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Why is sharing of full desktop not working


Four different meetings this week, all windows users. Nobody able to share full screen/desktop.  Never an option now for any users.  What has changed?  Had to switch to Teams twice to do what we wanted. 


Community Champion | Zoom Employee
Community Champion | Zoom Employee

Hi @Ta1835 thank you for your post here on the Zoom Community! There is a setting which allows people to share applications (Chrome Browser, PowerPoint, etc.) but not their entire desktop and I'm thinking maybe this has been enabled.  If you are the admin could you please check, if not perhaps you can reach out to your Zoom admin and find out if they turned this setting on?


For reference here is a support article


You can also sign into the Zoom web portal and check your user settings to see if this setting is enabled. Just sign into the Zoom web portal, look for Settings on the left, then in the "In Meeting (Basic)" section you will see Screen Sharing settings



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