How to Share Screen on Zoom

In physical classrooms, staff will be using the blackboard to scribble out their presentations. But in this pandemic situation, everything has become online and there is no blackboard to showcase their preparations. This content deals with the methods on how to share screen on zoom. Yes, there is an option ‘share screen’ in the Zoom app. By using that anyone in the meeting can share their presentations virtually. Interesting right? Come, let’s get into the content.

What is Zoom App?

As the majority of the educational institutions and companies have been shut down, online is the only way to connect all together. Zoom is one of the popular video conferencing apps by Zoom cloud meetings Inc. It has become more popular during this pandemic. Where every one of us is pushed to rely on some of the online platforms to connect with each other. Using this app you can attend online classes, webinars, conferences, share screen to give your presentations, and much more.

How to Share Screen on Zoom?

Share Screen on Zoom
How to Share Screen on Zoom

As a host and a staff, providing materials using the share screen option will help the students to get a clear understanding of the topic being taught. Let’s see how to share screens on both mobile and PC in the following content.

How to Share Screen on Zoom from Android/iPhone/iPad?

Anyone in the meeting can share their screen to show their presentations with the other participants in the meeting. The following steps explain how to share your screen on a mobile device.

STEP1: Start a meeting as a host or join a Zoom meeting using the meeting code provided by the host.

STEP2: Now, tap on the green color Share screen icon from the meeting controls.

STEP3: You can see a message box pop-up with many options. Asking from where to share the content you desire.

STEP4: Tap the ‘Screen’ option to share your current screen.

STEP5: A countdown will be given once you tap the ‘Start Broadcast’ button.

STEP6: Small rectangular box will be shown at the top of the screen indicating that your content is being broadcast.

STEP7: Tap on the Stop share button to end your presentation.

Also, Read How to Add a Co-Host in Zoom? [Add Alternative host in Zoom]

How to Share Screen on Zoom from PC Windows/MAC/Laptop?

Let’s see how to share the screen if you are already being in a call in the following steps.

STEP1: Once you have joined in a Zoom meeting you can notice a green color Share screen icon in the meeting controls. Click it.

STEP2: You can see a pop-up window with many options like screen 1, screen 2, whiteboard, and external devices.

STEP3: Select any of the screens or simply tap the Share button at the bottom right corner to share your current screen.

STEP4: A small pop-up will be visible at the top of the screen indicating that you are currently broadcasting.

STEP5: The pop-up box includes several options like unmute, start the video, participants, new share, pause share, and many more.

STEP6: Use the New share option to present a new screen in the middle.

STEP7: Tap on the red color Stop Share option to end your presentation.

This is how you can share your screen on the Zoom app from both your mobile and PC.

Also, Read How to Get Zoom link for a Meeting in PC Windows/ MAC/iPad/iPhone?


That’s all. This is all you need to know about the methods to share the screen in Zoom. I hope this content will be useful and satisfactory. Due to this ongoing pandemic situation, we are all subjected to stay at home. Zoom is one of the video conferencing apps that helps students and business people to connect with each other. This share screen feature can be used to present our ideas in an understanding virtual manner.


Zoom share screen not working?

Sign out of your Zoom account, and sign back in. This will rectify the issues. If not, make sure that the share screen option is enabled for your account.

Can you use Zoom on two devices at the same time?

Yes, you can. But if you log in twice on a device of the same type, you will get logged out from the first device.

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