Share a Whiteboard Follow

Overview

The whiteboard feature will allow you to share a whiteboard that you and other participants (if allowed) can annotate on.

Read more about annotating as a viewer of a shared screen or whiteboard.

Prerequisites

  • Zoom desktop client for Windows version 3.5.19597.0626 or higher
  • Zoom desktop client for Mac version 3.5.24604.0824 or higher
  • Zoom desktop client for Linux version 2.0.123086.0330 or higher
  • Zoom mobile app for iPad version 2.5.34521.1207 or higher
  • Zoom mobile app for Android version 3.6.17038.1226 or higher

Instructions 

How to Share a Whiteboard

  1. Click the Share Screen button in the meeting controls. 
    windows-sharescreen.png
  2. Click Whiteboard.
    windows-sharewhiteboard.png
  3. Click Share Screen.
  4. The annotation tools will appear automatically, but you can press the Whiteboard option in the meeting controls to show and hide them.
    Annotation tools:
    windows-annotationcontrols.png
    • Mouse
    • Select
    • Text
    • Draw
    • Spotlight/Arrow: Turn your cursor into a spotlight or arrow. 
    • Eraser
    • Format: change the formatting options of the annotation tools.
    • Undo
    • Redo
    • Clear
    • Savethis allows you to save all annotations on the screen as a screenshot. The screenshot is saved to the local recording location. By default, this is your documents folder, then in a folder called Zoom. 
      windows-save.png
  1. When you are done, click Stop Share
    window-stopshare.png

 

Multiple Whiteboards in a Meeting

If you have simultaneous screen sharing on, multiple participants will be able to share a whiteboard at once. However, to see two whiteboards at once, or your own whiteboard and another participant's, you will need to have dual monitors enabled. 

How to Share a Whiteboard

  1. Click the Share Screen button in the meeting controls. 
    mac-sharescreen.png
  2. Click Whiteboard.
    mac-sharewhiteboard.png
  3. Click Share Screen.
  4. The annotation tools will appear automatically, but you can press the Whiteboard option in the meeting controls to show and hide them.
    Annotation tools:
    mac-annotationtools.png
    • Mouse
    • Select
    • Text
    • Draw
    • Spotlight/Arrow: Turn your cursor into a spotlight or arrow. 
    • Eraser
    • Format: change the formatting options of the annotation tools.
    • Undo
    • Redo
    • Clear
    • Savethis allows you to save all annotations on the screen as a screenshot. The screenshot is saved to the local recording location. By default, this is your documents folder, then in a folder called Zoom. 
      mac-saveannotation.png
  1. When you are done, click Stop Share
    mac-stopshare.png

 

Multiple Whiteboards in a Meeting

If you have simultaneous screen sharing on, multiple participants will be able to share a whiteboard at once. However, to see two whiteboards at once, or your own whiteboard and another participant's, you will need to have dual monitors enabled. 

How to Share a Whiteboard

  1. Tap Share in the meeting controls.
    android-share.png
  2. Tap Share Whiteboard.
    android-sharewhiteboard.png
  3. Tap the pen icon to open the annotation tools.
    android-annotate.png
  4. Use the annotation tools to draw on your whiteboard.
    android-annotationoptions.png
  5. To save the annotation
    • Press on the screen using the select or eraser tool until the Save to Photos Album option appears. 
    • Tap Save to Photos Album.
      android-savewhiteboard.png
  6. When you are done, tap the pen icon to close the annotation tools and tap Stop Share.
    android-stopshare.png

 

Note: Whiteboard is currently available for iPad only. If you are on an iPhone, you will not see the Whiteboard option.

How to Share a Whiteboard

  1. Tap Share Content in the meeting controls.
    ios-share.PNG
  2. Tap Whiteboard.
    ios-sharewhiteboard.PNG
  3. The annotation tools should appear automatically, but you can tap the pen tool to show and hide them.
    ios-annotationtools.PNG
  4. To save the annotation
    • Press on the screen using the select or eraser tool until the Save to Photos Album option appears. 
    • Tap Save to Photos Album.
      ios-save.PNG
  5. When you are done, tap Stop Share.
    ios-stopshare.PNG

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