Polling

Polls can be created within each activity on the agenda. The main purpose is to increase the 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

How do I 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 > Edit > scroll down until you see the Live category and enable the Polling option.

How do I create polls?

You can create as many polls as you like within each activity.

In the platform

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

Then, create the poll title and click Create.

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.

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 on how to edit 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.

In the Virtual Lobby

Click here to learn how to create polls in the Virtual Lobby and here to learn how to make polls in/visible.

How do I edit polls?

To edit polls in the Virtual Lobby, 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 one room in the Virtual Lobby?

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

Then, scroll down to the bottom to see the hide options > Tick Hide poll and press End.

The poll tab will now be removed from your activity.

How do I remove the polling tab from all rooms in the Virtual Lobby?

To remove the polling tab completely from the Virtual Lobby, in the platform go to Event > Virtual Lobby > press Edit > and make sure Polling is set to No.

Virtual Lobby settings: Polling
Order of the polls questions in the Virtual Lobby

Polls will be displayed in the reverse order of their creation. For example, if you create 3 polls: Poll 1, Poll 2, and Poll 3, they will be displayed in the Lobby 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.

You cannot edit polls in the Virtual Lobby. You would need to either edit them in the platform, or delete and recreate them in the Virtual Lobby.

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 by pressing Edit > Report.

In-person events: how can I show the poll results to the attendees?

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

You can project results on a screen using TV Mode or Big Screen.

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.


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