How To Poll A Question In Zoom Webinar?

The Polling for Zoom Webinar is an initiative to provide polling and voting services online. Zoom polls offer a platform where polling and voting can be done from any place in the world.

The polling feature also provides a platform to conduct surveys by using the web as a medium. It also enables organizations to automate their data collection process by recording live feedback from multiple participants.

This webinar is an excellent opportunity for individuals and institutions to use the internet as a tool to get an insight into specific topics. This webinar also enables improving their business techniques by applying advanced data analysis and research methodologies.

Prerequisites for Polling for Webinars

  • Webinar add-on
  • Webinar polling enabled
  • Zoom desktop client
    • Windows: version 5.1.2 or higher
    • macOS: version 5.1.2 or higher
    • Linux: version 5.1.422789.0705 or higher
  • Zoom mobile app*
    • Android: version 5.5.0 or higher
    • iOS: version 5.5.0 or higher
  • Zoom web client
    • Chrome: version 58.0.3029.81
    • Firefox: version 55.0 or higher
    • MS Edge: version 11.0
    • Safari: version 10 or higher

*Note for Zoom web and mobile app users: Ensure that your browser is up-to-date, and allow third-party cookies from

Limitations For Polling for Zoom Webinars

  • Zoom webinars are only available for Zoom clients who meet the minimum version requirements.
  • Polling is not supported during Q&A sessions in Zoom. (Q&A sessions begin when an attendee asks a question or when Zoom starts polling.) Please do not initiate any polls until after the Q&A session is over to avoid any disruption to the audience.
  • The Zoom web app is NOT supported for polling until further notice. However, you can still join Zoom using the Converge app on an iOS or Android device.
  • Polling cannot be used during remote presentations (when multiple people present remotely). Please avoid any interruption to presenters via polling; instead, record your questions and ask them after the presentation.
  • Webinars are not currently supported on mobile devices (e.g., tablets or phones).
  • Polling is limited to 10 responses per poll and 100 responses during a Zoom webinar.
  • By default, only the original webinar host can create and edit polls during a webinar.

How To Add Poll Questions To Your Zoom Webinar?

Polling questions can be added at any time during your Zoom webinar or setting up polls in advance of your meeting. If you want to add a poll during a session, then you need to follow these steps:

  • Open Zoom web portal.
  • Sign in to your account.
  • Select Webinars from the navigation menu.
  • Click on the webinar you wish to edit.
  • Select the green “+” sign at the top right corner of your screen and click polling from the drop-down list.
  • From there, you can select a poll style, enter a question, set response options if applicable, and finally submit. Zoom will start polling according to your settings immediately.
  • You can find the same polling settings by clicking on the blue question mark (?) at the top-right of your screen.

How To Launch A Poll During A Zoom Webinar?

Once the poll has been set up and published, you can launch it at any time during your Zoom meeting:

  • Start the scheduled Zoom webinar as usual.
  • When you are ready to launch the poll, click on the webinar’s title at the top of your screen.
  • In this webinar controls, Click on “Polls.”
  • Select the poll you wish to launch.
  • Click the Launch button. Zoom will start polling according to your settings immediately. You can also see the results from the Polling tab of your webinar dashboard.

How To End A Poll Once It Has Been Launched?

If you want to end a poll you have started, please follow these steps:

  • Click on the webinar’s title at the top left corner of the screen.
  • Click on “Polls.”
  • Select the poll you have launched.
  • Click on the “end poll” button. Zoom will stop polling immediately. You can also see the results from the Polling tab of your webinar dashboard.
  • You can also end a poll by clicking on the close button at any time during the polling session to end the poll and view the results.

Final Words

As you know, polling is a great way to engage your audience during your Zoom webinar. Using polling, attendees can voice their opinions and get answered instantly while watching the live presentations.

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