Using the Spotlight Feature in Microsoft Teams

Spotlighting a video pins the video for all participants in the meeting. If you’re a host, you can choose up to seven people’s video feeds to highlight for everyone in the meeting. Spotlighting can be used to allow all participants in a meeting to view the interpreter in the main view.

How to Spotlight a Participant

  1. Right-click on the person’s video and select Spotlight from the menu.
  2. If another person is already spotlighted, select Add Spotlight.

You can also Spotlight a participant from the Participants list.

  1. Select Show participants to see a list of all participants.
  2. Find the name of the person you want to spotlight.
  3. Right-click on their name and select Spotlight.

How to Spotlight Your Video

  1. Right-click on your video and select Spotlight me.

You can also Spotlight your video from the Participants list.

  1. Select Show participants.
  2. Right-click on your name and select Spotlight me.

How to End a Spotlight

  1. Right-click on the video and choose Stop spotlighting.