Inserting screenshots with Poll Everywhere for Google Slides

With Poll Everywhere for Google Slides you can insert screenshots of activities directly into your presentation. This is useful for including responses from a previous session, sharing your deck (including audience responses) with others, etc.

Whether it’s simple activities like Multiple choice and Word cloud, to Surveys and even Competitions, a few clicks will get you up and running.

Inserting screenshots

The following steps will walk you through how to insert an activity screenshot into your presentation.

Step 1. Create or open a Google Slides presentation.

Google Slides 1

Step 2. Click the Poll Everywhere tab in the taskbar.

Google Slides 2

Step 3. Select login from the Poll Everywhere menu. (If you are already logged in, skip to Step 5 below.)

Google Slides 3

Step 4. Log in or sign up for a new account.

Google Slides 4

Step 5. Once you are logged in, again click the Poll Everywhere tab, hover over the Insert option, then select “Screenshot" from the menu.

Google Slides 5a

Step 6. Select the activity you want to insert a screenshot of by clicking the checkbox, then tap the “Insert screenshot” button in the bottom right.

Google Slides 6a

An image of the completed activity with all results will be inserted into the presentation deck.

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More useful tips

Be logged in

Make sure you are logged into the Poll Everywhere app as the activity owner.

Tips on competition screenshots

When inserting screenshots for competitions, the app will insert a screenshot of the final leaderboard and the response slide of each question.

Competition Screenshots

Tips on survey screenshots

If you insert the screenshot of a survey that has received responses, then the screenshot will show audience members progress through the survey at the time the screenshot was taken. If there are no responses to the survey at the time you insert the screenshot, then it will show only the survey title and instructions to respond.


Find out more about using Poll Everywhere to delight your audience, class, or colleagues.