Enable Zoom Screen Sharing on MacOS

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SummaryAllow screen sharing on Zoom for your MacOS device
AuthorMaintained by Matt Ringh
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StatusUp-to-date for the 2023-2024 school year.

Sharing your Screen on Zoom (MacOS)

Before you attempt to share your screen on a Zoom call while on a MacOS device, please make sure these settings are in place to allow it. When you share your screen for the first time on Zoom you should be prompted to change the following settings.

Step 1

Open System Preferences


Step 2

Click Security and Privacy

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Step 3

Click the Privacy Tab, and Screen Recording (from the left-hand menu), and check the box for Zoom. You may need to click the lock in the lower-left-hand corner to make this change.

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