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Brainstorm and collect ideas in Slido

The Ideas feature allows you to collect ideas from your colleagues or clients in meetings or brainstorming sessions.

In this article: 

Turn on Ideas

Ideas are disabled by default. To enable ideas: 

  • Go to Settings
  • Click Features
  • Toggle in Ideas


Create a topic and activate it

To start collecting ideas, create a topic for your brainstorming session:

  1. Go to Ideas tab and click Create topic
  2. Type in the question or a challenge to brainstorm about
  3. Activate it
  4. Preview how your participants will see it

The participants just need to go to Slido.com, enter the event code and start submitting their ideas. They can easily see the topic and what other participants posted directly from there.

Encourage them to upvote their favorite ideas which will allow you to prioritize those that resonate with your audience the most.


Display ideas in Present mode

You can automatically display the top voted or recent ideas live on the presentation screen by activating a topic from Admin view. You can also use “Switch view” button to toggle between Ideas, Questions or Polls.
  1. In the Admin view click Switch view
  2. Select Switch to ideas


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