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How do I set a deadline, send reminders or make my group poll hidden? (Premium)

The option to enable deadlines, automatic reminders and a hidden guest list can be found in the last step "Settings" when you are setting up the group poll. Tick the box for any of the settings that you would like to have enabled for your group poll. 

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Setting a deadline: 
When you select a deadline for your group poll, participants will not be able to participate or change their current selection once the deadline has passed. If you want to extend the deadline, or remove it all together, simply edit the group poll and deselect the selection under "Settings". 

Sending automatic reminders: 

When you select automatic reminders, we will send out reminders to the people you invited to the group poll via email who have not yet voted.

For group polls, automatic reminders are sent:
  • 48 hours prior to the first option of your poll, if the first option is more than 5 days in the future (from the poll creation date);
  • 36 hours prior to the first option of your poll, if the first option is set between 2 and 5 days in the future (from the poll creation date);
  • never, if the first option of your poll is set less than 2 days in the future (from the poll creation date).
A very similar logic applies if you set up a deadline for your poll or survey
  • 48 hours prior to the deadline of your poll, if the deadline is set more than 5 days in the future (from the poll creation date);
  • 36 hours prior to the deadline of your poll, if the deadline is set between 2 and 5 days in the future (from the poll creation date);
  • never, if the deadline of your poll is set less than 2 days in the future (from the poll creation date)”

Making the group poll hidden: 
When you select to make the group poll hidden, the participants will not see each others votes or names in the group poll. However, when a final selection has been made, and a calendar invitation has been sent out, the emails will be visible for everyone in the calendar invitation. 

 

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