Microsoft is among the most popular video chat platforms today. The service comes with tons of features such as the ability to use custom backgrounds, audio and video calling facilities, photo and video sharing, document sharing and more. However, there’s this one feature that goes unnoticed by people which is the ability to share your PCs screen in real-time with other Skype users.
The feature comes in handy while giving presentations, sharing a project, etc. So, if you are a Skype user and want to use this feature, follow our step-by-step guide:
Working Internet connection
Latest version of Skype
Microsoft account or an active phone number
Now, if you already have a Microsoft account, then all you need to do is use those credentials to login into Skype. If not, then you can either create a new one or use your phone number to sign up for Skype.
Also note that the screen sharing feature is available across all platforms including Web, Android, PC and iOS. However, you will need Android 6.0 or above, iOS 12 or above, Google Chrome 72 or above and the latest Chromium-based Edge browser to use this feature.
Steps to share screen on Skype
On PC and Web
Make a video call and tap on Screen Sharing button
Select a contact and make a video call, then tap on the horizontal three dot from the bottom of the screen and select the Screen Sharing button.
Make a call and tap on horizontal three dots from the bottom of the screen and select the Screen Sharing button.
Mac users need to allow Screen recording and for that head to System Preferences -> Security & Privacy -> Screen Recording, and grant access to Skype.
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