Create a poll in Slack
What you’ll learn in two minutes or less: How to start a poll and collect responses in Slack so that your team can vote on ideas and give feedback.
Survey teammates using a polling app from the Slack App Directory, or create a quick and informal poll in a message.
Go for it!
Install an app like Polly or Simple Poll from the Slack App Directory. If you'd rather set up a poll in a message, follow the instructions below.
- Click the Compose button to start a message that sets up your poll.
- Choose emojis for each voting option and add them to the message using blockquote formatting so that they are easier to read.
- Send your message. If you add one emoji reaction for each option, it’s easier for others to add their vote.
- Wait for teammates to vote with their emoji reactions!
Here’s an example of what your poll could look like:
Learn more: Watch our video for more ways to use emoji reactions to get work done.