Using the URL shortener for Microsoft Forms URLs

Microsoft Forms is a great tool for data collection, but one thing that has been pretty ugly are the URLs that are generated for sharing those Forms. Microsoft listened to user feedback, and they provided a built-in way to shorten the Forms URL into something that doesn’t cause headaches. Here’s how it works…

When you click on the Share button to get the sharing URL, there’s a new checkbox titled Shorten URL. This will automatically provide a shorter, more friendly URL to send to people:

Here’s what the URL for my Form looked like prior to using the Shorten URL option:

And here’s what it looked like after that option:

Definitely a much cleaner link!

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