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Telegram gained the possibility to create polls in groups and channels. The feature, available on Android phones and iPhone (iOS), is ideal for planning and making decisions about trips and socializing with your friends, for example. Initially, the votes are confidential and even the poll creator cannot find out who voted for the alternatives. In the future, the company will allow to set up polls with non-anonymous votes. It is worth remembering that the novelty is not found in rival WhatsApp.

In the following tutorial, check out how to create polls in Telegram groups. The feature is known to Instagram users and has been available on the social network since October 2017. The procedure for the Russian messenger was performed on an iPhone 8 with iOS 12, but the tips also apply to users of devices with Google system. To use the function, you need to have the latest version of the application installed on your phone.

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Learn how to create polls in Telegram groups natively Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudoLearn how to create polls in Telegram groups natively Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo

Learn how to create polls in Telegram groups natively Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo

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Step 1. In Telegram, open the group in which you want to create the poll and tap on the paper clip icon. Then, go to "Poll";

Add poll to a group on Telegram Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraAdd poll to a group on Telegram Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Add poll to a group on Telegram Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. Write your question and add a maximum of 10 answer options. Once this is done, tap "Submit" in the upper right corner of the screen. You and the other members of the group can vote in the poll by tapping on the desired option;

Write the question and add the options on the Telegram Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraWrite the question and add the options on the Telegram Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Write the question and add the options on the Telegram Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. To end the vote, keep your finger pressed on the poll and tap "Stop Poll". Finally, select "Stop Poll" to confirm.

Finalize the poll on Telegram Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraFinalize the poll on Telegram Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Finalize the poll on Telegram Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Ready. Take advantage of the tips to create group votes with your friends on Telegram.

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