How to Raise Hand on Windows PC, Mac, Laptops
Follow this guide to learn how to provide nonverbal feedback to the host by raising your hand.
Step 1: Launch Zoom and join a meeting as a participant (not a host).
Step 2: Click the ‘Participants’ button from the meeting controls at the bottom of the screen. This brings up several options to choose from to provide nonverbal feedback.
Step 3: Select the ‘Raise Hand’ option inside the Participants panel from the right-hand side of the screen.
1. Windows: You can also use the Alt+Y keyboard shortcut to raise or lower your hand.
2. Mac: You can also use the Option+Y keyboard shortcut to raise or lower your hand.
How to Raise Hand on Android and iPhone
If you are using the mobile version of the Zoom app, follow this guide to learn how to provide nonverbal feedback to the host by raising your hand.
Step 1: Launch the Zoom app and join a meeting as a participant and not a host.
Step 2: To raise your hand to speak up, tap on the ‘More’ button from the meeting controls at the bottom right corner of the screen and then select the ‘Raise Hand’ option from the popup menu.
Other Phone Controls for Participants
The following commands can be entered via Touch Tones (DTMF – Dual-tone multi-frequency tones) using your phone's dial pad while in a Zoom meeting:
· *6 - Toggle mute/unmute
· *9 – Raise Hand
More on providing nonverbal feedback during meetings (participants)
To provide nonverbal feedback to the host of the meeting:
1. Join a Zoom meeting as a participant.
2. Click the Participants button (as indicated above).
3. Click one of the icons to provide feedback to the host. Click the icon again to remove it.
Note: You can only have one icon active at a time.
- Raise Hand / Lower Hand
- go slower
- go faster
- Additional icons are available by clicking the more button:
- need a break
The icon will appear next to your name in the participants list.