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How to translate a Form in MS Forms into different languages

Posted on October 24, 2023

If you are part of a multilingual organization, you are probably used to generating content in multiple languages. We can already do this with SharePoint sites and pages, which is something I described in this article. Today, I want to explain how you can achieve the same with Microsoft Forms. In this article, I describe how to translate a Form in Microsoft Forms into different languages.

What is a Form?

If you are wondering what I am talking about, you might want to check out this article first.


How to translate a Form in MS Forms into different languages

  1. Once you are a Form you want to translate, click three dots > Multilingualtranslate a Form in MS Forms
  2. Click on +Add additional language. Choose the language you wish to add. You can add multiple languages.translate a Form in MS Forms
  3. Once the language is added, click on the pencil icon inside it.translate a Form in MS Forms
  4. For each field, including the title of the form, provide the translation of it by clicking on that field and typing in the text.translate a Form in MS FormsTranslateformslanguages6

User Experience

  1. If the Form was translated into other languages, it would have a language drop-down in the upper-right-hand corner. Choose an alternate language.translate a Form in MS Forms
  2. The Form will now appear in an alternate language. Please note that the system fields (i.e., Enter your answer tooltip text inside of the field) are translated automatically into the assigned language.Translateformslanguages8

About Me

I’m Greg Zelfond, a U.S. based SharePoint consultant, and I provide affordable out-of-the-box SharePoint consulting, training, and configuration assistance to small and medium-sized businesses all over the world.

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