Adding a Poll to Zoom Meetings/Webinars

If you have ever wished you knew what your meeting/webinar participants were thinking, now you can with Zoom polls!

To add a poll in Zoom before a meeting, you must be the meeting host.

  1. Go to
  2. Click the Create or Edit Account button.
  3. Sign in using the SSO button (if necessary).
  4. With Meetings selected on the left side, click the meeting to which you want to add a poll.
  5. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the Create button in the Poll section.
  6. You can then begin to add questions. You can change from single choice to multiple choice by clicking on that option to the right of the question.
  7. Click the Save button when finished.
  8. To launch the poll during the meeting/webinar, click Polling at the bottom of the Zoom window.
    1. Click Polls on the bottom status bar to start.
    2. Click the Launch button.
    3. Click End Poll to end.
    4. Click Share Results to share with participants.
    5. Click Stop Sharing to end the poll results.
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This is not something that any UTHSC faculty, staff or student needs to request. You already should have one. By logging in with your SSO into, you are accessing your UT Zoom Licensed (Pro) account. However, if you are not using Single Sign On or SSO to login, you will not see it.