Screen sharing via in Zoom Rooms

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You can visit to share content from your laptop or mobile device to the Zoom Rooms display. Alternatively, you can also use direct sharing, Airplay, or wired HDMI video capture to share content from your laptop or mobile device to a Zoom Room.

This article covers:

Prerequisites sharing your screen using

Sharing method comparison

  Direct share Airplay HDMI
Specific application No No
PPT/Keynote presenter mode with notes No No
(extended desktop)


Maximum resolution and framerate

  Direct share Airplay HDMI
Screen content 720p/30
4k/10 (PC ZR)
4k/10 (Windows ZR)
1080p/30  720p/30
Video content 720p/30  720p/30  720p/30 


Video source (camera) 1080p/30 1080p/30 1080p/30 1080p/30**

*Require the Optimize video sharing feature to be enabled on the room controller and a wired HDMI sharing capture card supporting 60fps capture.
**Zoom Rooms Appliance HDMI-input video is capable of 1080p/15 maximum. 

Note: Both video and audio will be disabled on your laptop or mobile device by default when initiating a screen share from the Zoom Room controller.

How to share your screen

  1. Start or join a meeting in a Zoom Room.
  2. Tap Share Content on the Zoom Rooms controller.
  3. Open a web browser on your laptop or mobile device and visit
  4. Enter the meeting ID or personal link, then click Share Screen. You can also click Enter a Sharing Key.
  5. When prompted, allow your web browser to open Zoom.
  6. Select the screen or application you want to share, then click Share.

Learn more about sharing your screen using the desktop client.

How to switch between the shared screen and participants' video

  1. Start or join a meeting in a Zoom Room.
  2. Start sharing a screen using the Zoom Room controller.
  3. On the Zoom Room controller, tap Options below Change View.
  4. Tap Swap Content to switch between shared screens and participants' video.

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