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Legacy Google Sheets integration

Legacy Google Sheets integration

For some specific cases where we could not bring improvements, you might have access to the legacy Google Sheets integration. The below documentation explains how the legacy version works.

The Google Drive integration allows you to send form submissions to spreadsheets. All submissions for one form will appear in the same spreadsheet.

Before integrating with Google Drive there are a few things that you should be aware of:

  • Do not delete any spreadsheet columns generated by your form fields. You can delete fields from your form but not their correspondent spreadsheet column in Google Drive.
  • Make test submissions after applying changes, to update on both sides.
  • Selecting a group of cells and sorting/filtering data will break the integration.

You’ll find the Google Drive integration in the Integrations section of your form. Add the application and hit the Connect button. You’ll be redirected to a separate page to add your Google account credentials (if not logged in).

Google Drive app

When you check your Google Drive account after submissions were made, you will see that you’ve got a new spreadsheet with the name of your form showing each submission’s input on one row. The form data is not sent immediately, but after one to five minutes.

The counter displayed next to the name of the Google account specifies the number of times a new token has been created. A new token is created each time you choose the Connect another account option within the dropdown and type in a Gmail address that you already used.

Connected accounts

Our integration works very well with event registration forms and online surveys when you need to share form entries quickly with other interested parties.

Important Notes

To change both the label names and the order of the columns in your spreadsheet, you’ll need to follow these steps:
  • 1. First, change the label names and submit your form.
  • 2. Reorder the columns in your spreadsheet and submit the form after you are done.
The first test communicates your final changes. Make two submissions to update the spreadsheet. Following these steps will prevent the integration from failing. Make sure you have at least one test submission made between step 1 and step 2.

If the integration is not working correctly, click on the Remove button and add Google Drive again. A new spreadsheet will be created. The connection with the old spreadsheet can not be restored.

Remove app

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