Make a planned poll with Forms in a Teams meeting

In this manual we describe how to make a poll with Forms before, during and after a meeting in Teams. This method is suitable when you in advanced have planned to do a poll. This manual also shows how you can edit or delete a question and how to close your poll. 

Add the poll as a tab

  1. Book a meeting in Teams.
  2. Go to your calendar in Teams and select the meeting where you want the poll.
  3. In the meeting view, click on the + to add a tab.
  4. Select Forms to create a tab for the poll.


Create a new poll

  1. Select the tab Polls.
  2. The first time you create a poll, select Create new poll.
  3. In the next window, you will choose between two types of question:
    Multiple choice poll – when you want to know what people in the meeting think about a particular topic.
    Multiple choice quiz – questions where there is a right or wrong answer.
  4. A new window till appear. Here you can enter your question, the answer options, decide if it should be possible to choose multiple answers and make settings for your vote. If you have selected the Multiple choice quiz you also have to mark which answer is correct.

  5. Select Save when you’re done.
  6. Your question is now saved as a draft in the poll. If you want to add a new questions to your poll, select Create new.

Edit a question

  1. Click on the arrow next to Launch.
  2. You will now get two options. Select Edit poll to edit your question or select Delete poll to remove the questions from the poll.
  3. Edit the question and select Save when you are done.
  4. To change the order of the questions – drag and drop them in the order you want. This makes it easier for you to ask the right question at the right time.

Publish a question in a meeting 

  1. Make sure that you’re satisfied with your settings. Otherwise – edit your poll.
  2. Select Launch. You can do this before, during or after the meeting.
  3. Your will now be marked as Live.
  4. The meetings participants will now get a notification liked this.
  5. The answers of the poll will be shown in percentage.

End the poll

  1. Select the arrow next to View options.
  2. Select Close poll to end the poll.

See results from the poll

  1. Go to
  2. Select Forms in the left menu.
  3. You will find your most recent polls under Recent. If you can’t see your poll there, select All my forms.