Once a Zoom meeting is in progress, you can share content (like PowerPoint presentations) with all meeting participants.

These files or applications need to already be open on your device before you start the meeting.

To share a screen from the meeting window:

  • On a PC or Mac: Select the green ‘Share Screen’. You can choose to share your whole desktop, specific applications, or an on-screen whiteboard. You can also choose ‘Show all windows...’, before selecting ‘Share Screen’.
  • On a mobile device: Select the green ‘Share’, then choose the file or application you want to share.

Once you have shared a screen or presentation, you can also use Zoom’s annotation tools:

  • On a PC or Mac: In the screen you've shared, a green-and-red bar will appear at the top of the window. Move the mouse over the green section to reveal a menu, and select ‘Annotate’ to open the annotation toolbar. Choose the annotation tool you want to use, and close the toolbar to stop annotating.
  • On a mobile device: Select the blue circle icon in the bottom left corner of the screen, and choose the annotation tool you want to use. Select the blue circle icon again to stop annotating.

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