Google Sheets: Forms

Record, monitor, and analyse your form statistics and responses using Google Sheets.

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Written by Gareth Burroughes
Updated over a week ago

Automatically populate your Google sheets with your form data. The data saved to the Google sheet contains the following properties: ID, name, URL, response dates, and more.

You can select from options to update or append sheets.

Before you start

Things you need to know:

1. Connect integration

  1. Go to Connect > Integrations.

  2. In the left menu, under SHOW, select Self-serve.

  3. Find Google sheets: Forms, then select +ADD.

  4. Select INSTALL

2. Connect Google Sheets to Dotdigital

  1. On Get to know the integration, read the information, then select NEXT.

  2. Either select New authentication to create a Google Sheets authentication or if you’ve already authenticated a Google account, select an existing one.

  3. Follow the Google account authentication instructions.

  4. Expand the Select what Dotdigital can access drop-down menu and select the checkbox for See, edit, create, and delete all your Google Sheets spreadsheets.

  5. Select NEXT.

If you have trouble authorising the connection, you might need to verify the action inside your Google account settings.

If you want to connect to more than one Google account select + Add another Google Sheets connection.

3. Settings

  1. For Sheet name, enter the name of the Google sheet you want to save the data to, then select NEXT.

  2. Expand the Update or append drop-down menu and choose whether to Update, Append daily or Append every 30 days existing rows in the Google sheet for each campaign.

    • Update: Always overwrites the existing rows.

    • Append: Creates new rows alongside any previous ones.
      Cannot use historical data, but works from the moment it is activated.

    then select NEXT

  3. On the first installation, you must choose how far back to look for forms with activity. Your Google Sheet includes data for forms that have had activity within a specific period.

    To choose your time period, expand the Activity Within drop-down menu and choose either Last day, Last 7 days, Last 30 days, Last 90 days, Last year, or All time.

  4. Select NEXT.

  5. Expand the Import responses drop-down menu and select whether or not you want to import the form responses to your Google Sheet.

  6. Expand the Timezone drop-down menu, then select your time zone.

  7. Select FINISH.

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