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 attach  Attachment button  in the chat box.

    Tip: You can select the group's avatar (profile picture), then select Polls to view active polls.

  2. Select New poll  Poll button

  3. Select Create New Poll.

  4. Type the poll question in the Ask a question field, then add the poll options. You can select Add  Add button to include more options, up to a maximum of 10.

  5. Select a date and time for the poll to end.

  6. Select create  Send button to add the poll to the group.

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

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

After voting, select View results to view how others are voting. You can also change your vote as many times as you want before the poll ends by selecting Change my vote.

Ending a poll:

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

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, tap Add an attachment  Attachment button  in the chat box.

    Tip: You can select the group's avatar (profile picture), then select Polls to view active polls.

  2. Tap Polls  Poll button

  3. Tap Create New Poll.

  4. Type the poll question in the Ask a question field, then add the poll options. Tap Add  Add button until you’ve added all the choices, up to a maximum of 10.

  5. Tap a date and time for the voting to end.

  6. Tap Done  Done button  to add the poll to the group.

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

Everyone in the group will receive a notification when the poll is created and can access the poll in the chat. To vote in a poll, tap Vote and choose your preferred option.

After voting, select View results to view how others are voting. You can also change your vote as many times as you want before the poll ends by selecting Change your vote.

Ending a poll:

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

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 attach  Add button  in the chat box.

    Tip: You can select the group's avatar (profile picture), then tap Polls to view active polls.

  2. Tap polls   Poll button

  3. Tap Create New Poll.

  4. Type the poll question in to 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. Tap a date and time for voting to end.

  6. Tap Send  Send button to add the poll to the group.

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

Everyone in the group will receive a notification when the poll is created and can access the poll in the chat. To vote in a poll, tap Vote and choose your preferred option.

After voting, tap View results to view how others are voting. You can also change your vote as many times as you want before the poll ends by selecting Change my vote.

Ending a poll:

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

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 Open to attach media content  Add button  in the chat box.

    Tip: You can select the group's avatar (profile picture), then click Polls to view active polls.

  2. Select Create Poll  Poll button

  3. Type the poll question in the Ask your question here field, then type the answers. Click  Add buttonAdd more until you’ve added all the choices, up to a maximum of 10.

  4. Select a date and time for the poll to end.

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

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

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

After voting, select View results to view how others are voting. You can also change your vote as many times as you want before the poll ends by selecting Change your vote

Ending a poll:

A reminder notification will be sent to the group 5 minutes before the poll is scheduled to end, and another will be sent when the poll has ended. 

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

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