How to do polls on Instagram: Instagram it has now become your favorite social network. Every day you spend entire afternoons posting photos, viewing the content published by the community and managing the relationship with your followers. Although you have become quite experienced in using the basic functionalities of the service, however, there are still some features that you have not had the opportunity to learn how to operate. In this case, you have not yet understood how do you do polls on Instagram and today you are here to fill this gap. Well, let me tell you that you’ve come to just the right place at the right time!
In the next paragraphs, in fact, I will explain to you step by step how to create a poll on instagram using the functionality that has been implemented in the stories in the form of interactive sticker. I am sure that as soon as you understand how to conduct polls on this popular social network, you will be able to cultivate a more direct relationship with your audience and – I hope – increase the number of your followers even more.
You could also take advantage of polls to ask your followers for suggestions on what content to post. In short, if I were you I would not waste any more time: make yourself comfortable, carefully read the information below and put into practice the “tips” I will give you. I’m sure you can put it to good use. Happy reading and, above all, have fun!
How to make a poll on Instagram
As I mentioned earlier, however carry out a survey on Instagram you need to create a story and use the interactive sticker Poll included in the stickers of the social network. As you probably already know, Stories can only be created using the official Instagram app, which is available for both Android that for iOS. If you haven’t done it yet, then, download the app on your device, log into your Instagram account and press the symbol of cottage located at the bottom left.
Then tap on the symbol (+) located next to the your profile picture (it is found at the top, under the heading Stories) and create a new story using aimage or a video saved on your device or, if you prefer, a new content captured with the smartphone camera (by pressing thering located in the center of the display, at the bottom).
After choosing the content to publish in the Instagram story, press the symbol of theadhesive located at the top and, in the menu that appears from the bottom, tap on the interactive sticker Poll. Then type the question you want to ask your followers in the text field Ask a question…tap in the fields Yup And No to customize the two answer options that can be voted on by users (at the time of writing it is not possible, unfortunately, to add more than two answers for each survey) and, after having double-checked to be sure that the question just formulated is correct from the point from a grammatical point of view, presses on the voice end located at the top right to complete the operation.
Now, place the survey where you want it most and, if you wish, embellish your story further by adding text, inserting new stickers or drawing freehand on the image. To perform these operations, you must use the tools made available by Instagram, which can be recalled by pressing on the icons located at the top: then tap on the symbol of theadhesive to add a new sticker; presses on the symbol of pencil to draw freehand on the image, or press the symbol Aa to add text.
As soon as you are satisfied with the result, press the button Your Story located at the bottom left to publish the survey located within the story you just created. From now on, your followers will have 24 hours to respond to the survey. As you well know, in fact, once 24 hours have passed from the publication of the story, the survey will disappear along with it.
View the survey results
After creating your Instagram poll, you will surely want to view the responses that are rated by users. One of the most interesting aspects of Instagram polls, in fact, concerns the possibility of view the survey results in real time, that is, which users have already participated and, even more interestingly, which are the answers that have voted. Are you wondering how you can view all these stats? I’ll explain it to you right away.
First, view the story containing the survey you posted earlier. It therefore follows the symbol of the cottage located at the bottom left and tap on yours profile photo which is located under the heading Stories. As you can see, you will immediately be shown a preview of the percentage of responses that each option has obtained. But how can you see in detail the name of the users who participated in the survey and, above all, the answers that each of them voted? Viewing these details is very simple: press the symbol of theeye located at the bottom left to see the users who viewed the story and those who voted for it.
At the top of the screen, you will find indicated the total number of votes for each answer option. Under the heading Viewsinstead, you will find listed all the users who have watched the story (including those who participated in the survey), while under the heading Voters you will be able to see the names of those who, in addition to looking at the story, have actually expressed their opinion on the question posed in the survey. The opinion that the latter has expressed will also be indicated next to the name of each voting user (eg. Username – voted “answer”).
Please remember to view the statistics regarding your survey before it disappears along with your history after exactly 24 hours from its creation. In fact, once 24 hours have passed from the publication of the story, you will no longer be able to retrieve these statistics.