Share your entire screen or specific programs from your desktop, tablet, or mobile devices*.
- The host and attendees have access to share screens.
- The host can disable attendee access to the annotation tools.
- Start sharing after you have joined the meeting.
- Or, launch a meeting with shared screens already open.
Share Screens While in a Meeting or Webinar
The Share Screen button is located on the meeting tool bar, click to begin the process.
The up-carrot icon opens a selection of who can share; this option is on a per meeting basis.
The Share window offers two selection options:
- Full desktop screen
- Specific applications
Share Computer Audio
- Check option at the bottom of the screen when sharing a video from your desktop.
- Share and play video files directly into meeting
The Video option under Advanced share options will allow you to choose a video file, which will be opened by Zoom and played in the meeting as shared content. MP4 and MOV files are supported, and max video resolution is 1080p.
Annotation tools are available when Share Screen is launched. When sharing a Desktop /application, select 'Annotate' on the menu to open the tool bar.
On iOS, you can Share Screens - requires iOS 11 or later and Zoom version 4.1.18611.1228 or higher.
- iCloud Drive
- Google Drive
- Microsoft OneDrive for Business
- Microsoft OneDrive
- Website URLs
- Whiteboard - iPad only
Learn more: iOS screen sharing – Zoom Help Center
On Android, you can share content or your screen.
- Some of these options can be disabled in your account settings.
- Device audio will not be shared. For example, if you are playing a video on your device and share your screen, the video's audio will not be shared.
- Screen sharing requires Android 5.0 or above