Frequently asked questions about Microsoft Forms
Note: The information in this article applies to the most current functionality available in Microsoft Forms. Like most modern software, the Microsoft Forms experience is frequently updated to add new functionality and to improve existing features. Please check back periodically for new and recently updated questions and answers.
Microsoft Forms is a simple, lightweight app that lets you easily create surveys, quizzes, and polls. In educational institutions, it can be used to create quizzes, collect feedback from teachers and parents, or plan class and staff activities. In business organizations, it can be used to collect customer feedback, measure employee satisfaction, improve your product or business, or organize company events.
Dynamics 365 Customer Voice (formerly known as Forms Pro) is an enterprise feedback management application you can use to easily keep track of the customer metrics that matter the most to your business. With deep integration from the Dynamics 365 line-of-business applications and built on Microsoft Forms, Dynamics 365 Customer Voice adds rich insights by feeding real-time survey data into customer records. Dynamics 365 Customer Voice provides an easy and friction-free experience, from creating surveys to generating actionable insights based on customer feedback with minimal setup time. It helps you to keep a pulse on what customers value and how they view your products and services, so you can rest assured that your data is supported by Microsoft security and compliance policies.
Microsoft Forms is free to use for any of the following:
Office 365 Education
Office 365 A1 Plus
Office 365 A5
Existing customers who purchased Office 365 Education E3 prior to its retirement
Microsoft 365 Apps for business
Microsoft 365 Business Basic
Microsoft 365 Business Standard
Microsoft 365 Business Premium
Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise
Microsoft 365 Enterprise E1, E3, and E5 plans
Existing Office 365 Enterprise E4 customers who purchased E4 before its retirement
U.S. Government Community Cloud: GCC and GCC High environments
Microsoft 365 GCC and GCC-High G1, G3, and G5
Microsoft personal account
Log in to forms.office.com and start creating surveys, quizzes, and polls.
Microsoft Forms authors can toggle their settings to allow users outside of their organization to respond to their survey or quiz. In this case, users will be submitting responses anonymously. If you want to see who has filled out your survey or quiz, you can require respondents to fill in their names as part of your questionnaire.
Microsoft Forms runs on Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, and web platforms.
Microsoft Forms is available to use on desktop and mobile browsers, ensuring a broad audience can respond to your survey or quiz without having to download a separate app.
Microsoft Forms is optimized for Internet Explorer 11, Edge, Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version), Chrome on Android (latest version), and Safari on iOS (latest version).
Note: Microsoft 365 apps and services will not support Internet Explorer 11 starting August 17, 2021. Learn more. Please note that Internet Explorer 11 will remain a supported browser. Internet Explorer 11 is a component of the Windows operating system and follows the Lifecycle Policy for the product on which it is installed.
No. Microsoft InfoPath was a solution to create customizable forms that can enable automated workflows, whereas Microsoft Forms is a basic, lightweight app for quickly collecting information via surveys and quizzes.
Microsoft InfoPath is being replaced by SharePoint Lists, Flow, and PowerApps – modern solutions for digitizing traditional company forms, automating workflows, and transforming business processes. Learn more.