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overview

With the survey function for meetings, you can create surveys with single or multiple choice questions for your meetings. You can start the survey during the meeting and record the responses of your participants. A survey report is also available for download after the meeting. Surveys can be conducted anonymously if you do not want to collect participant information with the survey results.

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requirements

  • The host user type must be licensed
  • Windows desktop client version3.5.63382.0829 or higher
  • Mac desktop client version3.5.63439.0829 or higher
  • Linux desktop client version 2.0.70790.1031 or higher
  • The meeting must be either a scheduled meeting or an instant meeting using your Personal Meeting ID.

Participants on the iOS or Android mobile app can use surveys, but hosts must use the desktop client to manage surveys.

Note: Only the original meeting host can edit or add polls during a meeting. If another user is assigned the role of host or co-host, this user can only start surveys that have already been created.

Activate polls

account

How to activate the polling function for all members of your organization:

  1. Log in to the Zoom web portal as an administrator with the right to edit account settings.
  2. Click in the navigation area Account management and then onAccount settings.
  3. Navigate to the optionsurvey on the tabmeeting and make sure the setting is enabled.
    If the setting is disabled, click the status toggle button to enable it. If a verification dialog appears, select turn on to confirm the change.
  4. (Optional) If you want this setting to be binding for all users of your account, click on the lock symbol and then on Lockto confirm the setting.

group

How to activate the survey-Function for all members of a specific group:

  1. Log in to the Zoom web portal as an administrator with the authorization to edit user groups.
  2. Click in the navigation menuUser administration and then onGroup management.
  3. Click the group name, then click the tab Settings.
  4. Navigate to the option survey on the tab meeting and make sure the setting is enabled.
    If the setting is disabled, click the status toggle button to enable it. If a verification dialog appears, select turn on to confirm the change.
    Note: If the option appears gray, it has been blocked at account level and must be changed at this level.
  5. (Optional) If you want this setting to be binding for all users on your account, click the lock icon and then click Lock to confirm the setting.

user

To enable surveys for your own use:

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. Click in the navigation area Account management and then onAccount settings (if you are an account administrator) or Settings (if you are an account member).
  3. Navigate to the option surveyon the tab meeting and make sure the setting is enabled.
    If the setting is disabled, click the status toggle button to enable it. If a verification dialog appears, select turn on to confirm the change.

    Note: If the option is grayed out, it has been locked at either the group or account level and you will need to contact your Zoom administrator.

Create a poll

  1. Call the siteMeetings and click on your scheduled meeting. If you don't have a scheduled meeting, schedule a meeting now.
  2. From the Meeting Management page, scroll down to the option survey. click on Addto start creating the survey.
  3. Enter a title and your first question.
    • (Optional) Check the box to make the survey anonymous. The survey information of the participants remains anonymous in the meeting and in the reports.
    • Choose whether it should be a single-choice question (participants can only choose one answer) or a multiple-choice question (participants can choose multiple answers).
  4. Enter the answers for your question and click belowto save.
  5. If you want to add another question, click onAdd a questionto create a new question for this survey.
  6. Repeat step 2to add more surveys.

You can also create polls by clicking during a meeting Survey click. This will open your default browser from where you can add additional polls or questions.

Note: You can create a maximum of 25 polls per meeting.

Start a poll

  1. Start the scheduled Zoom meeting that has polls enabled.
  2. In the meeting controls, click Survey.
  3. Select the poll you want to start.
  4. click on start a survey.
  5. The meeting participants are now asked to answer the survey questions. The host can follow the results live.
  6. If you want to end the survey, click onEnd survey.
  7. If you want to share the results with meeting participants, clickShare results.

    The participants then see the results of the survey.

Download a survey report

You can download a survey report after the meeting. Please note the following when viewing a survey report:

  • If registration was activated and the survey was not carried out anonymously, the names and email addresses of the participants will be listed.
  • If registration was not turned on, the survey report shows the profile names of authenticated users on the same account.
  • If the survey was carried out anonymously, the names and email addresses of the participants will be replaced by "anonymous".
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