How To Make A Poll On Telegram

If you are an admin of any group or channel on Telegram, you may probably want to know how to make a poll on Telegram at some point. Making a poll is a quick way to ask questions and get accurate feedback or response from members of the group or channel.

Telegram messaging app offers a wide range of features, including the ability to create polls with your friends, colleagues, or community members. 

With Polls, you can gather opinions, make decisions, or simply engage with your audience. If you’re new to Telegram and want to know how you can use the poll feature, this article will guide you through the process of creating a poll on Telegram.

What Is A Telegram Poll?

A Telegram poll is a feature provided by the Telegram messaging application that allows you as an admin to create polls within a channel or group, to gather opinions, make decisions, or simply engage with others democratically and interactively.

With Telegram polls, you can create a question and provide multiple answer options for participants to choose from. Once created, it will be posted in the community, members can cast their votes by selecting their preferred option.

How To Make A Poll On Telegram

To start a poll on Telegram, simply follow the steps below:

First, open your Telegram and make sure you are logged in on your mobile device.

Find the channel or group you want to make a poll for.

Below the chat window, click on the paperclip icon close to the message field.

Telegram paperclip icon

Select “Poll” in the pop-up menu at the bottom of your chat screen or group.

You will be prompted to Input your poll question in the “Question” section.

After entering your questions, in the “Answer Options” section, you can add the number of answer options you want, ranging from Yes and No or any other. Tap “Add an Option” to add more answer options.

Telegram Add options

On the poll “Settings” section, you can Turn on or off “Anonymous Voting,” “Multiple Answers,” and “Quiz Mode.” And finally, Tap “Create“ or “Send” in the top right corner of the pop-up menu.

Telegram Anonymous, Multiple Answers, And Quiz Mode

After hitting the Create button, the poll will appear in the chat with the question and options displayed. Members in the group or channel can simply tap on their preferred choice to cast their votes. The poll will automatically update in real time, showing the current vote counts for each option.

The poll will remain open, but you can stop it at anything from a few seconds to several days.

As participants start voting, you can monitor the poll results in real time. Telegram displays the number of votes received for each option, and the percentages are calculated accordingly.

To close the poll, you can tap on it and hit “Stop Poll” or “Delete” that appears. Once you stop the poll, the final results will be displayed, and participants can no longer cast their votes.

Anonymous, Multiple Answers, And Quiz Mode Meaning In Telegram Poll

Anonymous Voting allows members to vote without revealing their identity. While Multiple Answers options allows respondents to check more than one answer option. Lastly, Quiz Mode creates polls with answers and you can only choose one. Once a member has selected an answer, it can’t be changed, no room for guessing.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why can’t I create a poll on Telegram?

If you are not an admin of the group or channel, you can’t create a poll. You can only create a poll in a group/channel or community.

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