Share Your Screen

Want to make your meetings more collaborative and ensure comprehension from all participants?

Dialpad Meetings allows you to share your screen with all meeting Participants, either your entire screen or just a single tab.

Let's take a look at sharing your screen in Dialpad Meetings.

Start a Screen Share


From an active meeting, select the Screen Share icon and choose Your Entire Screen, Application Window, or Chrome Tab.

Select Share after choosing an option, then you'll see an alert in the top-right corner that indicates you are sharing your screen.

If you're using dual monitors, you'll need to also select the screen to share by scrolling down in the pop-up.

Disable a screen share by selecting the Screen Share icon again.

Share audio during Screen Share


Imagine sharing your screen during a presentation with a large audience. You play a demo video from one of the slides, and even though the participants can see the video, they can’t hear the audio. Or, the audio quality is muffled because you're trying to position the mic in just the right way so that it can pick up sounds from the video. 

With this feature, you can share system audio with your audience. Here's how:

1. Click on the Share your screen icon located in the bottom toolbar.

2. A pop-up window will appear with options for sharing your screen. Click on the checkbox at the bottom of the window to share the audio. The audio that's playing on the chosen screen or tab will get streamed along with the screen you're sharing.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I still access meeting controls while sharing my screen?

Yes, you're able to return to the active meeting and access meeting controls as usual.

Who can end a screen share?

Organizers are able to end screen shares started by themselves or other participants in the meeting. Participants, however, can only end screen shares they started.

Is a Dialpad Meetings account required?

No, all Participants in the meeting can share their screens.

Which web browsers can I use for this feature?

Please review this Help Center article to understand the web browsers supported by Dialpad Meetings and its capabilities.

Can I use screen share on my mobile device?

Both the iOS and the Android apps do not allow you to start a screen share, but you're able to view someone else's screen share from your mobile device instead.

Is the screen share stored?

Screen shares are encrypted both in transit and at rest from the time you start it until it ends. None of the information you display is accessible to anyone other than the Organizer and Participants viewing the screen share through a conference URL.

Dialpad Meetings does not retain a screen share and its data after the screen share ends.

I upgraded to macOS Catalina or later — why isn't screen share working?

You'll need to go into your computer's security and privacy settings and grant Google Chrome access to Screen Recording in order to use Dialpad Meetings' screen share feature.


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