Updated 4 days ago ​by Julie Collins

Polls can be created within each activity in the agenda.  The main purpose is to increase interaction of users in the event . 

This feature allows you to:

  • Create personalized polls for each activity.
  • Enable or disable the poll whenever you would like
  • Visualize and control your attendees answers

Polls can also be created inside the activity itself, and is available for presenters and speakers, not just admin who have access to the platform. To learn more about creating and managing polls inside activities, click here.

How to enable the Polling function

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

To do this click on  SETTINGS>TOOLS, click EDIT, go to the LIVE category,  and enable the Polling option.

How do I create a poll?

To add a poll, click on: AGENDA > POLLING, then select an Activity and +ADD POLL on the left corner

Then, create the poll title and click CREATE.

After the poll is created, you can create your 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.

To create multiple options, separate each option by a line

You can also include an image in the reply by selecting the tick box Add Image, and uploading using the red upload bar. 

How do I remove the polling tab?

To remove the polling tab completely from your activity, go to the InEvent platform and navigate to Agenda>Activities. From there, select your activity, and click Edit.

Scroll down to the bottom to see the hide options. Tick hide poll and press save. The poll tab will now be removed from your activity.

How do I remove an answer?

In the InEvent platform, go to Activities>Polling, and click on EDIT.

Select the poll, and remove the answer by clicking the orange trash can.

Make the poll visible for public and active for answers within the platform

You also have the option to keep the poll private or public via the InEvent platform.

When you create a poll, by default it will need to be activated. To activate a poll, you will check the ACTIVE FOR ANSWERS box. 

When the poll is set to VISIBLE FOR PUBLIC, it  means that everyone can view the poll at the time it is activated. When this box is unchecked, it means that the poll will not be visible to users. To make the poll visible for public, select the poll, select the SETTINGS tab, click EDIT and check the box VISIBLE FOR PUBLIC.

If you'd like to send a push notification to attendees about the poll, click the Send Notification button .

How can I delete a poll?

Click on EDIT > Check the square  beside the poll title > REMOVE. 

Replies to my poll

All the responses of your poll will be received by our platform and can be viewed at any time. To do this, click on the poll that you want to check the answers. You can view and control how many attendees responded and which attendees answered each question.

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 by pressing EDIT > REPORT.

Can I have more than one poll per activity?

Yes, you can create as many polls as you like within each activity in your calendar.

How to ask the questions of my poll in order of priority?

By default, the polls are sorted alphabetically. To change the order, click EDIT and drag the options to their desired order. When you are done, click END

How can I show the results to the attendees?

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

For in-person events, you can project results on a screen using TV Mode

To  learn more about content projection click here : Content Projection

How do I respond to a poll through the app?

A: To respond to a poll through the app, you will click on MY SCHEDULE in the bottom menu, select the activity you want to respond to the poll, and click on DETAILS and then on POLLS (you must be pinned/enrolled to the activity to view the poll)

After this step you will be on the poll list of that activity. Click on the poll in question, then choose and click the desired response and submit your answer.