Desktop sharing

How to share screen on Microsoft Teams

If you need to show a presentation or app to other people, Microsoft Teams makes it an easy task – Here's how.

Microsoft Teams screen sharing

On Microsoft Teams, if you’re working remotely from home or from another location, you may need to share a screen to show a presentation using PowerPoint or Whiteboard or an app to another person during a meeting or chat.

In this guide, you’ll learn the easy steps to share your screen in a Microsoft Teams meeting or call on Windows 10.

How to share screen on Microsoft Teams

Share desktop screen on Teams:

  1. Open Microsoft Teams.

  2. Join a meeting or initiate a video or voice call.

  3. Drag the mouse to the bottom of the screen and click the Share (square-arrow) button.

    Microsoft Teams screen sharing option
    Microsoft Teams screen sharing option
  4. Select the Desktop option.

    Desktop sharing option
    Desktop sharing option
    Quick tip: You can also choose to share a window or program (such as, PowerPoint and Whiteboard), if you don’t want to share the entire screen.

Once you complete the steps, the desktop will be visible to all the participants in the meeting or chat.

Alternatively, you can also start a desktop sharing session by selecting the user from the recent history in the “Chat” section, and clicking the Screen sharing button from the top-right corner.

Screen sharing option
Screen sharing option

If you want to stop the sharing session, simply click the same Share button again.