How to Set Deadline in Google Form

Setting deadlines on Google Forms plays an essential role in the overall user experience, hence go through every step below to find out how! how-to-set-deadline-in-google-form-01

How to Set Deadline in Google Form

  • Step 1: Open Google Forms

    Open Google Forms via web or app. On the web, sign in to your Google account and click on the Google apps icon at the top-right section of your Google homepage beside your Google account’s profile photo. On the app, click on the purple-looking document or the Google Forms app.

  • Step 2: Choose the Forms


    Go to the form that you wish to set the deadline, your recently made forms are seen in the “Recent Forms” section, but if you wish to create a new form, click “Blank” or choose from the wide variety of templates in the Template Gallery.

  • Step 3: Go to Responses


    The first way to set the deadline of your form is to manually switch off the “Accepting Responses” switch located in the “Responses” section of your Google Form. Turning the switch off will automatically stop people from accessing the form to answer.

  • Step 4: Click Menu Icon


    The second way to set the deadline of your form is to go to the menu icon located at the top-right corner of your form, the menu icon is the three vertical dots beside your profile photo, and point at add-ons.

  • Step 5: Go to Add-ons


    Choose “Add-ons” or the last option in the drop-down menu. You will then be exposed to a variety of add-ons at the Google Workspace Marketplace, choose whatever you wish.

  • Step 6: Install Add-ons


    If you already decided what add-ons to get, install the deadline add-ons to proceed, allow access to your form, and finish by clicking “Done”.

Are setting a deadline add-ons free?

Most add-ons at the Google Workspace Marketplace can be installed for free, some are at a reasonable price, and some offer free trial use for a limited time.

Can I set a deadline using my mobile phone?

Yes, you can! Google Forms can be accessed, used, customized, edited, shared, and enjoyed using any device, especially mobile phones. Setting a deadline on your forms using mobile is as easy as setting a deadline using any other device.

How can I allow access to my add-ons in Google Forms?

You can allow access by simply clicking the “Allow” button that will pop out after installing them.

Why is setting a form deadline important?

Setting a deadline on your forms gives you control over the responses received of the Google form, deadlines also efficiently manage the form, and will help organize the overall handling of the forms.