Do you own a MAC computer and want to screen share with facetime. If yes then you have landed on the right page. In this article we will learn how to screen share with facetime on Mac. Follow the below steps to do the same on your Mac.
Screen sharing is a tool that had been missing from FaceTime in MacOS far too long, but finally Apple Inc. added the feature screen sharing feature in MacOS Monterey 12.1 version.
All the latest Macs, iPhones and iPads all have the ability to screen share when running the appropriate software.
If you are working in a company or a team where all the peoples are using compatible operating system, then you can screen share with FaceTime. So let’s discuss how to screenshare on MAC facetime and how this feature works.
To use the screensharing feature you must have MacOS 12.1 and above, iOS 15.1, iPadOS 15.1 and above versions of operating systems in your devices. But you can’t share your screen with Windows and Android users for using that you have to ensure that everyone on the call has the right software installed. If the participant lacks a compatible device, screen sharing option won’t appear.
So let’s see how to share your screen on FaceTime using MacOS.
- Launch the faceTime
- Click New FaceTime or select a recent contact and make the call
- Once the call is connected, click on the SharePlay icon
- Choose Window to share a specific window or Screen to share your entire screen. If you select window, you will need to choose which app to share from
Other participants on FaceTime call will be able to view the screen or window you shared with them.
If you want to end screen sharing with the participants or want to see a specific thing the participants can see, you can do so from the same SharePlay menu. FaceTime also offers some additional features that let you to do cool things like – watch movies together with your friends or someone close to you but he/she is very far from you. You both the persons can watch the same web series, content or any kind of show at the same time using FaceTime screen sharing feature on MacOS.
FaceTime Screen Sharing is a new Feature
Screen sharing is a very useful feature while doing a video conferencing with your team or in case you are a teacher who give online classes to your students. Now you can use FaceTime in MacOS to share your PC screen. You can share your screen with the students or participants within few clicks and the user interface of FaceTime screen sharing is user friendly.
But the only problem is that if someone is using the older version in their Mac, iPhone and iPad, they will not be able to join the screen sharing calls.