In this SharePoint Online tutorial, I will show you how to create a Survey in SharePoint using the out of box feature. The main use of the SharePoint 2013 survey is to receive and organize your employees’ feedback. In the same way, you can create a survey in SharePoint Online or SharePoint 2013/2016/2019.
How to create a survey in SharePoint 2013? To create a SharePoint 2013 survey, open the SharePoint site, From settings -> Add an app. Then select the SharePoint 2013 Survey list template, give a name for the survey, and click on Create. Then you can add your SharePoint 2013 surveys questions to the survey.
You can use SharePoint 2013 surveys to ask your team about organization policy, organization structure, management, employee facility as a type of question with multiple options and employees will respond to all questions. You can also view the summary report in excel format or graphical view. This is one good feature which is provided by Microsoft.
Now, now let us see in details how to create a survey in SharePoint 2013 or Online.
Step 1: On your SharePoint site, navigate to the Settings gear icon and click ‘Add an app’
Step-2: Next, click on ‘Survey’ as shown in below:
Step-3: At the prompt enter a name for this survey, and click Ok.
Step-4: To see the Survey that you have just created navigate to the Settings gear icon in the right side, and then down to ‘Site contents.’ If the Survey was created successfully it should be visible among your site’s other contents.
Step-5: Open the Survey and now you can add the question in your Survey.
Step-6: Now you can add your question to SharePoint survey with select different type of data Type which you want.
Step-7: If you want to add more question then you can click on the Next button at the end of the page. Once you have done with your question then click on the Finish button.
Step-8: Next, you will redirect to the main page and click on Respond to this Survey button so you will get a question answer page to give your feedback.
Step-9: Once you finish your answer, click on the Finish button so you will redirect to OverView page again. Now you can also check your response by click on show graphical summary report or all reports.
Now, let us see how to solve unable to create survey list in sharepoint online error or SharePoint 2013 survey app missing error.
I have created a new tenant with developer subscription (a trial runs for 12 months). When I try to create a survey list I am getting the below screen.
Unable to create survey list in SharePoint Online
By default when we create the new Tenant in Office 365 SharePoint Online. Not that all the SharePoint default features will be turned on. One of the important feature to be turned on in SharePoint Online to see the option create Survey List is “Team Collaboration Lists feature at site level“.
I can now see all the options to create custom lists and surveys also in SharePoint Online. Once you enable you can see all the apps:
- Custom list
- Document library
- External Lists
- Tasks Lists
- Picture library
- Issue tracking
- Discussion board etc
This way we can fix the sharepoint 2013 survey app missing or sharepoint online survey app missing error.
Please follow the below steps to export survey results to excel in SharePoint Online or SharePoint 2013/2016.
Step 1: Log in to the SharePoint site -> Go to site Contents -> Create a New survey -> Below is the new survey.
Step 2: The below screenshot is my newly created survey in SharePoint and you can find it once you have created your survey.
Step 3: Click on OverView in right side of the ribbon.
Step 4: Next go to the Actions ribbon and click on Export to Spreadsheet .
Step 5: Sometimes you will get this type of alert if you open your site in Google Chrome or any other browser. So as per Microsoft recommendation you should use Internet explorer.
Step 6: Next you can able to download the file in Excel format.
Step 7: The below is my exported excel sheet.
This is how to export survey results to excel in SharePoint 2013/2016 or SharePoint Online.
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This is how we can create a SharePoint survey and use it inside the organizations. I hope, you can use these simple steps to create a survey in SharePoint 2013 or Online and this tutorial must be helpful to you, to get an idea on SharePoint 2013 survey.
Rajkiran is currently working as a SharePoint Consultant in India . Rajkiran having 7+ years of experience in Microsoft Technologies such as SharePoint 2019/2016/2013/2010, MOSS 2007,WSS 3.0, Migration, Asp.Net, C#.Net, Sql Server, Ajax, jQuery etc.He is C#Corner MVP (2 Times).