In the Zoom meeting screen, select Screen Share at the bottom of the screen.
(You might have to hover your mouse at the bottom of the screen. This feature can be changed by going to Window and selecting Always Show Meeting Controls.)
You can choose to share your entire screen in Zoom or individual screens:
- You have the option to share your entire desktop by selecting the screen titled something like Desktop 1. (You may have multiple desktops running, but most will not.)
- If you only want to share one window on Zoom, then select the individual window you want to share - such as a Safari window or Word document. (Just keep in mind that your Zoom participants will only see that screen, even if you navigate elsewhere while presenting.)
Note: you can choose to share your computer audio from this screen as well.
Once you select the window, your Zoom meeting window will automatically minimize to give you access to the screen you're sharing.
At the top of your screen, you'll see the Zoom controls for typical things, plus the added screen sharing buttons. From here you can:
- Share an additional screen (if you need to)
- Stop the screen share
- Pause the screen share
For another guide aimed at meeting hosts, check out our guide on doing breakout rooms in Zoom.