Tools: Poll Everywhere FAQ

What is Poll Everywhere?

Poll Everywhere is a application that works well for live audiences using mobile devices like phones. People participate by visiting a fast mobile-friendly web page for your event, sending text messages, or using Twitter. Instructions are displayed on-screen. The poll that is embedded within the presentation or web page will update in real time. Advanced uses include texting comments to a presentation, texting questions to a presenter, responding via the web, and SMS interactivity in print, radio, and TV.

How can I access Poll Everywhere?

Does it integrate with NYU services?

Yes! Poll Everywhere integrates with NYU Google Slides when using the Google Chrome extension on your browser.

How may I create a poll?

Check out the Getting Started guide - If using for teaching and learning purposes, please refer to the Educator’s guide -

How may I respond to a poll?

You may use any device (phone, tablet, computer) you wish since there are many ways to respond to a poll -

Where can I learn more?

PollEverywhere also offers a comprehensive guide for more advanced features and setting up alternate ways of displaying polls.

How can I get help?

Please contact Poll Everywhere support by visiting or visit their FAQ page


**Please note that Poll Everywhere is not a University supported application. For additional information visit

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