How to Collect Email Addresses in Google Forms (2023 Update)

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In this article, we will show you how to collect email addresses in Google Forms in just a few clicks. Simply follow the steps below.

How to Collect Email Address in Google Forms in 4 Easy Steps

1. Navigate to the Settings tab. 

In the Google Forms editor, you will see several tabs at the top. Click on “Settings.”

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2. Click on the arrow-down symbol next to “Responses.” 

Expand the dropdown menu next to the “Collect email addresses” setting by clicking on it. 

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3. Choose to collect verified email addresses. 

Select the “Verified” option from the dropdown menu. This will require respondents to sign in to their Google account, and their email address will be automatically recorded with their form response.

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4. Alternatively, you can also opt to collect emails manually by clicking on “Responder Input.”

If you prefer to allow respondents to manually enter their email, select “Responder input” instead of “Verified.” This should add a field to your form where respondents can type in their email address, which doesn’t require them to be signed into a Google account.

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We hope this article has helped you and given you a better understanding on how to collect email addresses in Google Forms.

You might also like our articles on how secure Google Forms is and what you need to know about Google Forms spam. To optimize your workflow better, we recommend reading our guide on configuring Google Forms for confirmation emails.

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