Screen sharing via in Zoom Rooms

The Zoom Rooms display 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:

  • Sharing method comparison
  • How to share your screen
  • How to switch between the shared screen and participants’ video

Prerequisites sharing your screen using

  • Version 5.0.5 or higher of Zoom Rooms is required

Sharing method comparison

Direct share Airplay HDMI
Specific application No No
PPT/Keynote presenter mode with notes
(extended desktop)


Maximum resolution and framerate

Direct share Airplay 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 1080p/15 maximum video resolution with HDMI input.

Note: The Zoom Room controller will disable both video and audio by default when you initiate a screen share from your laptop or mobile device when the Zoom Room controller is turned on.

  1. In a Zoom Room, you can start a meeting or join an existing meeting.
  2. Zoom Rooms controller allows you to share content by tapping the Share Content button.
  3. Visit in a web browser by clicking on the link below.
  4. Click on the Share Screen button once you have entered the meeting ID or personal link for the meeting. If you would like to enter a sharing key, you can do so by clicking Enter a Sharing Key.
  5. Zoom will open in your web browser when you are prompted to do so.
  6. When you have chosen 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 participants’ video

  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 Zoom Room’s 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 that the host or co-host will be able to share their screen directly from the main session to all breakout rooms when all breakout rooms have been opened. Once all breakout rooms have been opened, it will be possible for the host or co-host to share their screen as well. As a result of using this method, the presenter will be able to share visual information with all breakout rooms at the same time, which will enable them to follow along with the next steps in real time, making it easier for everyone to follow along. The meeting controls will provide you with the option to share the screen.
Without your permission or without your knowledge, your screen will not be able to be seen by the host of the meeting or the participants without your knowledge and without your permission. Once you join a Zoom meeting, the host as well as the other participants will not be able to see your computer screen.
As the host, you will be able to start a Zoom meeting or webinar as soon as you are ready to do so. Clicking on the upward arrow to the right of Share Screen in the meeting controls toolbar will allow you to share a screen with multiple participants at the same time. This feature is available on the meeting controls toolbar if you click on the upward arrow. It is possible to share your screen with multiple participants at the same time using this feature.
A Zoom meeting uses screen sharing in order to create a collaborative environment during which everyone is able to see the screens of each other during a meeting to create a collaborative environment. In order to fully take advantage of this feature, only the participants in the meeting who have chosen to share their screen are able to control what is shown and what is not shown to the other participants.
The best way to troubleshoot screen sharing issues

Alternatively, you can restart your browser or device to get the best results. Reinstall the app by uninstalling it, downloading it again, and reinstalling it again after that. It will be necessary for Zoom to have permission to record your screen before it can record your screen. For MacOS 10.15 Catalina and higher, you will need to check your privacy settings in order to allow Zoom to record your screen.

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