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Show your screen during a meeting

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In Microsoft Teams, you can show your desktop, a specific app, a whiteboard, or a presentation in a meeting.

  1. Select Share content Share screen button  and choose if you want to share your computer audio.

  2. Select what you want to share:

    • Screen lets you show everything on your screen.

    • PowerPoint Live lets you share a PowerPoint presentation.

    • Microsoft Whiteboard and Freehand by Invision lets you share a whiteboard where participants can sketch together.

    • Window lets you share an open window like a specific app you have open.

  3. After you select what you want to show, a red border surrounds what you're sharing.

    Meeting participants won't see any notifications that might come in.

  4. Select Stop sharing to stop showing your screen.

Note: Linux users won't see the red border surrounding what they are sharing. Also, window sharing isn't available for Linux users.

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