How to use in Zoom Meeting -Voting Function

What is the meeting voting feature

It is a function that can start voting during the meeting and collect answers from participants.

You can create multiple choice questions in advance for this vote.

You can also download poll reports after the meeting.

To use the voting function

  • The host user type must be Pro (Pro) or higher.
  • PC version 3.5.63382.0829 or higher, Mac version 3.5.63439.0829 or higher, Linux version 2.0.70790.1031 or higher
  • The voting feature is only available at scheduled meetings. 
    Instant meetings do not have a voting feature.

Note: Only the original meeting host can use the voting feature. If host privileges are delegated to another user, that user can not use the voting feature.

Activate the Voting Function

■ Enable for all members in the organization

To enable the poll feature for all members in your organization, enable the poll feature in your account settings.

  1. An account owner or administrator with Edit Account Settings permission signs in to the Zoom web portal and clicks Account Settings .
  2. Go to the Polling option on the Meetings tab and make sure the settings are enabled. 
    If the setting is invalid, click the status toggle to enable it. When the confirmation dialog appears, select Turn on to confirm your changes. (Optional) If you want this setting to be mandatory for all users in your account, click the lock icon and click Lock to check the setting.

Enable the voting function of members of a specific group

To enable the voting feature for all members of a particular group, enable the voting feature in group management.

  1. An administrator with edit permissions for the user group signs in to the Zoom web portal and clicks Group Management.
  2. Click the name of the group and click the Settings tab.
  3. Go to the Voting option under “Meetings (Basic)” on the Meetings tab and make sure the settings are enabled. 
    If the setting is invalid, click the status toggle to enable it. When the confirmation dialog appears, select Turn on to confirm your changes. 
    Note: If the option is grayed out, it is locked at the account level and needs to be changed at that level. 
  1. (Optional) If you want this setting to be mandatory for all users in this group, click the lock icon and click Lock to confirm the setting.

■ Enable the voting feature for your own use

To enable Polling for your own use, enable polling in the meeting settings.

  1. Signed the Zoom web portal, [ setting of My Meetings , click the] case of the account administrator), or the Meeting Settings (in the case of account members).
  2. Go to the Polling option on the Meetings tab and make sure the settings are enabled. 
    If the setting is invalid, click the status toggle to enable it. When the confirmation dialog appears, select Turn on to confirm your changes.
  1. Note: If the option is grayed out and can not be changed, you will need to contact your Zoom administrator as it is locked at the group or account level.

Create a poll

  1. Go to the ” My Meetings ” page and click on a scheduled meeting. 
    If there is no scheduled meeting, schedule the meeting.
  2. From the meeting manager, scroll to the bottom and click Add next to the Voting options to begin creating your poll.
  1. Enter the title and the first question. 
    For questions, check Single Select or Multiple Select.
  2. Enter the answer for the question and click Save below.
  3. If you want to add a new question, click Add Question to create a new question for the poll.
  1. You can add the More Options poll by repeating step 2. 

    Note: You can add up to 25 votes for one meeting.

Start voting

  1. Launch a scheduled Zoom meeting with polling enabled.
  2. Select the Voting option in the menu bar.

  1. Select the vote to start.
  2. Click Launch Poll.

  1. Here, the participants in the meeting are asked to answer the voting questions. 
    Participants will see a voting window similar to the one below. 
  1. The participant selects an answer and submits it.

  2. The host can check the voting results on the fly.

  1. If you want the host to stop voting, you can end voting by clicking End Poll.
  2. If you want to share the poll results with the participants in the meeting, click Share Results. 
    Click Resume Polling to resume voting. Participants can view the results of voting questions.

  1. Click Stop Sharing Results if you want to end sharing the poll results.

Download Poll Results Report

You can download the poll results report after the meeting.

  1. Report Go to].
  2. Select “Meeting”. 
    If you held a webinar, select [Webinar].

  1. Select Voting Report.
  1. Adjust the date width to include the meeting date.
  2. Click Search.
  3. Select the relevant webinar (or meeting) and click Create CSV Report.
  4. The report is downloaded. 

    You can get voting results in the following format:

To identify the voters of the poll results

Meeting preregistration is turned on. 
The participant’s name and email address will be displayed.

If preregistration is not enabled, the results are displayed but the users are displayed as “guests”.