Raise your hand in a Teams meeting

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

Just select Raise your hand Raise your hand in the meeting controls.

Button to raise your hand

Everyone in the meeting will see that you’ve got your hand up. 

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

Select Show participants Add people to team button  to see a list of everyone in attendance. Anyone who’s raised their hand will have an icon next to their name. When multiple people raise their hands, they’ll be listed in the order in which they raised them. 

Last updated on 15 Oct 2020