Email Notifications for Google Forms
How do I automatically send emails in response to a Google Form Submit?
Setup an email notification that will be triggered by a Google Form submit. The content of the email can be personalized based on the user's response.
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Watch this quick tutorial or follow the step-by-step instructions below to find out how to send personalized email notifications from Google Forms automatically on a new Google Form submit.
Introduction to the best mail merge for Google Forms
The Mail Merge add-on is free to install, works from four Google Workspace apps, benefits from free 24/7 support and is packed with useful features which make mail merge easy. All of this means that Mail Merge is the best mail merge add-on available.
The steps below detail:
How to create a mail merge template for personalized Google Forms email responses
How to mail merge automatically to an auto response email for Google Forms
How to add email notifications to Google Forms with this add-on from Mail Merge
How to send emails from Google Forms automatically on a Google Form submit
Step 1: Launch the Mail Merge add-on from Google Forms
To setup an auto reply email for Google Forms, start the Mail Merge add-on by clicking Add-ons > Mail Merge.
Step 2: Start the Mail Merge add-on for Google Forms
This will open the Mail Merge dialog box, from where you can create your auto reply email for Google Forms.
Step 3: Configure your automatic emails in Google Forms
From the Google Forms Mail Merge dialog box:
Step 4: Create your mail merge email template
Write your Google Forms auto response email template and give your template a name.
Step 5: Add your *|merge fields|*
Insert *|merge fields|* into your Google Forms auto response email template by clicking in the desired location within the mail merge template, selecting a field from the Add Merge Field drop-down and clicking Add.
Repeat this step for all required *|merge fields|*.
*|Merge fields|* are the questions from your form. In your personalized Google Forms email notification, your *|merge field|* will display the recipient's response to the selected question from the Google Form and send an email based on the response. You can change the font, color, size, etc. of the *|merge fields|*, as well as regular text. You can further customize your Google Form auto reply email template by adding images, file attachments and hyperlinks.
Step 6: Save your personalized Google Forms email template
Click Save when you have finished editing your Google Forms confirmation email template.
Step 7: Enable automatic emails from Google Forms
At this point, you have two options:
Save: This will save your settings and automatically send a Google Forms email confirmation to respondents on receipt of future Google Form submits.
Send Test: This will give you a good idea of how your Google Forms confirmation email will look to your recipients, before enabling automatic Google Forms email notifications. The Send Test option will open a link in which you can submit a test form. An email response from Google Forms will then be sent to the respondent's address.
Select one of the options above.
Once you select Save, your Google Forms auto reply emails are enabled. Each time you receive a new Google Form submit, Mail Merge will automatically send a notification email from Google Forms in response.
To turn off your Google Forms auto reply emails, click Add-ons > Mail Merge > Start and then select No from the Send this Email on a Form Submit drop-down. You can re-enable your auto response emails from Google Forms at any time by simply selecting Yes from the Send this Email on a Form Submit drop-down.
Merged Personalized Google Forms Confirmation Email Example
Congratulations! You now know how to add email notifications to your Google Form and therefore automatically send emails on a Google Form submit, using the best mail merge add-on for Google Forms.
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