Polly Help in Slack
Deleting, sharing, reminding, and other controls
You can always view all your results on the dashboard. For quick access to results in Slack, use the
results command; find the poll you’re looking for from the drop-down to see results from polls you’ve authored.
/polly delete to delete a poll in Slack. Use the drop-down to find the poll you want to delete then hit the delete button.
Send out reminders*
/polly remind to send reminders on polls in Slack. Use the drop-down to find the poll you want to send a reminder for and send it out.
If the poll was sent by DM, then we’ll only remind those that haven’t voted. If the poll was sent to a channel, we’ll post a reminder in the channel, linking back to the original poll.
Closing a Poll
/polly close to close a poll immediately, or to schedule a close date/time.
/polly share to share results from a poll with others. Find the poll from the drop-down, then select the audience you’d like to share the results with.
You can also share results of a poll on the selected poll’s detail page, and then clicking on the Share button at the top right-hand corner – next, just select the audience of your choice.
If your team is on the Business plan, then you have additional options for sharing results back to your team. You can elect to share dashboard results for specific polls/surveys, with the option for Read-only access, or Read/Write access.
Read-only (can view) access
This gives your teammate the ability to view all parts of the results in their own dashboard, but they are unable to modify it. This is a step up from viewing results in Slack, since it lives in their own dashboard.
Read/write (can manage) access
By granting read/write access to a user, this gives your teammate(s) the ability to not only view the results in their own dashboard, but as well as make any changes to it. This effectively makes them “co-author” of the poll or survey. For a recurring poll or survey, they are able to make changes to the configuration and questions. For one-off polls or surveys, they can delete the results.
Editing a Poll
We currently do not support editing a poll yet. The only workaround is to delete the poll first, then re-create it.
*Sending reminders, closing a poll for the future, and sharing results are only available to Polly users on a paid team. Learn more