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How to Make a Poll in Google Forms (Easiest Way in 2024)

In this article, we will show you how to make a poll in Google Forms in just a few clicks. Simply follow the steps below!

How to Do a Poll in Google Forms

1. Go to Google Forms and Start a New Blank Form

First, go to Google Forms. Select the "Blank" option under the "Start a new form" section to create your poll. This will open a new form where you can input your title and questions​​.

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2. Create a Question for Your Poll

Polls typically contain only one or two focused questions. Type your question into the "Question" field and choose the appropriate question type from the list. For the purpose of this guide, we will choose the "Multiple choice" question type.

Here's an example: What is the best ice cream flavor?

The options would then be: Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, and Mint Chocolate Chip.

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3. Preview Your Poll to Ensure It Looks Correct

After adding your question(s), click on the "Preview" button, represented by an eye icon, to view your form as it will appear to respondents. This step is important to verify that everything is clear and functioning as intended before sharing​​.

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Here's what our example looks like:

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5. Share Your Poll

After ensuring the poll looks good, click the "Send" button to get a shareable link. This link can be sent via email, social media, or any other means to reach your intended audience.

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6. Monitor the Responses to Your Poll

At the top of the form, there is a "Responses" tab. Click on this to view the responses that your poll has received. Here, you will see a summary of all responses, including charts and graphs for quick analysis. You can also see individual responses if you need more detail.

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We hope that this article has helped you and given you a better understanding on how to make a poll in Google Forms.

You might also like our articles on how to make a pie chart and linear scale in Google Forms. To optimize your workflow better, we recommend reading our guide on how to set up Google Forms to send emails based on responses.

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