How to Screen Share on Mac and Windows

How to Screen Share

How to Screen Share on Mac and Windows: If you want to share your screen with someone on the same network, you can use the Sharing menu in System Preferences. If you want to share your screen with people you know through Messages, you can use the tool that comes with the app. If you regularly use a Windows computer, especially for work, you will undoubtedly run into a situation.

For example, you may need to give a presentation, help a client with a software problem, get technical assistance, or share project feedback with coworkers. Though these situations are varied, they all require the ability to share your screen. With these circumstances, you need access to a tool that lets you screen share in Windows.

Steps to Screen Share on Mac

  1. First, request a screen share from a Mac user — click on the search icon in the top right corner of the Menu bar to open Spotlight.
  2. In the Spotlight search bar, start typing “screen sharing” until you see the Screen Sharing option in the drop-down suggestions. Click on it.
  3. In the pop-up window, type in the hostname or Apple ID of the person/device you want to share your screen with and click Connect.
  4. Next, a pop-up prompt on the device which screen you want to access will inform the user that you’d like to view their screen. After they click Accept to proceed with the connection, they get a window with sharing options — to allow the remote user to either control or just observe your screen. After picking one, they need to click Accept.

Screen Share on Windows

  1. On the remote computer, click Log in from the left pane, and click Sign up.
  2. Type in the information and click Sign up.
  3. When you successfully logged in to AnyViewer, you can see your assigned devices of the same account.
  4.  On the local computer, log in to the same account, go to Device, select the computer you want to view screen, and click View the screen.

you can visit Microsoft support center for further help.

Using native tools

  • Search “Quick Assist” in the start menu, and Open it.
  • On the local computer, click Assist another person.
  • Enter your Microsoft account, and click Next, enter the password and click Sign in.
  • Then you will get a security code available for 10 minutes, please send it to the remote side that needs to share screen.
  • On the remote computer, enter the security code under Code from assistant, and click Share screen.
  • Select a sharing option based on your situation, then click Continue > Allow.


Does Mac allow Screen Sharing?

You can use screen sharing to get into your Mac when you’re not there, fix a problem on someone else’s Mac, or work on a project like a website or presentation with other people. When screen sharing is turned on on your Mac, another Mac on your network can see what’s on your desktop.

Why can’t I screen share on my Mac?

If you want to share the screen of another Mac, go to that Mac’s Apple menu, click System Settings, click General in the sidebar, click Sharing on the right, click the Info button next to Screen Sharing, and then make sure you’re on the list of users who are allowed to share its screen.

Why I Cannot screen mirror to my TV?

If screen mirroring isn’t working, you can quickly fix the problem by restarting both your TV and phone. Make sure your phone is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your TV and paired with it. Then, restart the Wi-Fi router.

How do I allow screen sharing on my Mac for teams?

When prompted, choose Open System Preferences. If you miss the prompt, you can do this at any time by going to Apple > System Preferences > Security & Privacy. Make sure that Microsoft Teams is chosen under Screen Recording. Return to your meeting

About The Author

Scroll to Top