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Q&A / Polls


Collect feedback and get to known your audience by customizing interactive questions and polls with ease.

Notice: To create Q&A’s / Polls you must be the host or co-host of a Google Meet.

  1. In a meeting, at the bottom right, click Activities > Polls.
  2. Click Start a poll.
  3. Enter a question and add options for the poll.
    • Tip:You can let users respond anonymously to Polls. Before you save or launch your poll, turn on Responses appear without names .
  4. Choose one:
    • To post your poll, click Launch.
    • To save your poll so you can launch it later, click Save.
    • Tip: Polls you save remain listed under Polls for the duration of the meeting. After the call ends, all polls are permanently deleted. Meeting moderators are emailed a polling report at the end of the meeting.
  5. After a poll is launched, to vote on your own poll, select one of the options > click Vote.

Moderate a poll

  1. In a meeting, at the bottom right, click Activities > click Polls.
  2. Optional: To let participants see a poll’s results, next to “Show everyone the results”, click Switch on .
  3. Optional: To close a poll and not allow responses, click End the poll.
    • Tip: Participants can still view the poll.
  4. To permanently delete a poll from your list of polls, click Delete .
    • Tip: No one can view deleted polls.

View a poll report

After a meeting, the moderator is emailed a report for any polls conducted in the meeting. The report includes the names and answers of the meeting participants.

  1. Open the poll report email.
  2. Click the report attachment.