If you want to screen share On Windows 10 PC then you have come to the right place. Here I will share the best tips and tricks to share your Windows 10 screen with others.
How To Screen Share In Windows 10- 3 Ways
- Use Quick Assist To Share Your Screen
- Share your Windows 10 Screen Using Zoom
- Screen share using Skype
1. Screen Share Using Quick Assist-
Note: This method will only work if the person you are sharing the screen with also has a Windows 10 computer. If you Want to screen share with someone who does not have Windows 10 then you should move to the next method.
What is Quick Assist?
Quick Assist is a built-in feature on Windows 10 computers that allows you to share your computer screen with others. Also if you want, you can let others take control of your device.
Make sure that you share the screen with trusted people if you want them to take control of your PC using this feature.
If you have made up your mind to share your Windows 10 PC or laptop screen with someone else using this feature then follow these steps.
In this method 2 parties will be involved, one who is giving assistance and the other who is taking the assistance.
Steps for the person who is giving Assistance-
Step 1: Go to the Windows search bar and type “Quick Assist”. Now open the first result.
Now if you already have the app installed on your PC then it will directly open otherwise, it will open the following screen-
It means that you have to install this app from Microsoft Store. For this click Open Microsoft Store and install this app. It might require you to update your operating system if not updated.”
Step 2: Now if the app is successfully opened then click “Assist Another Person”.
Now it will show you a code that will expire in 10 minutes.
You need to tell this code to the person who is getting assistance.
These are the steps that are needed to be performed by the person who is taking the assistance.
Step 1: Search “Quick Assist” in the Windows 10 search bar and open the app.
Step 2: Now enter the code given to you by the person who is giving assistance and click “Share Screen”
Now the person who is giving assistance will see 2 options: “Take full control” and “View Screen“. He/she will have to choose one option and click “Continue.”
After this, the person who is getting assistance will see a message to allow screen sharing with the other person.
Now, if you trust the person you can click “Allow”. That is how your Windows 10 screen is shared with another person.
Note: If the person who is Giving Assistance chooses to “Take Full Control” then he/she can control your mouse and keyboard as well.
2. Share your Windows 10 Screen Using Zoom
Another great way to screen share on Windows 10 PC is using the Zoom application. In this method, there is no restriction on the operating system. You can share the screen of your Windows 10 computer with Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS devices.
All you need to have is the Zoom application which is available for Windows, macOS, Android, and iPhone that you can download from the official website – https://zoom.us/.
How to screen share in Windows 10 using the Zoom app:
Step 1: Download the Zoom app on both of the devices.
Step 2: Now start a zoom call (audio/video) with another person with whom you want to share the screen.
Step 3: At the bottom of the Zoom app screen you will see a “Share Screen” button as shown in the screen below.
Click on this button and your screen will be shared with the person you are calling.
Note: Using the Zoom app you can share your Windows 10 screen with more than one person. All you have to do is create a group on Zoom and make a group call on your PC.
To stop the screen share you can disconnect the call or click the “Stop Share” button.
3. Screen Share Using Skype
Similar to Zoom, Skype is an instant chatting and video calling program. This is available on Web, Windows, macOS, Android, and iPhone.
No matter on which device you want to share your Windows 10 screen, Skype will do this for you.
The process is very simple. All you need to have is access to a good internet connection and the Skype app or website on your PC.
Note: In Windows 10 system you will find the Skype app by default, just go to the Windows search bar and open the app. If it is not available by default on your device then you can download it from the official website.
Step 1: Download Skype software on your Windows 10 PC.
Step 2: Now you and your friend with whom you are going to share the screen need to make an account on Skype.
Step 3: After this, the Skype app will open on your desktop. Here you will see a search option where you need to enter the Skype ID of your friend and add it to the contact.
Your friend will see a notification that you want to connect with him on Skype, he/she needs to accept your invitation.
Step 4: Once added to contacts, you need to click on the name of the person and the following window will open-
Step 5: Now click on the audio/video call button and it will start a call with your friend.
Step 6: Once the call has started you will see the screen share button as shown in the screen below-
Image Source: lifewire
That is all, now your screen will display on the computer where you have called.
These are the easiest methods to screen share on Windows 10 PC or laptops. My favorite method to share the screen of a Windows PC with other computers is using the Skype program.
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Does Windows 10 support screen sharing?
Answer: Yes, using Windows 10 computer you can perform screen-sharing tasks.
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