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  • Teams live events will no longer be going away on September 30, 2024, as previously announced. While we still recommend switching to Teams town halls for new features and experiences, you can now schedule live events beyond September 2024.

  • For more information, please read this blog post for more information.

In a Teams live event, attendees can interact with producers and presenters through a Q&A, if the organizer set it up when they organized the event.

Ask a question

As an attendee, you can ask questions in the Q&A as soon as you join the event, even if the event hasn't started yet. If the event includes a Q&A, the Q&A panel will be open when you join.

  1. Select Ask a question at the bottom of the pane

  2. Type your question in the compose box

  3. Select Send  Send icon

    private q and a ask a question

  4. If this is a public event and you want to ask your question anonymously, your name will be optional and you can leave it blank. Then select Post as anonymous before you send your question.

    Enter question in compose box

If the moderator publishes your question, it appears on everyone's Featured tab, along with the answer. If it isn't published, it appears on your My questions tab where only you will see it.

"Like" someone else's question

Select the thumbs-up  Like button icon next to it.

Select the thumbs-up icon

Hide or show the Q&A pane

Select the Q&A icon Q&A button at the top of the pane when the pane is open to close it.

Icon at top of the pane

Or at the top of the screen when the pane is hidden to show it.

show pane icon

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