How can I see my anonymous response

Customize the form or exam settings in Microsoft Forms

You can use Microsoft Forms to create a form (such as a poll or poll) or a quiz (such as a student math exam). The form and quiz settings allow you to specify deadlines, identify form respondents, view correct answers to quiz questions, and other settings for Microsoft Forms.

In Microsoft Forms, open the form that you want to edit settings for, then select More Form settings > Settingsout.

Set options for forms and quizzes

In the area Settings you can select or delete options.

Note:The option for the quiz setting is only available for quiz questions.

Option for quizzes

With the default results show automaticallyResponders can view the results of each question when submitting their quiz answers. Responders will see a green check mark next to each correct answer for the exam questions and red message text that will appear next to incorrect answers. Disable this setting if you don't want to display right and wrong information next to each exam question.

Note:The option for the quiz setting is only available for quizzes.

Who can fill out this form

  • Anyone can answer - Anyone inside or outside your organization can submit responses to your form or quiz.

  • Only people in my organization can reply - Only people belonging to your organization can respond to your form or quiz.

    • Record name - Track people who responded to your form or quiz.

    • One answer per person : Limit responses to form or quiz responses to just one per person. This prevents individuals from filling out a form or quiz multiple times.

  • Certain people in my organization can reply - Only people or groups in your organization that you specify can respond to your form.


  • Only people in my organization can answer, and specific people in My organization can only have answer options for Office 365 Education and Microsoft 365 Apps for Business users. Sign in with your work, school, or school account to access these settings.

  • Certain people in my organization can respond, only applies to individuals and groups within your organization. You can specify up to 100 individual or group names in total. You can define up to 20 groups from the 100 groups (each group can contain up to 1,000 people). For example, you can collect responses from 80 individuals and 20 groups for a total of 100 people.

Reply options

  • Accept answers - If this setting is deactivated, deactivate the option to collect further form responses. You can also customize the default message that recipients see when they try to deliver their replies after you turn the setting off.

  • Start date and End date : You can specify an exact date and time when you want to start and stop collecting form responses. click You on start date,then click the Date text box and select a date from the calendar control. Select a specific hour from the drop-down list. Same goes for End date

    Note: You cannot specify a date and time that are in the past.

  • Re-mixed questions - When this is disabled (the default), respondents will see questions in the order you created. When this option is activated, the order of the questions displayed will be shuffled randomly. Each respondent sees the questions in a different order.

    • All questions - Mixed order of all questions in the form or quiz.

    • Lock issues - Mixed order of all questions with the exception of the questions you have specified (e.g. questions 3-5).

    Note: If your form or quiz has multiple sections or pages, you can't have questions reshuffled.

  • Show status bar - Respondents see a visual indicator of their progress when filling out a form or quiz.

    Note: The status bar is only available for forms and quizzes that contain multiple sections or pages.

  • Customize thank you message - Show a thank you note after completing your form or quiz. Click in the text box to compose a customized message.


  • Receipt of Allow responses after submission - After completing the form, respondents have the option to save or print a PDF of the form with the completed responses on the Thank you page. Note that selecting this setting still offers the option of asking internal form participants in your organization for an email confirmation of their form.

    Note: This feature will be available shortly.

  • Receive email notifications for every response - Receive an email notification every time a response is submitted.

Feedback Hub for Microsoft Forms

We'd love to hear from you! To send feedback through Microsoft Forms, select in the upper right corner of your form Further form settings > Feedback out.

See also

Frequently asked questions about Microsoft Forms

Change a form design

Submit your form to other people to collect responses

Share a form for collaboration