Forms: Create a New Form

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How do I create a form using Microsoft Forms?


          With Microsoft Forms, you can create surveys, quizzes, and polls, and easily see results as they come in.  Please see the related files located on this page for full details on how to             use Microsoft Forms.

Start a new form

  1. Sign in to Microsoft Forms with your YSU email address.

    Note: You can also log in to, look for the Microsoft 365 icons on the left, and then select Forms.

  2. Select Add buttonNew Form.

  3. Title your form and, if you want, a description of it.

    Note: Form titles can have up to 90 characters. Descriptions can have up to 1,000 characters.

    Note: Your form is saved automatically while you create it.


Add questions

  1. Select  Add buttonAdd new to add a new question to your form.

  2. Choose what kind of question you want to add, such as ChoiceTextRating, or Date question types. Select More question types Drop down list for more question types in Microsoft Forms for RankingLikertFile upload, or Net Promoter Score® question types. To organize sections for your questions, select Section.

    Tip: You can also format your text. Highlight a word or words in your title or questions, and then choose any of the following: Bold (keyboard shortcut - CTRL/Cmd+B), Italic (keyboard shortcut - CTRL/Cmd+I), Underline (keyboard shortcut - CTRL/Cmd+U), Font colorFont sizeNumbering, or Bullets.

    Important: If you delete a question, it will be permanently deleted along with any response data that's been collected for it. Learn more.

Preview your form

  1. Select Preview to see how your form will look on a Computer or Mobile device.

  2. To test out your form, answer the questions in Preview mode, and then select Submit.

  3. To keep editing your form, select Back.

Share form & View responses

See the related articles for how to share forms and view responses.


NOTE:  This content is sourced from Microsoft. Please visit their site for more details and updates.

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