WhatsApp’s new features and updates which have roll out over the past few months have made the messaging experience much better. WhatsApp users can even create polls in personal and group chats to see what their friends and contacts think.
Both iOS and Android users can use this feature.
A poll could help take the opinions of group members on any topic or idea, or could be useful for making plans quickly.
Just like your chats, the responses you send to a poll question will be protect by end-to-end encryption.
Telegram and Facebook Messenger allow group polls.
You can easily start using this new WhatsApp feature on your smartphone.
How to Create a WhatsApp Poll?
Follow These Steps :
- Update WhatsApp to the latest version
- Open the private or group chat in which you want to create a poll
- For Android, tap on the paper clip icon at the bottom of the screen.
- For iOS, select the plus (+) icon at the bottom of the screen.
- Select ‘Poll‘
- Type the question you want to ask with response options
- Finally, tap on ‘Send‘ to share the poll
Up to twelve response options can be offer to recipients for each poll, and these are not time-bound.
Users can also see the responses select by others by tapping on ‘View votes’.
WhatsApp has recently work on many updates, rolling out new tools including the Call Link feature, the ability to message yourself, and Companion Mode.
While some of these new features are not available to all users at the moment, WhatsApp does plan to make them accessible to everyone in the coming days.
The most recent feature apart from WhatsApp polls is Communities.
These allow users to have separate groups under one “Community” to organize large conversations.
As per WhatsApp in a blog post :