At Zoom, we are hard at work to provide you with the best 24x7 global support experience during this pandemic. As part of this ongoing commitment, please review our updated Support Guidelines.

Limit Share Screen to Applications Only Follow

Overview

Account owners and admins can now limit screen sharing to applications only, preventing the host and participants from sharing their entire Desktop. This can be enabled and locked at the account or group level.

Prerequisites

  • Desktop Client for Windows, version 4.6.0 (13610.1201)
  • Desktop client for Mac OS, version 4.6.0 (13614.1202)
  • Must be Owner or admin user to enable the option

Enabling Disable Desktop Share for Users

Limit Share Screen to Applications Only at the Account Level

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. Navigate to Account Management>Account Settings.
  3. Enable Disable desktop/screen share for users

Limit Share Screen to Applications Only at the Group Level

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. Navigate to User Management>Group Management.
  3. Click the desired user group, or create a new group.
  4. Click Group Settings.
  5. Enable Disable desktop/screen share for users

Once the setting is enabled, when a user shares their screen during a meeting, the Desktop options will not be listed as options for screen sharing, as well as the Portion of Screen option under Advanced.