Step 1: Join the Meeting
Before you can raise your hand in Webex, you need to join the meeting. You can do this by clicking on the link provided by the host or by entering the meeting ID and password if necessary.
Step 2: Locate the Raise Hand Button
Once you are in the meeting, look for the Raise Hand button on the bottom of the screen. It is represented by a hand icon and is usually located near the chat icon.
Step 3: Click the Raise Hand Button
To raise your hand, simply click on the Raise Hand button. This will alert the host that you have a question or comment.
Step 4: Lower Your Hand
After you’ve asked your question or made your comment, you can lower your hand by clicking on the Lower Hand button. This will indicate to the host that you no longer have a question or comment.
Step 5: Use the Hand-Raising Shortcut
If you need to raise your hand quickly, you can use the hand-raising shortcut. Simply press Alt+Y on your keyboard to raise your hand, and press Alt+Y again to lower it.
Step 6: Use the Hand Icon in the Participants Panel
If you can’t find the Raise Hand button on the bottom of the screen, you can also raise your hand using the hand icon in the Participants panel. Click on the Participants button, find your name on the list, and click on the hand icon next to your name to raise your hand.
Step 7: Wait for the Host to Acknowledge You
After raising your hand, wait for the host to acknowledge you before speaking. The host may call on you or ask you to unmute yourself.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I raise my hand if I’m on mute?
A: Yes, you can still raise your hand even if you’re on mute. The host will see that you’ve raised your hand and may unmute you to allow you to speak.
Q: Can I lower my hand if I change my mind?
A: Yes, you can lower your hand at any time by clicking on the Lower Hand button or using the Alt+Y shortcut.
A: If you can’t find the Raise Hand button on the bottom of the screen, try using the hand icon in the Participants panel or ask the host for assistance.
Q: Can I raise my hand on the Webex mobile app?
A: Yes, you can raise your hand on the Webex mobile app by tapping on the Raise Hand button in the meeting controls.
Q: Can anyone see that I’ve raised my hand?
A: Only the host and co-hosts can see that you’ve raised your hand.
- Remember to wait for the host to acknowledge you before speaking
- Using the hand-raising shortcut can be a quick and easy way to get the host’s attention
- If you can’t find the Raise Hand button, try using the hand icon in the Participants panel
- Don’t be afraid to ask the host for assistance if you’re having trouble raising your hand
|Host||The person who created and is leading the Webex meeting|
|Participants Panel||The panel on the right side of the screen that displays all participants in the meeting|
|Alt+Y Shortcut||A keyboard shortcut that allows you to quickly raise and lower your hand in Webex|