Raising Your Hand in a Teams Meeting

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During a meeting, you can raise your hand virtually to let people know you want to contribute without interrupting the conversation.

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Select Show reactions teams reaction icon in the meeting controls at the upper-right area of the screen, and then choose Raise your hand raise hand icon. Everyone in the meeting will see that you've got your hand up.

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Meeting presenters will also receive a notification that your hand is raised. In meetings where attendees can't unmute themselves, a presenter can allow you to unmute.

Tip: In addition to raising your hand, you can also choose from four live reactions to express yourself during a meeting.

See who has their hand raised

Select Show participants  teams people icon  in the meeting controls at the upper-right area of the screen. You'll see a list of everyone in the meeting, and anyone who's raised their hand will have a hand icon next to their name. When multiple people put their hand up, they'll be listed with a number in the order in which they raised their hand. 

Sorted Raised Hands

If you're a presenter or the organizer of the meeting, you also have the option to lower everyone's hand at once:

  1. Select Show participants  teams people icon

  2. Next to Participants, choose More options  More options button

  3. Select Lower all hands

lower all hands menu option

Note: This feature isn't available in one-on-one calls.

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Fri 6/24/22 11:03 AM
Fri 6/24/22 11:03 AM