How to share your screen on FaceTime using an iPhone, iPad, or Mac

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  • You can share your screen on FaceTime while you’re on a call with other people. 
  • Everyone needs to have iOS or iPadOS 15.1 or MacOS 12.1 or later to share their screen. 
  • To share your screen from an iPhone or iPad, tap the Share Content button at the top of the screen, then Share My Screen.

Thanks to screen sharing in FaceTime, anyone using Apple’s video calling app can let everyone else see what’s on their display. You can share almost anything, including a photo, webpage, or another app. 

How to share your screen in FaceTime on an iPhone or iPad

1. Start a FaceTime call.

2. When you are ready to share your screen, tap the Share Content button at the top of the screen. 

3. Tap Share My Screen. You’ll see a short countdown, and then your screen will share. 

Share My Screen

4. Other participants on the call should tap Open next to Join Screen Sharing to see what you are sharing.

5. You can now display any app or content you like. Everyone will now be able to see whatever you see on your iPhone or iPad, with one major caveat being that you can’t share any content that requires a subscription or purchase (including free trials). 

To end your screen sharing session, tap the Share Content button again.

How to share your screen on FaceTime on a Mac

To share your screen in FaceTime, you need to be running macOS Monterey 12.1 or later, and all the participants need to be running macOS 12.1 or later or iOS or iPadOS 15.1 or later. 

1. Start a FaceTime call on your Mac. 

2. During the call, open an app that you want to share on the call. 

3. In the menu bar, click the FaceTime button and click the Screen Share button. 

Now choose how you want to share. In the pop-up window, select Window or Screen depending upon if you wish to share a specific app window or the entire screen. 

  • Share the app window: Select Window, move the mouse pointer to the app you want to show, and click Share This Window.
  • Share the entire screen: Select Screen, move the mouse pointer anywhere on the screen, and choose to Share This Screen

To end your sharing session, click the FaceTime button in the menu bar and click Stop Sharing

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