How do I add a poll to a GroupMe chat?

Creating a poll in a group chat lets you get opinions and ideas from the other members of the group. Any member of a group can create a poll. 

  1. In a group chat, select Add an attachment  Android paperclip icon  in the chat box.
     

    Tip: You can also select the group's avatar, then click Polls to see the currently active polls.

  2. Select Polls  GroupMe poll icon  . 

  3. Select Create New Poll.

  4. Type the poll question into the top box, then type the poll options. Select Add  Add button  until you’ve added all the choices, up to a maximum of 10.

  5. Select a date and time for voting to end.

  6. Select Create  Send message icon in Teams  to add the poll to the group.

    Note: Note that you can’t change the poll options after the poll is created. 

Everyone in the group receives a notification when the poll is created and can see the poll in the chat. To vote in a poll, select Vote and choose your preferred option.

After voting, select View results to see how others are voting, and you can change your vote as many times as you like before the poll ends – just select Change my vote.

Ending a poll:

A reminder notification is sent to the group 5 minutes before the poll is scheduled to end, and another is sent when the poll has ended. To end a poll before its scheduled end time, select End now.

Note: You can only do this if you created the poll. 

Having a problem creating a poll? Check out these poll troubleshooting tips

  1. In a group chat, select Add an attachment  Android paperclip icon  in the chat box.
     

    Tip: You can also select the group's avatar, then click Polls to see the currently active polls.

  2. Select Polls  GroupMe poll icon

  3. Select Create New Poll.

  4. Type the poll question into the top box, then type the voting options. Select Add  Add button  until you’ve added all the choices, up to a maximum of 10.

  5. Select a date and time for voting to end.

  6. Select Send  Send message icon in Teams  to add the poll to the group.

    Note: Note that you can’t change the poll options after the poll is created. 

Everyone in the group receives a notification when the poll is created and can see the poll in the chat. To vote in a poll, select Vote and choose your preferred option.

After voting, select View results to see how others are voting, and you can change your vote as many times as you like before the poll ends – just select Change your vote.

Ending a poll:

A reminder notification is sent to the group 5 minutes before the poll is scheduled to end, and another is sent when the poll has ended. To end a poll before its scheduled end time, select End now.

Note: You can only do this if you created the poll. 

Having a problem creating a poll? Check out these poll troubleshooting tips

  1. In a group chat, select Add an attachment  Add button  in the chat box.

    Tip: You can also select the group's avatar, then tap Polls to see the currently active polls.

  2. Select Polls  GroupMe poll icon

  3. Select Create New Poll.

  4. Type the poll question into the top box, then type the voting options. Tap Add more  Add button  until you’ve added all the choices, up to a maximum of 10.

  5. Select a date and time for voting to end.

  6. Select Send  Send message icon in Teams  to add the poll to the group.

    Note: Note that you can’t change the poll options after the poll is created. 

Everyone in the group receives a notification when the poll is created and can see the poll in the chat. To vote in a poll, select Vote and choose your preferred option.

After voting, select View results to see how others are voting, and you can change your vote as many times as you like before the poll ends – just select Change my vote.

Ending a poll:

A reminder notification is sent to the group 5 minutes before the poll is scheduled to end, and another is sent when the poll has ended. To end a poll before its scheduled end time, select End now.

Note: You can only do this if you created the poll. 

Having a problem creating a poll? Check out these poll troubleshooting tips

  1. In a group chat, select Add an attachment  Add button  in the chat box.

    Tip: You can also select the group's avatar, then click Polls to see the currently active polls.

  2. Select Create Poll  GroupMe poll icon

  3. Type the poll question into the top box, then type the answers. Click Add more  Add button  until you’ve added all the choices, up to a maximum of 10.

  4. Select a date and time for voting to end.

  5. Select Create Poll to add the poll to the group.

    Note: Note that you can’t change the poll options after the poll is created. 

Everyone in the group receives a notification when the poll is created and can see the poll in the chat. To vote in a poll, select Vote and choose your preferred option.

After voting, select View results to see how others are voting, and you can change your vote as many times as you like before the poll ends – just select Change your vote

Ending a poll:

A reminder notification is sent to the group 5 minutes before the poll is scheduled to end, and another is sent when the poll has ended. To end a poll before its scheduled end time, select End now.

Note: You can only do this if you created the poll. 

Having a problem creating a poll? Check out these poll troubleshooting tips

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