Isn’t it amazing that the meeting application Zoom allows us to share audio content, providing professional sharing experience?! We all know that screen sharing is one of the most useful Zoom features. However, most of us had an unpleasant experience when sharing screen in order to show a video sound and the other participants on the call cannot hear the video’s audio stream.
That awkward situation won’t happen again once you know where to look and which buttons to click/tap.
Read this blog post to find out more about how you can share audio during screen time on Zoom.
For mono audio: Zoom desktop client for Windows, MacOS and Linux, version 5.0.0 or later.
For stereo audio: Zoom desktop client for Windows, MacOS and Linus, version 5.0.0 or later.
Note: You cannot share computer audio while multiple screens are shared.
Zoom also allows you to share computer audio such as YouTube, Pandora etc. Check out how you can share an audio with shared screen while on a meeting call on Zoom via desktop.
In case you are not sure that you are sharing audio while screen sharing on Zoom, you should follow the instructions mentioned down below:
Yes you can do it and it is available for both iOS and Android mobile devices. For starters, you’ll need to install the Zoom app. Keep in mind that you won’t be able to select a desktop or window to share when using your phone for screen sharing and Zoom will share whatever is on your screen.
Also, when you are screen sharing on your phone, you should turn on the Do Not Disturb option to block notifications from popping up during the screen share.
These are the steps to take to share your screen with audio on iOS or Android phone:
And you are done. Swipe up to minimize Zoom and return to your home screen to open the app that you want to share in Zoom. The audio from the app will be available for all participants in your Zoom meeting.
If you want to stop sharing the audio on Zoom, you have two options. You can either click on ‘Stop Share’ that is at the top of your meeting screen, or you can mute the speaker of your phone or the speaker of your desktop PC or Mac.
Zoom also offers other interesting features, waiting to be explored and one of them is definitely the bluring option, enabling you to blur the background when you are on a meeting. If this is something you also want to try out, check out our blog post on how to blur the background on Zoom call.
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