Polling - InEvent Webinar

Polls can be created in your InEvent Webinar. The main purpose is to increase the interaction of users in the InEvent Webinar. 

This feature allows you to:

  • Create personalized polls
  • Enable or disable the poll whenever you would like
  • Visualize and control your attendees' answers

How do I enable the Polling function?

Whenever you want to post a poll to your InEvent Webinar, the Polling tool must be activated. 

To do this click on  Settings > Tools > Edit > scroll down until you see the Live category and enable the Polling option.

Enable polling on the webinar tools

If instead of seeing a checkbox, you see Click, you will need to enable this feature at the company tools.

To do so, simply press Click and a new tab will automatically open at the company tools page. Then, scroll down until you see the Live section, press Edit, and make sure the Polling checkbox is checked. Press End to save the changes.

Enabling Polling in the company tools

How do I create polls?

You can create as many polls as you like in the Live Stream.

In the platform

To add a poll, click on: Interactivity > Polling > select an Activity > +Add poll on the left corner.

Then, create the poll title and click Create.

Creating polls

Now that the poll has been created, you should add possible answers that users can choose from. 

To do this, click on the created poll, click on +Add answer, type your answer(s) and click Create.

Add poll answer

To create multiple options, separate each option by a line.

You can also include an image in the reply by selecting the checkbox Add Image.

How do I edit polls?

To edit polls, press Edit on the upper right.

You will then be able to change the polls' answers, options, and settings, as shown on the gif below. Press End to save the changes.

GIF showing how to edit your webinar polls
How do I make the poll visible to the public and active for answers within the platform?

When you create a poll in the platform, by default it will need to be activated.

To make the poll visible to the public, select the poll, select the Settings tab > press Edit > check the Active / Visible checkbox.

If the poll is set to Active / Visible, everyone can view and answer the poll.

If this box is unchecked, the poll will not be visible to users.

If you'd like to send a push notification to all attendees to remind them of the poll, click the Send Notification button.
How do I activate multiple polls at once within the platform?

When you create multiple polls for the Live Stream and you would like to activate them at once, simply select the Live Stream > press Edit > check the polls you wish to activate > Activate > click on End to save the changes.

GIF showing how to activate multiple polls at once
By following this step-by-step and activating one or more polls, they will automatically be active and visible. This means that you will not have to access each poll as mentioned here in order to make them available to your attendees.

In the Live Stream

How do I edit polls?

To edit polls in the Live Stream, press the icon highlighted in green in the image below:

How to edit a poll in the Virtual Lobby

A window will pop up for you to edit the polls' answers and their settings. Press Done to save the changes.

How do I remove the polling tab from the Live Stream?

To remove the polling tab completely from the Live Stream, go to the InEvent platform and navigate to Webinar > Live Stream > Edit > Scroll down to the bottom to see the hide options > Tick Hide poll and press End.

The poll tab will now be removed from the Live Stream.

Hiding the polls tab from the Live Stream
Order of the polls questions in the Live Stream

Polls will be displayed in chronological order of their creation. For example, if you create 3 polls: Poll 1, Poll 2, and Poll 3, they will be displayed in the Live Stream as shown below:

Order of the polls

By default, the polls' answers are sorted alphabetically. To change the order, click Edit and drag the options to their desired order. Click here for further information on how to edit polls.

How do I remove an answer option from the poll?

To remove an answer, go to Activities > Polling > press Edit > select the poll > and remove the answer by clicking the orange trash can.

Deleting a poll answer
You cannot edit polls in the Live Stream. You would need to either edit them in the platform, or delete and recreate them in the Live Stream.

Can I hide the poll's answers?

To define if the poll's answers should be displayed to your attendees or not, you should either check or uncheck the Answers display checkbox.

If the option Answers display is checked, the poll's answers will be displayed to all attendees. If you uncheck this box, the answers will be hidden.

Received answers

All the responses to your poll will be received by our platform and can be viewed at any time.

To view all poll's answers, click on the poll that you want to check the answers > press Submissions. You can view how many attendees responded and which attendees answered each question.

How do I delete a poll?

Click on Edit > check the square beside the poll title > press Remove. 

How do I generate a report?

Besides viewing the attendee responses by clicking on the submissions tab, you can also generate an excel sheet report. Go to Interactivity > Polling > Edit > Report.

Click on Edit > check the square beside the poll title > press Remove. 

Generating a report on your webinar polling

How can I show the poll results to the attendees?

In the Live Stream, results are shown in real time with bars indicating the most popular answers.

If you would like to project results on a screen, you can use the TV Mode or Big Screen.


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