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Sharing a whiteboard Follow

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

Prerequisites for sharing a whiteboard

  • Zoom desktop client
    • Windows: version 3.5.19597.0626 or higher
    • macOS: version 3.5.24604.0824 or higher
    • Linux: version 2.0.123086.0330 or higher
  • Zoom mobile app
    • iOS (iPad only): version 2.5.34521.1207 or higher
    • Android: version 3.6.17038.1226 or higher

Sharing a whiteboard

  1. Click Share Screen located in your meeting toolbar.
  2. Click Whiteboard.
  3. Click Share.
  4. The annotation tools will appear automatically, but you can press the Whiteboard option in the meeting controls to show and hide them.
  5. Use the page controls in the bottom-right corner of the whiteboard to create new pages and switch between pages.

    Note: Only the participant or host that started sharing the whiteboard has access to create and switch pages.
  6. When you are done, click Stop Share.

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.

Sharing a whiteboard

  1. Click Share Screen located in your meeting toolbar.
  2. Click Whiteboard.
  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.
  5. Use the page controls in the bottom-right corner of the whiteboard to create new pages and switch between pages.

    Note: Only the participant or host that started sharing the whiteboard has access to create and switch pages.
  6. When you are done, click Stop Share.

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.

Sharing a whiteboard

  1. Tap Share in the meeting controls.
  2. Tap Share Whiteboard.
  3. Tap the pen icon to open the annotation tools.
  4. When you are done, tap the pen icon to close the annotation tools and tap Stop Share.

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.
  2. Tap Whiteboard.
  3. The annotation tools should appear automatically, but you can tap the pen tool to show and hide them.
  4. When you are done, tap Stop Share.