Polly Help in Microsoft Teams

What functionality is available in beta?

Current Functionality

In the beta, we have the following capabilities:

  • Being able to author simple polls in channels
  • Voting in channels
  • Viewing real-time results in a dashboard (a tab in your channel) that lives within Microsoft Teams
  • Updating polls with live results instead of replying with your vote
  • Being able to delete polls
  • Being able to close polls

Recently introduced functionality

  • Allowing user to choose between anonymous and non-anonymous polls
  • Allowing the user to vote on more than 1 option
  • Different question types (1-5, Strongly Agree – Strongly Disagree, open-ended and more)
  • Scheduling polls
  • Hiding results

Upcoming Functionality

We’re quickly adding the ability to do the following:


  • Recurring questions
  • Multi-question surveys


  • Longer Surveys
  • Scheduling Surveys
  • Tracking team health (and comparing your results to the rest of the ecosystem)