How To Share Your Mac Screen On Zoom

Share This:

Are you looking to share your Mac screen on Zoom? If so, you've come to the right place! In this blog post, we'll provide you with a detailed guide on how to enable screen sharing on Mac.

First things first, you will need to open up the System Preferences app. You can do this by clicking on the Apple icon in the top left corner of your screen and selecting “System Preferences” from the drop-down menu. Once you have opened up the System Preferences app, click on “General” in the sidebar, then select “Sharing” from the options on the right.

Once you are in the Sharing window, make sure that Remote Management is turned off. This is important becuse it can cause issues with your Mac if it is enabled while trying to share your screen. Next, turn on Screen Sharing by clicking on its toggle switch and click “Info” to make sure that it is enabled for all users who have permission to view your Mac's screen.

Now that Screen Sharing is enabled, open up Zoom and join a meeting or create one yourself if none are available. Once in a meeting, click “Share Screen” at the bottom of your window and select “Screen Sharing Options” from the drop-down menu. From here, select which user (or users) can share ther screen as well as which user can start sharing their screen first (this will be set as yourself unless otherwise specified).

The final step is to click “Share Screen” at the bottom of your window again and select “Share My Screen Now!” from the drop-down menu. This will allow everyone in your meeting to now view whatever is currently bing displayed on your Mac's screen!

We hope this blog post was helpful in providig you with a step-by-step guide on how to enable screen sharing on Mac for Zoom meetings! If you have any further questions or require assistance getting started with Zoom meetings using Mac, please don't hesitate to contact us directly and we'll be more than happy to help!

How To Share Your Mac Screen On Zoom 1

Troubleshooting Mac Screen Sharing Issues

If your Mac won't let you share screens, it may be becaue you don't have the correct permissions set up. To check and make sure that you do have the proper permissions, go to the Apple menu > System Preferences, then click General in the sidebar and select Sharing. Look for Screen Sharing on the right side of this window and click the Info button next to it. Make sure that you are listed as a user who has permission to share screens. If not, you can add yourself from here. Once you've verified that your permissions are set up correctly, try sharing screens again.

Enabling Share Screen on Mac

Enabling screen sharing on your Mac is a fairly straightforward process. To get started, open the System Preferences window by clicking on the Apple icon in the upper left corner of your screen and selecting System Preferences. In the window that appears, you'll see several icons for different settings. Click on Sharing, then select the checkbox besie Screen Sharing. You may also need to click the Info button to configure additional options such as which users can access your computer and any passwords they may need to enter. Once you've finished setting up Screen Sharing, click OK and you're ready to go!

Giving Permission for Zoom Screen Sharing

To give permission for Zoom for Screen Sharing, first click on the Meeting tab in the Zoom app. Under In Meeting (Basic), click the Screen Sharing toggle to enable or disable it. A verification dialog may display; if so, click either Enable or Disable to verify the change. Once you've enabled Screen Sharing, an Enable Screen Sharing window will appear; click Enable again to complete the process and give permission for Zoom for Screen Sharing.

Troubleshooting Screen Sharing Issues on Zoom

There could be a few reasons why Zoom won't let you share your screen. First, make sure that screen sharing is turned on in the Meeting Settings. If it is, then try restarting Zoom to see if that helps. If that doesn't work, try using the desktop app instead of the web version of Zoom. Lastly, it may be caused by an issue with your computer's display settings or settings. If none of these solutions work, contact Zoom Support for further assistance.

Share This:
Photo of author

James Walker

James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.