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How to Make a Poll on Discord? 4 Effective Methods

Want to learn how to make a poll on Discord? We have got you covered. In this article, we have discussed 4 effective ways to make a poll with or without Third-Party Tools.
how to make a poll on discord

The poll is an excellent way to know people’s opinions. With it, you can receive honest feedback about a certain subject. So, if you are using Discord and want people’s opinions on a particular matter, this guide is for you. Here you will learn how to make a poll on Discord with and without third-party tools.

How to Do a Poll on Discord Without Third-Party Tools?

Most people do not want to use third-party tools, so a simple way to create a poll on Discord is by using emoji reactions. You can use the reactions as the answer to your Poll. Here are the steps to create a Poll by using reactions.

  • Launch the Discord App on your Desktop.
Launch the discord on computer
  • Once the App is launched, you will see the list of servers on the left panel. Select the server which is hosting the channel on which you want to create a poll.
Select server on discord
  • Select your channel from the server list.
Select channel on discord
  • Now click on the settings option available in front of the channel name.
  • On the next screen, click on permissions.
  • Then go to the role and the member section and select everyone.
  • Navigate downwards in the advanced permission until you have arrived at the read message history, and click on the green check button.
  • Now click on the save changes option.
read message history on discord
  • Go back to the channel text box, enter the question on which you want to take people’s opinions then press enter. 
enter questions with reactions on discord
  • Then go to your question and choose the add reaction option like thumbs up and thumbs down and let participants press thumbs up as “Yes” and thumbs down as “No”. Now your poll has been created, and each reaction represents an answer.
add reactions on discord

Now you have created a Poll using reactions, but there are some drawbacks to using reactions to create a poll.

  1. Reactions are used to show emotions, but sometimes they might not be appropriate for some cases.
  2. If no context is provided for a reaction, then these emojis can be misunderstood.
  3. Remember that some emojis are not available on every platform.
  4. Sometimes emojis can create confusion and lead to inaccurate responses.
  5. It is hard for those people who don’t know the meanings of emojis.

How to Create Poll in Discord With Third-Party Tools?

If you don’t want to create a Discord poll using the above method, don’t worry. you can also create a poll in Discord with third-party tools. We have mentioned the three best third-party tools to create a poll here.

How to Make a Straw Poll on Discord Using Appy?

Here are the steps to make a Straw poll on Discord with Appy.

appy website
  • Now on the next screen, select the server on which you want to create a poll using Appy and click on continue.
Select Server to use Appy
  • Then give the administration permission to Appy by selecting the “Authorise” option.
authorise to use appy
  • Now Appy will show up on your Discord.
  • Navigate to any of your Discord channels and type /poll, and then press enter.
create poll using appy
  • Select the channel you want to put your poll on and enter the question you want to ask.
  • You can add an answer to your question in option 1 or 2 and then press enter.
  • Now your poll has been created.

If you would like to watch the video guide, check this video.

How to Create a Survey in Discord Using Simple Poll?

Simple Poll is another third-party tool for creating a poll on Discord. Now let us show you how to create a poll on Discord by using Simple Poll.

Here are the steps that you need to follow.

  • Open the Discord App on your Desktop and select the server on which you want to create a poll.
  • Then go to your browser, search topgg on Google, and select the first available link.
search topgg on google
  • Now search for Simple poll and select the first option from the list.
Find simple poll on topgg
  • Click on the invite and then select the server, and press continue.
invite simple poll
  • Give all the permission and click on Authorise.
authorise simple poll
  • Go back to your Discord, and you will notice that a simple poll has been added.
simple poll is added on discord
  • To create a new poll, select a channel and type /poll, and press enter.
  • Type the question, for example, ” What is better” “red” “black,” and then click on Enter.  
  • Now your poll has been created. Enjoy!
create poll using simple poll

Still not very clear? Go ahead with this video tutorial.

How to Make a Poll on Discord with Carl Bot?

The last tool that we will use to create a Poll on Discord is Carl Bot. Follow the instructions below to see how it is done.

  • Log in to your Discord.
  • Now from your web browser, go to Carl.Gg and select the log-in with Discord option.
carl bot website
  • Then you will be redirected to the permission screen, select the Authorise option to permit Carl Bot.
  • On the next window, select the server and click on continue.
select server on carl bot
  • Go back to Discord and open the service which you have added to Carl’s bot.
  • To create a poll with Carl, bot enter !quickpoll, write the question, then, enter “space | space option” and repeat if you have several options. Once done, simply press enter.
create poll using carl bot
  • Now your Poll has been created.

Final Words

We know that polls are very important to get people engaged and ensure that you can get opinions from your teams or channel members. That’s why we have told you how to create a poll on Discord with or without a third-party tool. You can use reactions to create a poll, but there are some drawbacks to using reactions that we have mentioned above. So we also show you 3 third-party tools to help you create the poll you want. We hope this guide will help you create a poll.

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