How To Share Screen on Skype

Skype has become a media that connects the world by enabling chat calls and video calls.
For long time it’s has been the personal communicator and now it has widely spread into the business world and was quite famous for the video conferences and conference call
Now the trend has changed and most of the organization has started using Skype as their office communicator.
The main purpose of office communicator is to enable the members of the organizations to have their calls, video calls, chats or screen sharing sessions. Screen sharing allows us to show our computer screen to one or more of our contacts. This feature of Skype is perfect for business presentations, showing your tech-support team if any issues in your system for help.

When we say office it’s always desktop or laptops either with windows operating system or MAC operating system.

So now let’s know how I can share my screen to my conversation partner from my Windows machine
1. Sign in to Skype
2. Find the person or the group whom you want to share your screen.
3. Start a call with group or person
4. During the call click on the fa10215_plus in the call bar
5. A popup menu with some options will appear as below:
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6. Now select share screens option from the popup menu.
7. If you have multiple items open on your desktop select the item that you are willing to share.
8. A drop down with title “Share your screen” will appear.
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9. The drop down you will have options as shown above.
10. If you want to share a specific window also select share a window option if you want to share your complete screen select share your screen option.
11. Once you are sharing your screen and want to change the sharing content tap on the drop down arrow in the floating call.
12. If you are done with sharing the screen and want to end your screen sharing then click on stop sharing button.
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So now let’s know how I can share my screen to my conversation partner from my MAC machine.

1. Sign in to Skype
2. Find the person or the group whom you want to share your screen.
3. Start a call with group or person
4. Click on the enshareicon icon at the bottom of the window
5. Now select share screen
6. In new opened window you will have options to “share your entire screen” or to “share a window options
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7. If you want to share a specific window also select share a window option if you want to share your complete screen select hare your screen option.
8. Now click on start to start sharing.
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9. Once you are sharing your screen and want to change the sharing content then tap on the + icon again and then select switch screen or window option.
10. If you are done with sharing the screen and want to end your screen sharing then click on stop sharing button.

The screen sharing can be done even in a group conversion , but screen can be shared only once. If you want more information on Skype then you can follow our guide on how to : Create Skype account, Use Skype, Delete account, Share Screen, Conference call and Skype for Business info.