How to raise hand in Zoom on Mac, PC, and mobile
There are always certain rules that we should follow when participating in a virtual meeting or an online lesson in Zoom or other flatforms. One of the important rules to remember is that we should not start talking whenever we want, since that might distract and bother the host and other participants.
Instead, we should signal to the host that we have something to say by raising hand, and then wait until others complete their statements before we speak.
But, how to raise hand in Zoom? Read on to learn the guide now!
How to raise hand in Zoom on desktop or web
On your computer (a Mac or Windows PC), it’s simple to raise your hand during an online meeting or lesson in Zoom.
Step 1. During a meeting, select the Reactions option from the meeting controls. It's at the bottom of your computer screen.
Step 2. Select "Raise Hand" from the options appearing inside the pop-up menu.
Step 3. Now, your digital hand is up, and the host is notified that you have raised your hand.
If you want to lower the hand, simply click on the same button, which is now labeled "Lower Hand."
- If you are the meeting host, you do not have access to the "Raise Hand" option.
- Keyboard shortcuts to raise and lower your hand in Zoom: Use the ALT+Y keyboard shortcut (on a Windows PC) or the Option+Y keyboard shortcut (on a Mac).
How to raise hand in Zoom on mobile devices
Yes, you can also use this feature on your Android or iOS devices.
Step 1. During a virtual meeting or online class on your Zoom mobile app, simply tap on the three horizontal dots icon. It's in the lower-right corner of your screen.
Step 2. From the popup menu, tap "Raise Hand."
Step 3. Now, your digital hand is up, and the meeting host is immediately notified that you have raised your hand. The label will also change from "Raise Hand" to "Lower Hand." If you want to lower your hand, simply tap on it.
Raise your Hand in Zoom Dial-In Calls
If you join a meeting or webinar on Zoom by dialing in with your phone number, the steps are quite different.
To be more specific, when you are in the meeting, you need to dial *9 to raise and lower your digital hand.
That’s how to raise hand in Zoom if you join the meeting or webinar on a PC or Mac, a mobile device, or by phone. The steps are all simple and easy, right?
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