Create a form with Microsoft Forms on your mobile device

Create a form with Microsoft Forms on your mobile device

Use the Microsoft Office app for Android or Microsoft Office app for iOS to create a form using your mobile device. 

Create a form with the Microsoft Office app for Android

Notes: 

  • Although you can use the Office app without signing in, the Microsoft Forms features in the Office app require you to sign in with an existing Microsoft account (or your work or school account).

  • While the Office app currently supports signing in with phone number-based Microsoft accounts, Microsoft Forms does not. To use Forms functionality in the Office app, sign in with an email-based Microsoft account (or a compatible work or school account).

  1. To download and install the app on your Android device, visit Office for Android.

  2. In the Office app for Android, tap Actions, and then tap Create a Form.

  3. When the new form opens for editing, tap its default title (“Untitled form”), and then type a new title and a description for your form.

    Both the title and the description will be seen by the people with whom you’ll share this form, so consider including any important details in the description that might be helpful for the recipients to know (for example, the deadline for filling out the form).

  4. When you have finished typing, tap the check mark in the upper right corner to continue.

  5. At the bottom of the form, tap + Add Question to add the first question to your form, and then do one of the following:

    • Tap Choice if you want recipients to answer your question by selecting one or more of multiple choices. This type of response is useful when you want to gauge a preference from the majority (for example, for a team event destination).

    • Tap Text if you want recipients to answer your question in their own words.

    • Tap Rating if you want recipients to respond to your question by giving a rating. You can request a rating to consist of up to ten levels, and the rating scale can be indicated by either a star or a number. This type of response is useful when you want to get quick feedback about the satisfaction levels that the recipient feels about something in particular, such as a product, service, or situation.

    • Tap Date if you want recipients to respond to your question by entering a specific date. When recipients answer this question, they’ll select a date from a calendar.

  6. Type out the question, select any additional options for the type of question you’ve selected, and then tap the check mark in the upper right corner to continue. (If necessary, hide the keyboard, or scroll back to the top of the screen to reveal the check mark button.)

    Note: To modify a question you’ve already added to the current form, tap to open it, make any necessary changes, and then tap the check mark in the upper right corner to continue.

  7. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to add any additional questions to your current form, and then do any of the following:

    • If you want to stop customizing your form at any time and exit to the Home screen, tap the Back arrow in the upper left corner. You can return to continue working on your form later — either in the Office app or in Microsoft Forms on the web. Your progress is saved automatically.

    • When you’re done creating and customizing your form, tap the Share icon in the upper right corner to share your form with its intended recipients by either copying a link to the form that you can paste where you want to share it, or by sending an email message with a link to the form.

After you’ve shared a form, you can view its responses from recipients at any time by doing the following:

  1. In the Office app, tap Home, and then tap the form for which you want to view responses.

  2. Under the form title, tap the Responses tab to view a summary of the responses that recipients submitted for this form.

    Important: The Responses tab is only available if you’ve shared the form and when at least one response to it has been received. If you change the form title or add or change any of the questions in a form while responses are still being collected, only recipients accessing the form after such modifications were made will be able to see the changes. Older responses will be maintained in their original format.

Create a form with the Microsoft Office app for iOS

Note: The Office app for iOS is currently available for iPhone only. Support for iPad will be added at a later time.

Notes: 

  • Microsoft Forms is currently not supported by Microsoft Intune mobile device management. If you’re currently signed in to the Office app with an Intune-managed account, the Forms functionality outlined below will be unavailable. Consider signing in with a different account.

  • While the Office app currently supports signing in with phone number-based Microsoft accounts, Microsoft Forms does not. To use Forms functionality in the Office app, sign in with an email-based Microsoft account (or a compatible work or school account).

  1. To download and install the app on your iPhone, visit Office for iOS.

  2. In the Office app for iOS, tap Actions, and then tap Create a Form.

  3. When the new form opens for editing, tap its default title (“Untitled form”), and then type a new title and a description for your form.

    Both the title and the description will be seen by the people with whom you’ll share this form, so consider including any important details in the description that might be helpful for the recipients to know (for example, the deadline for filling out the form).

  4. When you have finished typing, tap the check mark in the upper right corner to continue.

  5. At the bottom of the form, tap + Add Question to add the first question to your form, and then do one of the following:

    • Tap Choice if you want recipients to answer your question by selecting one or more of multiple choices. This type of response is useful when you want to gauge a preference from the majority (for example, for a team event destination).

    • Tap Text if you want recipients to answer your question in their own words.

    • Tap Rating if you want recipients to respond to your question by giving a rating. You can request a rating to consist of up to ten levels, and the rating scale can be indicated by either a star or a number. This type of response is useful when you want to get quick feedback about the satisfaction levels that the recipient feels about something in particular, such as a product, service, or situation.

    • Tap Date if you want recipients to respond to your question by entering a specific date. When recipients answer this question, they’ll select a date from a calendar.

  6. Type out the question, select any additional options for the type of question you’ve selected, and then tap the check mark in the upper right corner to continue. (If necessary, tap Done to hide the keyboard, or scroll back to the top of the screen to reveal the check mark button.)

    Note: To modify a question you’ve already added to the current form, tap to open it, make any necessary changes, and then tap the check mark in the upper right corner to continue.

  7. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to add any additional questions to your current form, and then do any of the following:

    • If you want to stop customizing your form at any time and exit to the Home screen, tap the Back arrow in the upper left corner. You can return to continue working on your form later — either in the Office app or in Microsoft Forms on the web. Your progress is saved automatically.

    • When you’re done creating and customizing your form, tap the Share icon in the upper right corner to share your form with its intended recipients by either copying a link to the form that you can paste where you want to share it, or by sending an email message with a link to the form.

After you’ve shared a form, you can view its responses from recipients at any time by doing the following:

  1. In the Office app, tap Home, and then tap the form for which you want to view responses.

  2. Under the form title, tap the Responses tab to view a summary of the responses that recipients submitted for this form.

    Important: The Responses tab is only available if you’ve shared the form and when at least one response to it has been received. If you change the form title or add or change any of the questions in a form while responses are still being collected, only recipients accessing the form after such modifications were made will be able to see the changes. Older responses will be maintained in their original format.

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