Get the Form Edit Response URL in Google Sheets

When a user submits a Google Form, the entry is saved as a new row in the Google Spreadsheet that is collecting the responses. The Timestamp column in the spreadsheet can help you get the Edit Response URL for any entry in the form:

// when = e.namedValues["Timestamp"].toString()

const getFormResponseURL = (when) => {
  const formUrl = SpreadsheetApp.getActive().getFormUrl();

  const form = FormApp.openByUrl(formUrl);

  const responseDate = new Date(when);

  // Gets an array of all of the form's responses after a given date and time.

  const responses = form.getResponses(responseDate);

  if (responses.length > 0) {
    return responses[0].getEditResponseUrl();

  return '';

Also see: Get Google Forms Data in Email

Amit Agarwal

Amit Agarwal

Google Developer Expert, Google Cloud Champion

Amit Agarwal is a Google Developer Expert in Google Workspace and Google Apps Script. He holds an engineering degree in Computer Science (I.I.T.) and is the first professional blogger in India.

Amit has developed several popular Google add-ons including Mail Merge for Gmail and Document Studio. Read more on Lifehacker and YourStory


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