Are you here because you want to know how to make a poll on YouTube? Keep reading and we will surely guide you on that. Any YouTube channel with more than 1000 subscribers can ask questions to their audiences using the community posts or using YouTube cards to take a poll within a video.

How to Make a Poll on YouTube?

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Using Community Post From Computer

  • Visit YouTube’s website
  • Sign in to your YouTube account
  • Tap on the Upload option at the top and then choose to create a post
  • Click on the Poll option in the box and type your question and choose options for answers
  • You can add more options for the answers if you want
  • Click on Post

Using Community Post From iOS/Android

  • Sign in to the YouTube app from your phone
  • Tap on the Account icon and choose My channel
  • Tap on the text box to be seen at the top
  • Select Poll icon from the bottom
  • Type in the questions followed by the options as answers
  • Add more options for the answers if required
  • Click on Post
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If you are not able to see the community option, you would have to enable it. To get this done click on the Account icon and then Your Channel. Choose Customise channel.

Using YouTube Cards

Neither YouTube Studio nor YouTube app offers the option to add cards to a video. It can only be done using a computer. To access from phone you need to open YouTube in mobile browser, then switch to desktop mode and add cards. The interface would not be perfect but can be done if it is necessary. Following is the step-by-step guide to making a poll using cards:

  • Visit YouTube’s website
  • Sign in to your account
  • Go to the Video manager
  • Choose the video in which you want to add cards and select Edit
  • At the top, there is the tab bar, select Cards from there
  • Choose Add cards and select the Poll option
  • Type in the questions followed by the options as answers
  • Add more options for the answers if required
  • Click on Create card

The results of the Poll can be seen in YouTube Analytics.

How to Delete the Polls?

These polls would not get removed or deleted. Thus, if you want them gone after some time, remove them by going to the community post. You need to click on the three dots next to the poll and select the delete option. To delete a poll from the video, click cards on the particular video besides the poll card, click Edit card, and click on the Delete icon.

Now that you know how to make a poll on YouTube and even delete them when not needed anymore, go ahead and create polls. This would help you to better connect with the viewers and know what they like to see on your channel. The more you can engage your audiences the more would be the views on your videos. The subscribers would also increase simultaneously. This is a great thing that YouTube introduced to help YouTubers better.

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