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    You can share your screen during an audio or video call in Skype on Android (6.0+), iPhone, iPad, Linux, Mac, Windows, Web and Skype for Windows 10 (version 14).

    How do I start screen sharing during my Skype call?

    Verify you're on the latest version of Skype, then start screen sharing during your call:

    • on desktop and web- Select the screen sharing screen sharing button button. (screen sharing with Skype for Web is only available in Chrome)
    • on Android - Tap the more more button button then the screen sharing screen sharing button button. 
    • on iPhone and iPad - Tap the more more button button then the screen sharing screen sharing button button. In the confirmation window, select Skype then Start Broadcasting. (not supported on iPhone 6 or iPod Touch)

    Select the screen sharing screen sharing button button again to stop sharing.

    Which mobile devices support screen sharing in Skype?

    Screen sharing is supported on Android 6.0 and above, and iPhone and iPad with iOS 12 and above. However, screen sharing is not supported on iPhone 6 or iPod Touch.

    Which version of Chrome supports screen sharing in Skype for Web?

    Screen sharing is supported on Chrome version 72 and above. Learn more about how to check your version of Chrome.

    Why did the video stop while screen sharing in Skype for Web on Chrome?

    Chrome only allows one output at a time, so when you start screen sharing, your video call will change to an audio call. When you are finished screen sharing you can turn your video back on.

    Why don't I have the option to share my screen in Skype?

    To use screen sharing, you'll need to have the latest version of Skype.

    What bandwidth is required for screen sharing in Skype?

    The bandwidth requirements for using screen sharing in Skype is the same as when you make a video call in Skype. Learn more.

    No emergency calls with Skype
    Skype is not a replacement for your telephone and can't be used for emergency calling