How Do I Allow Zoom To Share My Screen

Screen sharing on Zoom is an excellent way to work together with others in a meeting or presentation. Whether it’s a particular app, a document, or your full desktop you wish to share, Zoom provides a straightforward process for this. In the following article, we will guide you through the procedure to enable screen sharing on Zoom.

Step 1: Start a Meeting

To begin sharing your screen on Zoom, you’ll need to start a meeting. You can do this by opening the Zoom app and clicking on the “New Meeting” button. Alternatively, you can join an existing meeting by clicking on the “Join” button and entering the meeting ID or link provided by the host.

Step 2: Share Your Screen

Once you’re in a meeting, you can share your screen by clicking on the “Share Screen” button located in the toolbar at the bottom of the Zoom window. This will bring up a menu with options for what you want to share. You can choose to share your entire desktop, a specific application, or just one window.

Step 3: Select Your Sharing Options

After selecting what you want to share, you’ll be able to customize your sharing options. This includes the ability to choose whether you want to share audio from the application or desktop you’re sharing, as well as the option to optimize for full-screen video or full-screen content.

Step 4: Start Sharing

Once you’ve selected your sharing options, click on the “Share” button to start sharing your screen. You can adjust the size and position of the Zoom window while sharing by clicking on the “Resize” button in the toolbar.

Step 5: Stop Sharing

When you’re done sharing your screen, simply click on the “Stop Share” button in the toolbar to stop sharing. You can also pause or resume sharing by clicking on the “Pause Share” or “Resume Share” buttons.


Sharing your screen on Zoom is a simple and effective way to collaborate with others during a meeting or presentation. By following these steps, you’ll be able to share your screen with ease and make the most of your Zoom experience.