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How do I redo the draw for a Gift Exchange?

Need to redraw names? No sweat! Follow the directions below and you’ll be all set.


📝 Note: It isn't necessary to undo the draw to add latecomers or remove individuals. Organizers usually undo the draw to update Draw Restrictions

How to Undo a Name Draw 

  1. Go to your Exchange Page by selecting "Exchanges" from the menu or dashboard
  2. Select the Gift Exchange you want to undo the draw for
  3. Select the gear icon next to the Exchange title on the website or pencil icon in the iOS and Android apps
    1. On the mobile website select "Gift Exchange Details" first
  4. Scroll down and select “Undo Draw”
  5. Select "Clear All Draw Assignments" and then “Clear All”
    1. This is where you'll update Draw Restrictions or make other changes to the guest list you may need to make.
  6. After making any changes you need to make, select “Draw Names Now” on the exchange dashboard.



⚠️ Elfster is unable to retrieve or restore the previous draw once the “Undo Draw” option is confirmed.