What's new in Slido: August 2022 🚀

  • 8 September 2022
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What's new in Slido: August 2022 🚀
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Grab your favorite sweater and watch the leaves turn brown because September is here! But before we return to school and the office, let’s take a look at how we improved Slido over the past month. Check out our August updates and let us know what you think 😎


Got a question about these updates, our product roadmap or a feature you’d love to see in Slido?

Let us know in Community and sign up to our product event for a chance to get answers from our GM Peter Komornik or our Head of Product Peter Krajnak.



🖐 Drag and drop polls in Webex

  • You can now drag and drop polls and change their order directly in the Webex sidebar


🔐 Switcher for Mac now more secure

  • We updated Switcher for Mac to support a more secure logging in process

💻 Passcode and link to your Slido event available directly in PowerPoint 

  • It is now easier than ever to get your event link and passcode in PowerPoint as both are available in the sidebar


🖥 Passcode and link to your Slido event available in Google Slides

  • Similarly to PowerPoint, you can now get the event link and passcode directly in the Google Slides sidebar


Live polls

🖼 Poll suggestions now visible for newly signed-up users

  • Created a Slido account but not sure where to start? Poll templates now show up in your admin to help with setting up your first event


🕹 Improvements to the control panel in Present mode

  • A user who is not logged into Slido can now access more features when they open the control panel in Present mode

👩‍💻 Improvements to participant anonymity in Open text polls

  • Admins can now see participants’ names in open text polls directly in the sidebar in Google Slides and Webex 

  • This feature is automatically enabled for events with “Named by default” and “Always require name” set up in the event privacy settings



🔍 Q&A now even more accessible

  • Based on findings from our VPAT report, we have made slight changes to how the Q&A shows up for participants to make it more accessible



🥳 Emoji support for exports

  • If your participants used emojis in their answers in Slido polls, you will now see them when you export your results in Excel or Google Sheets



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