How To Stop Screen Sharing On Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a widely used platform for collaboration, enabling participants to share their screens during meetings. Nonetheless, situations may arise where you find it necessary to cease screen sharing. This guide will walk you through the steps to discontinue screen sharing in Microsoft Teams.

Step 1: Join a Meeting

To stop screen sharing on Microsoft Teams, you first need to join a meeting. Once you have joined a meeting, you can proceed to the next step.

Step 2: Share Your Screen

If you haven’t already shared your screen, you will need to do so before you can stop sharing it. To share your screen, click on the “Share” button in the meeting toolbar and select the screen or window you want to share.

Step 3: Stop Sharing Your Screen

Once you have shared your screen, you can stop sharing it by clicking on the “Stop Sharing” button in the meeting toolbar. This will immediately stop the screen sharing and return the meeting to its previous state.

Step 4: Confirmation

After stopping screen sharing, Microsoft Teams will display a confirmation message to ensure that you intended to stop sharing your screen. Click on “Yes” to confirm that you want to stop sharing your screen.


Stopping screen sharing on Microsoft Teams is a simple process that can be done in just a few steps. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily stop sharing your screen during a meeting and return to the previous state of the meeting.