Frequently Asked Questions
Where does Simple Poll work?
Everywhere in Slack. No matter whether it's a public channel, a private channel, a direct message or anywhere else. Simple Poll should just work. Let us know if it doesn't
Who can create polls once Simple Poll is installed on my workspace?
Once installed all team members can both create and vote on polls.
How do I create a poll?
There are multiple ways to create a poll. The most common way is by using the following syntax:
/poll "Poll question?" "Option 1" "Option 2" "Option 3"
How do I create an anonymous poll?
You can create an anonymous poll like this:
/poll "What's your favorite sport?" "Football" "Tennis" anonymous
In this poll, the identity of all voters will be hidden.
Can I use my own emoji?
Of course, you can! Just put them after the relevant poll option:
/poll "Poll question?" "Option 1" :simple_smile: "Option 2" "Option 3"
Other ways to create polls
The most common way to create polls is described above, but there are other ways to create polls, which you may find useful:
/poll Which design do you like best? first second third
/poll When Today Tomorrow
How do I delete a poll?
Every poll comes with a red delete button, which will delete the poll when clicked.
Only the author of the poll is able to use this button.
How do I edit a poll?
Editing polls is not currently supported.
How do I remove my vote after I've voted?
To remove your vote, click the same button you clicked to cast your vote initially.
How do I add an option to a poll?
Adding options to a poll after it has been created is not currently supported. We suggest deleting the poll and starting a new one once all the options are decided
Where can I submit feature requests?
Email us at [email protected]