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How to use PollEverywhere Add-On for PowerPoint

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before you can use the add-on you'll need to download and install it.

Step 1:  Download the Poll Everywhere for Windows PowerPoint app by selecting this link.

Step 2: Select Download for Windows, the file will download.

Poll Everywhere windows download page with a red box and a red arrow pointing at “download for windows.”

Step 3: Locate and launch the pollev.exe file you downloaded. It should pop up at the bottom of your browser, but if it doesn't you can find it in your downloads folder.

Downloaded file in the bottom with a green box around it and a red arrow pointing at the file that has been downloaded.
Downloaded Poll Everywhere in the application folder with a red box around it and a red arrow pointing at it.

Step 4: Select the Install button to begin the installation process.

Poll Everywhere downloaded and now a pop-up to install the application with a red box around “install.”
The progress bar for downloading Poll Everywhere.

Once the installation is complete, select the Finish button.

Poll Everywhere finish with the install and a red box around the “finish” button.

Step 5: Once the app has finished installing, open PowerPoint. You will now see a Poll Everywhere tab.

PowerPoint with the tab for “Poll Everywhere” boxed in red and a red arrow pointing at it as well.

Step 6: Select the Poll Everywhere tab then select the Log in icon. This will open a window where you can log into your Poll Everywhere account.

Inside of the Poll Everywhere ribbon with a red box and a red arrow pointing at the “log in” button for Poll Everywhere.
The sign-in page for Poll Everywhere.

Now that you have Poll Everywhere for Windows PowerPoint installed, you are ready to start inserting activities into your presentations. Select here to check out the article on inserting activities with Poll Everywhere for Windows PowerPoint for more information.

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