Screen Share a Camera Input Follow

Overview

Screen sharing a camera input allows for sharing a camera connected to your computer. This will allow using two cameras at once during a Zoom meeting. This is commonly used when needing to share a document camera.

Note:  After November 4, 2017 enabling Zoom features uses Tiered Settings. Previously configured settings for the Screen Share a Camera Input feature will continue to work in the same way. Changes made by an administrator might affect meetings and webinars that use this setting.

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Prerequisites

  • Windows or Mac version 3.5.37712.0111 or higher

Instructions

Enabling Dual Cameras

Enable Dual Cameras on Your Account

To enable the Dual Camera feature for all members of your organization:

  1. Sign into the Zoom web portal as an administrator with the privilege to edit Account settings, and click Account Settings.
  2. Navigate to the Share dual camera option on the Meeting tab and verify that the setting is enabled. 
    If the setting is disabled, click the Status toggle to enable it. If a verification dialog displays, choose Turn On to verify the change.
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  3. (Optional) If you want to make this setting mandatory for all users in your account, click the lock icon, and then click Lock to confirm the setting.

Enable Dual Cameras on a Specific Group

To enable the Dual Camera feature for all members of a specific group:

  1. Sign into the Zoom web portal as an administrator with the privilege to edit User groups, and click Group Management.
  2. Click the name of the group, then click the Settings tab.
  3. Navigate to the Share dual camera option  on the Meeting tab and verify that the setting is enabled. 
    If the setting is disabled, click the Status toggle to enable it. If a verification dialog displays, choose Turn On to verify the change.
    EnablingShareDualCamera_Group.png
    Note: If the option is grayed out,  it has been locked at the Account level, and needs to be changed at that level.
  4. (Optional) If you want to make this setting mandatory for all users in this group, click the lock icon, and then click Lock to confirm the setting.

Enable Dual Cameras doe your own use

To enable the Dual Camera feature for your own use:

  1. Sign into the Zoom web portal and click My Meeting Settings (if you are an account administrator) or Meeting Settings (if you are an account member).
  2. Navigate to the Share dual camera option on the Meeting tab and verify that the setting is enabled.
    If the setting is disabled, click the Status toggle to enable it. If a verification dialog displays, choose Turn On to verify the change.
    EnableShareDualCamera_EndUser.png
    Note: If the option is grayed out, it has been locked at either the Group or Account level, and you will need to contact your Zoom administrator.

Using in a Meeting

  1. In a Zoom meeting, select Share Screen.
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  2. Select Camera.
  3. Select Share Screen.
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  4. If you need to choose a different camera, choose Switch Camera at the top left.
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This article covers:

  • How can I share two cameras at the same time?
  • How can I share a document camera?
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