How do I put a call on hold in Teams?

To put a call on hold,


  1. Click the More actions (ellipsis) in the call window and select Hold.

  2. To resume your call, click Resume.


When a call is put on hold:

  • Everyone on the call will be notified that they've been put on hold.
  • No one will be able to see or hear each other during the call.
  • Screen sharing will be temporarily suspended.
  • On-hold music will be played to external callers.