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How to Make a Google Forms Survey: The Ultimate Guide for 2024

In this article, we will show you how to make a survey in Google Forms in just a few clicks. Simply follow the steps below!

How to Make a Survey with Google Forms

1. Open Google Forms.

Navigate to the Google Forms website. Sign into your Google account, or create a new account if you don't already have one.

2. Start with a blank form.

Click on the plus icon or select "Blank" to create a new form from scratch, giving you a clean slate for your feedback survey.

how to make google forms survey

3. Enter survey title and description.

Click on "Untitled form" to add a title. Below the title, add a description to provide context to respondents.

how to make survey on google forms

Let's say we want to get feedback on our customer service. The title of our form can be: "Customer Service Feedback." 

Then, we can write in the description: "We strive to provide excellent customer service and would love to hear about your recent experience with our team. Your feedback is invaluable for us to improve our service." 

Here's what it looks like:

how to create google forms survey

4. Add your questions.

Write your first question and set the question type of your choice using the dropdown menu next to your question. 

how to make a google forms survey

To add more questions, click on the + button located in the toolbar on the right side of your form. 

how to make a survey with google forms

Following our example, we can ask "How satisfied are you with our service?" We will choose the "Linear Scale" question type to allow respondents to rate their satisfaction level: from "Very Unsatisfied" to "Very Satisfied."

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Tip: You can toggle on the "Required" option at the bottom of the question box to ensure that all your questions are answered. 

making a survey in google forms

5. Configure your response settings.

Go to the "Settings" tab at the top. Here, you can choose to collect email addresses, limit responses to one per person, or allow respondents to edit after submission, depending on your needs.

how to create a google forms survey

6. Optional: Style your survey.

Click on the palette icon in the top-right corner to choose a theme color or background for your survey, which can make it more visually appealing to respondents.

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google forms survey

7. Preview and test your survey.

Click the eye icon to preview your form. This lets you see the survey from a respondent's viewpoint and check for any issues or typos before sharing it.

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google forms survey example

Below is an embedded copy of our sample Google Forms survey for your reference:

We hope this article has helped you and given you a better understanding on how to make a Google Forms survey.

You might also like our article on how to embed Google Forms in your website and how to delete responses in Google Forms. To optimize your workflow better, we recommend reading our guide on how to set up email alerts for Google Form submissions.

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