In a bid to enhance user experience and provide more versatile communication options, WhatsApp has recently rolled out the most awaited new feature – ‘Screen Sharing’ – for its video calls.

WhatsApp screen share

This feature is poised to revolutionize the way users interact during video conversations, enabling them to share their screens and collaborate more effectively.

So if you are looking for an answer Is it possible to share screens in WhatsApp?

Now the answer is yes.

How to Use Screen Sharing on WhatsApp

Using the ‘Screen Sharing‘ feature on WhatsApp is designed to be straightforward:

  1. Make a Video Call & Access Screen Sharing: During the call, look for the screen-sharing icon, usually represented by a small rectangle with an arrow pointing upward. Tap on this icon to initiate screen sharing.
  2. Permission Request: WhatsApp will ask for permission to capture your screen. Grant the necessary permissions for the feature to work correctly.
  3. Sharing Begins: Once permissions are granted, the other person on the call will be able to see your screen in real-time. You can navigate through apps, show photos, and interact just as you would on your device.
  4. End Screen Sharing: When you’re ready to stop sharing your screen, simply tap the screen-sharing icon again, usually indicated by a square with an arrow pointing downward.

Availability and Updates

As with many new features, the ‘Screen Sharing’ functionality might not be available to all users immediately. However, if you are a WhatsApp beta user, you will be able to update the app to the latest version and you can test how this feature works.

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Bhavesh Sondagar
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