How to Play Kahoot! in Class

Before playing a Kahoot! in classroom, you need to create a Kahoot! account and Kahoot! quiz.   If you have not done them, you can view the following tutorials.

How to Create a Kahoot! Account

How to Create a Kahoot! Quiz


  1. Go to and login to your account.
  2. At the top of menu, click Kahoots tab.
  3. In Kahoots Quiz page,
    a.  Select the check box of a Kahoots quiz you want to play.
    b.  Click Play.
  4. Choose Classic (player vs. players) or Team mode (team vs. team with shared devices)
    Note:  In “Game Options,” you can customize point bonuses, name generator (auto-generated nickname to maintain student anonymity), randomization of questions and answers, two-step join for extra security (students enter the game pin and select the correct pattern), automatic transitions, and game pin display.
  5. The screen will now display the game lobby with the Game Pin # and joining instructions.
  6. Students enter the Pin # in Kahoot! mobile app or at on their devices (computer or mobile) and click Enter.
  7. Students enter a nickname and click OK, go! button, which will populate on your screen in the game lobby.
    Note:  Students also have an option of selecting an auto-generated nickname.
  8. You will see students that joined this Kahoot! Click Start on your screen to begin the game.
  9. The question and answer choices will be displayed on your screen, whereas student screens will display on the answer buttons.
    Note:  Students will select the answer choice corresponding to the button with the same color and shape as the answer choice.
  10. Once all the players have answered the question, the correct answer and a bar graph with the overall snapshot of the class responses will be displayed on the instructor’s screen.
  11. Click Next to move to the next question.
  12. At the end of each question, the Leaderboard will display the top five scorers.
  13. Once the game is over, winner information will be displayed in the Podium and the student screen will show their personal results and rank.
  14. Click Get Results to be able to save an Excel spreadsheet with results of student responses and scores.
    Note:  Students can rate the Kahoot quiz, and you can save those results as well.

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