Microsoft Forms Public Preview is now available for consumer users

Published Oct 02 2018 06:00 AM 15.4K Views

Microsoft Forms is a simple, lightweight tool for creating surveys and quizzes. Millions of people have used Forms since we released it for education and commercial organizations. Today, we’re extending Forms Public Preview to individual users for a variety of home scenarios.


With Forms, you can easily create, run, and analyze results from surveys and quizzes. By simply sharing a link or QR code, your friends and family can access your form from virtually anywhere, on any device, and at any time. With real-time responses and automatically generated charts, Forms makes it easy for creators to quickly understand the results and take the right next step.


Starting a new Form is easy - simply click on “New Form” or “New Quiz” to start creating your form. Then you can add a title and a few questions within clicks before you can share to collect responses.


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Microsoft Forms is for you and everyone. Here are some scenarios to get you started, but you can create any use as you need.


A parent can create a registration form for a new neighborhood soccer game to get other parents organized

A community member can poll their neighbors about community event ideas to find out the preferences on the types of an event, timing and any other information

A party organizer can send a questionnaire to attendees about food preferences, such as who is vegetarian, vegan, needs to avoid dairy, collect RSVPs and such


Want to try out Forms? Please visit and log in with your personal Microsoft account to create your first survey or quiz.  

To learn more about Forms, please visit the help center. We'd also love to hear from you! Go to the Forms UserVoice site to provide feature suggestions and vote on ideas others have already submitted. Lastly, we’re continuously working to improve Forms. To help us do this, we invite you to fill out our survey. Your feedback is very important to us. 


Availability note: 

Microsoft Forms Public Preview is rolling to all consumer SKU users, which includes those with Office 365 Home and Office 365 Personal. Soon, Forms will also be available to anyone with a personal Microsoft account (e.g., Hotmail, Live, and Outlook users).



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