Conduct a quick poll within Microsoft Teams

What is this article about?

With Microsoft Forms quick poll, you can create an instant, real time poll in seconds by using the Forms bot within Microsoft Teams.

How do I use this technology?

  1. Login to Microsoft Teams (see Getting Started with Microsoft Teams)
  2. Select the desired Team.

    Microsoft Teams team membership listing
  3. Goto the desired Channel, in the example below it is the General channel.

    Microsoft Teams team general channel
  4. In the Conversations tab, type @Forms.

    Microsoft Forms Chat @Forms text highlighted
  5. In the Suggestions window that appears, select Forms.

    Microsoft Teams General Channel Chat @Forms suggestion highlighted
  6. From the What can I do? menu, click Your question? Option 1, Option2.

    Microsoft Teams chat @Forms What can I do menu highlighted
  7. Highlight and delete the placeholder text, Your Question? Option 1, Option 2.

    Microsoft Teams Chat @Forms placeholder text selected highlighted
  8. Type your question, followed by options. For example: "Which game types should we included in the Virtual Game Night? Board, Card, Electronic, Dice, Role Playing." Press return when completed.

    Microsoft Teams Chat @Forms question and responses example highlighted
  9. Team members can now respond to the poll, and see the results in real time.

    Microsoft Teams Chat @Forms real-time response example

Is there any additional information I should know about?

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