Use the poll template

Last updated: April 26, 2023
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On Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 5:00 PM PDT, all polls will get new visual settings. To make it easier to use these new settings, you can use a new template poll available the same day in a folder titled “UW Template Poll (Copied from UW Admin on June 14, 2023).” 

To use the template poll, follow these steps:

  1. Log in, go to and, in the lower-right corner, click on the Profile icon.
    Poll Everywhere Profile Icon in menu at the bottom-left of the page.
  2. Click on Activity settings under the Profile  menu.
    Poll Everywhere Activity Settings link in the left-side menu of Profile settings.
  3. Click the  Set button under Template activity.
    Template activity Set button in the Activity settings page of Poll Everywhere.
  4. On the list that appears to the right, navigate to the folder (where applicable) and choose the the poll/activity you want to use for your template.  
    Poll Everywhere Folder list that appears on the right side of the screen for choosing a template activity.  Choose a template activity in a folder by checking a box, then click Select
    Click Select to set the chosen activity as the template.
  5. Check the box below the activity title to apply the settings to all of your activities.
    Check box to apply template to all activities.
    Note: Once you apply these settings to existing polls/activities the changes cannot be undone.
  6. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Save to commit the changes.
    Save activity settings or cancel all changes