Polls for Canvas 1.0


Polls for Canvas 1.0 is now available. This app allows instructors to quickly create polls with their students in Canvas. This is currently available for iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad) and Android (phones and tablets), but not available on the web.  The app is required to create and take polls.


  • Create and share polls.
  • View available polls.
  • Take polls & view results.

Not available yet:

  • Live polling results for students. Currently real time results are only available for the instructor while students can only see the results after the poll is closed and shared with them.
  • Gradebook and assignment integration. The results can be exported through a CSV, but there is no native integration.
  • Web editor. All polls must be created on the mobile device.
  • Ability to archive polls.
  • Push notifications to alert students of an active poll.
  • Integration with the Canvas by Instructure app.

For release notes information, visit:



iOS Devices: Download the Polls app in the iTunes store. Version 1.0 requires iOS 7.0 or later.

Android Devices: Download the Polls app in the Play store. Version 1.0 requires Android 4.0 or later.

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