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How to create a poll in Messenger

Messenger is a Facebook-based service. It provides users with many features, including, creating and deleting polls. Basically, polls are quite helpful to understand the user’s opinion and interests. So how to make it easier and create polls in chat? Keep reading.

How to create and delete a poll on Messenger

First of all, you should open Messenger. To do that, you should install the Messenger app on your device or download it from the Play Store. After that, you should log in with your Facebook details and all your Facebook groups and chats will be transported here.

After that, you should tap on the Group. You need to select the group where you would like to create a poll. In case you don’t have a group on your mind and want just to practise, you may create one. 

Then, after you have opened that chat option, you will see the Four Square Icon in the bottom left corner. It is just beside the camera icon. You should tap on that icon in order to be able to create and delete polls.

Next, after you have opened the four-square icon section, you will see three options displayed: location, polls, create room. You should tap on the poll option in order to create a poll. 

Now, you will be able to create the poll. There will be a dialogue box displayed, you should create a text poll there, to do that, you should:

  • The first option is of Question. There you should fill in the questions for the poll.
  • You either type a topic or write a poll question.
  • If you look a bit down, you will see the space for answers.
  • It is allowed to add as many answers as you would like to.
  • After the process of the poll creation has been finished, you can tap on the create poll option.
  • After the steps above, your poll will be ready to be sent to your chats.
  • Anyone, including you, can choose the option of your liking.

In case you want to delete the poll, you should find the ‘i’ icon which is located in the chatbox at the top right corner. This icon is responsible for the information.

Then, you should tap on the three-dots option which you may find on the right corner of the window which will be opened. This action will delete the poll. You can see this option even above the group name and details. 

If you do not want to keep enduring groups, you can make group chats only when it is important to you to know the opinion of the people and after you have done everything you wanted, you can delete the chat. To clarify, you can even log out of messenger if you think it is not necessary anymore. Login anytime to create and delete polls on messenger.

How to create a poll on a Facebook page

You should be aware of the fact that you can create polls on business pages only using the mobile app. To do that, you should:

How to create on iPhone

  1. First of all, you should sign in to your Facebook business page.
  2. After that, you should click on the ellipsis icon to extend the different post types. The icon may be found in the “Write a Post…” box.
  3. Then, you should click on “Poll” and fully create it with questions and options. Then, the images or GIFs can be added.
  4. Then, you should think about the time for which your poll will be active.
  5. After that, you should promote the poll. To do that, you should click on “Promote.”
  6. When the poll will be ready, you should press on “Post” to make it visible for otherst. It will appear on your page as a status update.

How to create on Android

  1. First of all, you should open the app and sign in to your business page.
  2. After that, you should click on the ellipsis icon to extend the different post types. The icon may be found in the “Write a Post…” box.
  3. Then, you should click on “Poll” and make it ready. Then, the images or GIFs can be added.
  4. Next, you should decide for what time you would like the poll to be active.
  5. After that, you should promote your poll. To do that, you should click on “Promote.”
  6. When the poll will be ready, you should press on “Post” to make it visible for otherst. It will appear on your page as a status update.

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