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How to share your screen on Skype
Skype is as feature-packed as any video chat app and an excellent tool for work and catching up with friends and family. You can quickly and easily share your screen if you need to make a presentation, share an image or video, or ask someone for help with an app. Here’s how to share your screen on Skype.
To share your Skype screen, click the Share screen button at the bottom right corner if you are using the desktop app. On mobile, tap the three horizontal dots icon at the bottom right and select Share screen.
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How to share screen on the Skype desktop app
You can share your screen on the desktop app after the call starts. Click the Share screen button between the Chat and React buttons at the bottom right corner.
You can share everything on the screen or specific tabs and apps. There’s also the option to include computer sound if you share an audio or video file.
The steps are the same on a Mac, but you must permit screen sharing. You will see a Skype notification that will take you to the required settings page in System preferences. If not, go to Mac System preferences > Security and privacy > Screen recording and grant access to Skype.
How to share screen on the mobile app
You can start sharing your screen on the mobile app once you join a call. Tap the three horizontal dots icon at the bottom right corner and tap on the Share screen.
You will be asked to allow the Skype app to record your screen. Confirm your acceptance, and you can start sharing your mobile screen. Tap on Stop sharing at the top to end your screen share.
Yes, you can share your screen on the Skype web app, as long as you are using Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browsers.
If you can’t share your screen, it may be due to a technical issue with your device or network connection. You can try troubleshooting steps such as restarting your device, updating your Skype version, or check your network settings.
If you can’t share your screen on Skype for business, it may be due to your organization’s security settings or network restrictions. You can try contacting your IT department or administrator to check if screen sharing is enabled for your account.
If you can’t share your screen, it may be due to an outdated Skype version or a technical issue with your device. You can try troubleshooting steps such as updating your Skype version, checking your device settings, or contacting Skype support for assistance.