WhatsApp Polls Now Rolling Out to Everyone on Desktop: How to Use


Earlier this month, WhatsApp announced that it was rolling out in-chat polls for users. However, the feature was not available to everyone till last week. The polls reached both Android and iOS users last week, but on WhatsApp Desktop/Web, they were missing.

Now, WhatsApp Polls has been released for all on desktop/web platform. Similar to polls on Android and iOS, the feature lets you create a poll with up to 12 options as answers.

Anyone can vote for one option or all options in the poll. Polls work in individual chats as well as in groups. Let’s see how you can use polls on WhatsApp Desktop/Web.

How to use WhatsApp Polls on Desktop/Web Platform

If you have an Android device and have used Polls on your phone, this should be pretty easy for you. You basically have to follow the same steps that you used to do on Android.

step 1: Open WhatsApp Web on your browser.

step 2: Now in a group or in a personal chat, tap the attachment button at the bottom left of the screen. It’s next to the emoji icon.

step 3: From the list of options, tap on the first option to create a poll.

step 4: A pop-up window will open allowing you to create a poll.

Step 5: Put your question and add all the options for voting. Remember that you can add up to 12 options. Emoji can also be used if needed.

Step 6: Once you have filled all the details, tap on the send button at the bottom right.

After you’ve created and submitted the poll, everyone will be able to cast their vote. As stated above, one can vote for all the options or for one option. Votes cannot be shared or forwarded, however, you can reply and react to them.

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