Add live voting and polling to Teams Live Events
With other platforms, you can ask participants to vote and or answer polling questions during the meeting/event. I would like to see functionality such as that available in Teams Live Events (and actually in regular meetings too).
Thanks for your comments and votes. The team is working on this and we will update as soon as there are more details to share.
Stewart Paske commented
This, along with other features like breakout rooms, are key for our users. We need the option to include additional interactive tools in live events, though appreciate these won't be needed the whole time.
Hi, we have tried to use the poll through Polly and Forms - I can create the poll and submit in chat but comes up with an error `something went wrong' when my attendees tried to participate. Please could you confirm is this because all participants would need to have a Teams account to use this feature? We would really like to use the poll in our webinars, it would therefore be great to understand why we cannot get it to work for all participants, thanks.
Adrian Reader commented
The @feature is great btw!!!
Say you make a Form with all your questions etc.
Is it possible to then @ the created saved Form? Making it very easy for users to post in the chat.
please incorporate the functionality of launching a saved poll impromptu during a live presentation
Karl Luce commented
Yes, please very much add this functionality. We used it in Skype meetings before we were ushered towards Teams. Not that it was pleasant in Skype (had to create the surveys on the fly each time there was a new request for votes and some of our meetings have A LOT of vote requests so very inefficient to type up questions while meeting is running) but at least the functionality was there. Teams does not have it whereas Skype did. BRING IT TO TEAMS!
Any update on this?
Hi there. has TEAMS Now added voting/polling to Live Events?
M Wise commented
We would also like to see the ability to down vote or dislike questions during a Live Event
Monique Roberts commented
please advise when this feature will be added, or at least provide an ETA eg sometime in 2020, mostly likely 2021, or no date confirmed yet.
Terran LaMonda commented
Can we get 120 day update on the status of this request.
Hi Alex, how far has this progressed....is live voting available as yet?
Jan Spruijt commented
Hi all, there is a way to do this...
1 You can add a question with different answer options on a sheet you're sharing in screen
2.Then type @forms in the chat
3.Open Forms app, create new form.
4. Select the correct number of answer options and click send.
5. Then the poll will be in the chat and the participants can answer the poll.
Unfortunately there is no way to prepare the poll questions this way beforehand, so that's why you'll have to prepare it on a sheet and simply add a poll with answer options "option 1", etc. to the chat, because otherwise it would take too much time to create the poll question and type in all the answers yourself.
It's not ideal, but it works for my classes. Students/participants need to have the app otherwise they can't see the chat.
Justin Allen commented
Do you know if there have been any updates on adding the poll feature in a Live event? Our team is hosting a teams live event and this would be very helpful.
Please add this. As a teacher, distance learning is difficult to interact with the students and this could be a great way to make it more student based.
Hello, we are having issues with our Skype so we are starting to use MS Teams more than usual. We also could use the live voting function that Skype does.
Do you have any update on this topic? We really need voting and polling in our live events/webinars. Please add this functionality so we can use Teams Live Events. Otherwise we need to use another tool.
Thank you in advance!
Shaun Guthrie commented
Would love to see this sooner than later. Is there an update since this was last updated January 23
Yes, very important. Please find a way to include it asap. Polling is a great tool to interact with the audience.
Clare North commented
We need this, please add it!
Ariel Deligdisch commented
Very important feature! Poll & Voting in Live event