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How to Make Google Forms Public? (Easiest Way in 2024)‍

In this article, we will show you how to make Google Forms public. Simply follow the steps below.

How to Make Google Forms Public 

To make Google Forms public, simply follow the process below. 

1. Open the Form and Navigate to 'Settings'

Open the form you want to make public. Once open, click on the "Settings" tab. This tab contains options to manage response collection.

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2. Access the 'Responses' Section

Within the "Settings" tab, locate and select the "Responses" section. This section contains settings that dictate who can respond to your form.

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3. Disable 'Limit to 1 response

Ensure that the "Limit to 1 response" option is turned off. When activated, this option requires users to sign in which limits the form to private access. Deactivating it ensures that anyone can access your form without needing to sign in.

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4. Disable 'Collect Email Addresses'

Still in the "Responses" section, find and turn off the "Collect email addresses" option. This ensures anyone can fill out your form without having to provide an email address.

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5. Share Your Form Using the 'Send' Button

Now that your form is set for public access, click the "Send" button. A pop-up window will appear showing options to share your form via email, a direct link (with options to shorten the URL or generate a QR code), or by embedding it into a webpage.

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How to Make Google Forms Public but Still Editable

Simply follow the process below to make Google Forms public, but still editable for collaborators. 

1. Add Collaborators with Editing Permissions

After ensuring the form is publicly accessible for responses, you can add collaborators who can edit the form. Navigate to the main editing page of your form and find the "More" (three vertical dots) button next to the "Send" button.

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2. Select 'Add Collaborators'

In the dropdown menu that appears after clicking "More," select "Add Collaborators." This will open a new window where you can add collaborators.

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3. Input Email Addresses and Set Permissions

In the "Add Collaborators" window, enter the email addresses of the individuals you want to grant editing access to. Ensure that the permission is set to "Editor," allowing them to make changes to the form.

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4. Send Invitations

Click the "Send" button to dispatch invitations to the specified email addresses. The recipients will then be able to access and edit the form while the form remains public for responses.

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We hope you now have a better understanding of how to make Google Forms public. You might also like our articles on logic branching in Google Forms and how secure Google Forms are. To optimize your workflow better, we recommend reading our guide on how to send custom emails from Google Forms based on responses.

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