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MC320691: Forms distribution and email notification feature

Updated August 3, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Updated July 7, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Updated May 05, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Updated March 31, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Microsoft Forms will soon enable a feature that will allow users to share a Form/survey directly with other users and distribution lists within the organization which will also include automated follow up emails and updates. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88886.

Enable customers to share a form directly to people in their organization and receive form status by periodic email notification.

MC320691: Forms distribution and email notification feature

When this will happen

We expect this rollout to begin in mid-March and expect the rollout to be fully completed by late August (previously late July).

How this will affect your organization

Once a new survey is created in Microsoft Forms, the creator will have the ability to invite others to complete the form.

Once a new survey is created in Microsoft Forms, the creator will have the ability to invite others to complete the form.

Forms will then send periodic email updates informing the survey creator of updated information regarding the completion of the survey as well as provide the ability, for the creator, to send reminder emails to the recipients to complete the survey if they have not yet done so.

Forms will then send periodic email updates informing the survey creator of updated information regarding the completion of the survey as well as provide the ability, for the creator, to send reminder emails to the recipients to complete the survey if they have not yet done so.

What you need to do to prepare

No specific action is required but you may want to update your internal documentation as necessary.

Message ID: MC320691
Published: 03 February 2022
Updated: 03 August 2022
Platform: Web, Windows Desktop, World tenant

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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