How to use “Share Your Screen” Features on WhatsApp

WhatsApp has recently introduced a new feature that its users are eagerly waiting for i.e. screen sharing during video calls. This feature allows users to share their phone screen with another person during a WhatsApp call, which improves the overall video calling experience.

How to share your screen on WhatsApp

Step 1: Start a video call

To start sharing your screen on WhatsApp, you need to start a video call with the person you want to share your screen with. Follow these steps:

1. Open WhatsApp on your smartphone.
2. Go to the chat of the person you want to call.
3. Tap the video call icon to start a video call.

Step 2: Access screen sharing

Once the video call is released, you can access the screen sharing feature. The exact steps may be slightly different depending on your device and WhatsApp version. Here are some ways to access screen sharing:

Method 1:

1. During a video call, look for the screen sharing icon on the navigation bar below where the video controls are located.
2. Tap the screen sharing icon.

Method 2:

1. Tap video control during a video call.
2. A prompt will appear, indicating that you are about to start recording or casting with WhatsApp.

Method 3:

1. Start a video call with the person you want to share your screen with.
2. Tap the More button (three dots) in the video call interface.
3. Find the screen sharing option and tap on it.

Method 4:

1. Look for the screen sharing icon during a video call.
2. Tap the screen sharing icon.

Method 5:

1. Open WhatsApp.
2. Start a video call with a contact.
3. At the bottom of the display, tap the screen sharing icon.

Step 3: Share your screen

After accessing the screen sharing feature, you can proceed to share your screen. Again, the exact steps may be slightly different depending on your device and WhatsApp version. Here’s how to share your screen:

1. Tap the screen sharing icon during a video call.
2. Your phone will display a prompt to notify you that you’re starting to record or cast with WhatsApp.
3. The person on the other end of the video call will now be able to see your screen.

How to stop sharing your screen on WhatsApp

To prevent sharing your screen on WhatsApp during a video call, you can follow the following steps:

During a call where screen sharing is active, look for the “Close Sharing” button.
1. Tap the “Close Sharing” button to stop sharing your screen.

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