Email address

There are two ways to collect email address in Google Forms. You can enable the "Collect email addresses" option in the Settings or add a short answer question with email address response validation.

Option #1: Enable collect email addresses

You can enable the "Collect email addresses" option in form settings to add email address field in your Google Forms. Please follow the instructions below.

Limitations
  1. Email address will always be the first field in the form.
  2. You cannot make Email address as an optional field.
  3. You cannot change the field label. It will always be displayed as Email address.
Important

Option #2: Short answer question with response validation

You can add a short answer question with email address response validation to accept valid email address. This gives you more flexibility than the collect email address option. You can add this question anywhere in the form, enter the desired field label, and make this as an optional or required question. Please follow the instructions below.