Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Poll apps for Slack

Kat Marketplace Partner Jan 12, 2020

Since the demise of HipChat and Stride and the endorsement from Atlassian when they announced their strategic partnership many of us use Slack to team messaging.

Until now we have been using free poll apps but it might be time to invest in something with some bells and whistles. 

  • Simple Poll was great but there is a limit in the number of polls per month which we started to reach
  • Polly is great especially being able to set up weekly polls but the free version only shows the first 10 poll responses


In writing this discussion I stumbled upon a nifty idea by the Slack team that does not require an app:

Screen Shot 2020-01-13 at 3.32.10 PM.png

Let's discuss!

  • What sort of polls do you run?
  • What app/s to you use for team polls?
  • What features do you like to have for your polls?



We use Polly but I really like the idea of using emojis. That's cool 🙂

Emoji reactions when there are certain choices to decide between are great, especially when people might want to select more than one option. 🙂But if you needed something where you could only vote once, I can see where an app would help. Having both is something that I'd hope a good app could handle.

Outside of Slack, or when I talk to people who don't use a calendar app, sometimes I'll link people to a site called Doodle instead of a poll to figure out scheduling. It's all schedule-focused, so not so great if you're looking for anything that isn't a date or time, but it still comes in handy!

Like Shawn Kessler likes this
Jason H Atlassian Team Jan 16, 2020

The nice thing about your emoji approach is that people can only vote for each option once.

Emojis are great for quick and easy poll results. We use them all the time for our team. This usually does the job, and we have not found the need for an app yet.

Like Emily Koch likes this


Log in or Sign up to comment
Community showcase
Published in Off-topic

🏸 Atlympic Event: Community!

Quick disclaimer: We are running a contest on Community (The Atlympics!) from July 23rd - August 8th of 2021. If you are interested in participating in this contest (prizes! badges! fun!) please read...

936 views 31 24
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you