Delete all data from an existing survey

Once you've created and used a SharePoint survey, you can delete all the data and reuse the questions. To remove all survey data follow these steps.

Delete all or some survey data

If you've got a survey that you want to reuse, just without any responses, use these steps to remove all or some of the data.

Delete survey data
  1. Navigate to the site you want to delete the survey data from.

  2. In the address line, put sitemanager.aspx after /_layouts/ and press Enter.

    For example, if you're site is the Contoso Mining site, your address line would look like this: http://contoso.com/sites/Contosomining/_layouts/sitemanager.aspx

  3. In Site Manager, click the name of your survey in the Quick Launch bar on the left.

    In the Site Manager window, click Survey on Quick Launch bar
  4. Click the select all The Select All icon icon at the top of the selection column.

    In the Site Manager screen, with Survey selected, click the Select All icon.
  5. Click Actions , and then click Delete.

    From the Actions button, click Delete to delete selected data
  6. Click OK.

  7. To return to your site, click Site Settings in the breadcrumbs, and then click Home or the page you want to go to in the Quick Launch bar.

    view of the breadcrumb links at the top of the page.

See Also

Create a survey

Add branching logic to a survey

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