edited by Maluniu, sharing your screen with Skype will give you the option to your screen to someone else where you are on the phone to show, through which you can easily show or images e.g. can ask for technical help. Do you want to show a slideshow of your vacation photo’s to your grandparents, but you don’t want to send a load files they need to download or extract? Do you need technical support of your grandchildren? Screen sharing is a quick and easy answer. Screen sharing is free for all users of Skype, but if you want to do this during a video call or with multiple people at the same time, then you have a Skype Premium Upgrade needed. Follow this guide to learn how you can share your screen with other users of Skype, both under Windows and on the Mac
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1 Start Skype and log in to your account. Sign in with your Skype name and password that you created earlier and click ” sign in ” . After you log in you get to see a list of Skype contacts, on the left side of your screen.
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2 Start a just call or a video call with a contact. You can share your screen via a just call or a video call. Screen sharing via a Skype video call requires Premium. Have you not yet and you’re trying to use screen sharing, then you get the communication that you should switch to free calls (without video). You can only share your screen with one other person, except if you have Skype Premium. With Premium is it possible to your screen with 10 other Skype users to share. Both Skype callers must have the latest version of Skype to use screen sharing. You must have a broadband internet connection to be able to share your screen. Screen sharing does not support dial-up connections.
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click on the blue ” + ” button during the call. You can find this button next to the Red ” hang up ” button. This will open a small menu. Select ” screen sharing ” to the corresponding options. On the Mac is the ” + ” character in the text balloon not blue.
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4 you check the preview screen. Before you start sharing your screen is it possible to get a preview of what you want to show it. Make sure there isn’t anything stating that you’d rather want to hide. You can also show a specific window instead of the entire screen, by clicking on the downward-facing arrow in the corner of the window. Select ” share screen ” and then choose the window you want to share. For Mac, click on the dropdown menu at the top to select communication window.
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click Start to begin sharing your screen. Your contact person will now be able to see the window of your choice, and all what you do. Are you ready to share your screen, then click on the button ” stop screen sharing ” . Only one person at a time can be screen sharing.
Tips use only screen sharing if you have a connection that is fast enough to support video calling. Are you the one who is called up, then select the ” reply with video ” button if you see the window that is associated with an incoming call. Make sure that you are aware of your internet connection’s bandwidth throttling because screen sharing and video calling much capacity questions. Select an area for screen sharing, then you will contact only that part of your screen, indicated by the bounding box.
Warnings do you use screen sharing, then the other person your no longer see! Select screen sharing only those things of which you are certain you want to show them to someone else. The quality of your connection could cause your video watch is bad or even temporarily stationary.