in your mobile or web browser—no special software required. You get instant results as they come in. And, you can summarize results at a glance with charts and graphs.

Why can’t i use Google Forms on my phone?

Unfortunately, Google Forms doesn’t offer a native mobile app for either iOS or Android. There are a few standalone tools that may wrap the website as a mobile app, but Google doesn’t offer or support an official tool.