Raise your hand in a Teams meeting

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 Show reactions Live reactions Show reactions button in the meeting controls, and then choose Raise your hand Live reactions Raise hand icon . Everyone in the meeting will see that you've got your hand up.

Raise hand with flyout menu

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.

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

Select Show participants Show participants icon  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. 

List of meeting attendees with raised hands

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

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