When responding to a Google Form, Quiz, or Quiz assignment in Classroom while signed into your Google account, your progress will automatically be saved as a draft for 30 days from your last edit, or until your submission is complete.
Why it matters
This highly requested feature helps ensure you won’t have to start over if:
- You can’t complete a form or quiz in one sitting,
- You have to switch between multiple devices,
- You have low internet connectivity.
Form owners and editors can disable this feature for responders to a specific form. You may want to disable the feature on forms that are:
- Used for repeated data entry,
- Embedded in websites,
- On certain shared devices, such as registration or information kiosks.
To disable this feature, within Google Forms, go to Settings > Presentation > Restrictions and select “Disable autosave for all respondents”.
- Admins: There is no admin control for this feature.
- End users:
- Form owners and editors: This feature will be ON by default. To disable this feature, within Google Forms, go to Settings > Presentation > Restrictions and select “Disable autosave for all respondents”. Visit the Help Center to learn more about how to disable the setting.
- Form responders: Your draft responses will automatically be saved when logged in to your Google account. To view your draft responses, simply reopen the form link when logged in to the same Google account. Visit the Help Center to learn more about how to autosave your progress on a response to a Google Form.
- Rapid Release domains: Extended rollout (potentially longer than 15 days for feature visibility) starting on August 3.
- Scheduled Release domains: Extended rollout (potentially longer than 15 days for feature visibility) starting on September 15.
- Available to all Google Workspace customers, as well as G Suite Basic and Business customers
- Available to users with personal Google accounts