Screen sharing via in Zoom Rooms

Zoom Rooms viewing can be shared from a laptop or mobile device by visiting If you prefer, direct sharing or airplay can also be used. In addition, wired HDMI video is also supported.

This article covers:

  • Comparison of the sharing method
  • How to share your screen
  • How to switch between the shared screen and the video of the participants

Requirements Share your screen with

  • Zoom Rooms version 5.0.5 or later is required

Comparison of the sharing method

Direct Share air game HDMI
specific application NO NO
PPT/Keynote presentation mode with notes
(extended desktop)

Maximum resolution and frame rate

Direct Share air game HDMI
screen content 720p/30
4k/10 (PC-ZR)
4k/10 (Windows ZR)
1080p/30 720p/30
video content 720p/30 720p/30 720p/30 720p/30
video source (camera) 1080p/30 1080p/30 1080p/30 1080p/30*

The Zoom Rooms Appliance supports a maximum video resolution of 1080p/15 with HDMI input.

Note: By default, the Zoom Room Controller disables both video and audio when you initiate a screen share from your laptop or mobile device when the Zoom Room Controller is powered on.

  1. In a Zoom Room you can start a meeting or join an existing meeting.
  2. The Zoom Rooms controller lets you share content by tapping the share content button.
  3. Visit in a web browser by clicking the link below.
  4. Click the Share Screen button after entering the meeting ID or personal link for the meeting. If you want to enter an unlock key, you can do so by clicking Enter unlock key.
  5. Zoom will open in your web browser when prompted.
  6. Once you have selected the application or screen you want to share, click the Share button to share it with others.

Take a look at the desktop client to learn more about sharing your screen.

How to switch between the shared screen and the video of the participants

  1. Join or start a Zoom meeting.
  2. The Zoom Room Controller can be used to share a screen.
  3. To change the view, tap Options on the Zoom Room controller.
  4. You can switch between the shared screen and the participants’ video by tapping Swap Content.

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frequently asked Questions

It is possible for the host or co-host to share their screen to all breakout rooms directly from the main session once all breakout rooms have been opened. Once all the breakout rooms have been opened, the host or co-host can also share their screen. By using this method, the presenter can share visual information with all breakout rooms simultaneously, allowing them to track next steps in real time, making it easier for everyone to join in. The meeting controls give you the option to share the screen.

Without your permission or knowledge, your screen cannot be viewed by the meeting host or attendees without your knowledge and permission. Once you join a Zoom meeting, neither the host nor the other participants can see your computer screen.

As a host, you can start a Zoom meeting or webinar whenever you’re ready. You can share a screen with multiple participants at the same time by clicking the up arrow to the right of “Share Screen” in the meeting controls toolbar. This feature is available from the Meeting Controls toolbar by clicking the up arrow. With this function it is possible to share your screen with several participants at the same time.

A Zoom meeting uses screen sharing to create a collaborative environment where everyone can see each other’s screens during a meeting to create a collaborative environment. To take full advantage of this feature, only those meeting participants who have chosen to share their screen can control what the other participants see and don’t see.

The best way to fix screen sharing issues

Alternatively, you can restart your browser or device for best results. Reinstall the app by uninstalling, redownloading, and then reinstalling. Zoom must have permission to record your screen before it can record your screen. For macOS 10.15 Catalina and later, you need to review your privacy settings to allow Zoom to record your screen.

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