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How do I use the Polls app as an instructor on my Android device?

How do I use the Polls app as an instructor on my Android device?

The Polls for Canvas Android app was discontinued on January 6, 2021, and our guides will be removed on March 5, 2021.

Polls is the easy to way to collect student opinion and performance in your classroom. You can create a poll question and start a poll with all sections of a course, or start a poll for individual sections of different courses.

View Dashboard

View Dashboard

Your dashboard houses all the poll questions you create in the app.

Create Poll Question

Create Poll Question

To create a poll question, tap the Add icon.

Delete Poll Question

Delete Poll Question

If you need to delete your poll question, or if you are finished with your poll question and have stopped all polls, you can delete a poll question by swiping the poll question to the left.

Confirm you want to delete your poll question by tapping the Yes button.

Take Polls

Take Polls

As an instructor, you have access to take any polls you create for your courses if you are enrolled in the section where the poll is published. Once you open the Take Polls view, you'll see the same interface that your students use when taking polls.

To take a poll, tap the overflow menu [1] then tap the Take Polls button [2].

To return to your dashboard and create polls, tap the overflow menu [1] then tap the Create Polls button [2].

View Unanswered Polls

View Unanswered Polls

When you publish a poll for your course section, polls you have not taken appear in the Unanswered Polls section.

View Answered Polls

View Answered Polls

Once you have taken a poll, submitted polls will appear in the Answered Polls section.

If you share results for the poll, you and your students can tap the name of the poll and view poll results.



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