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How to initiate screen sharing in MS Teams without calling?


Microsoft Teams is a cloud-based platform which includes business messaging, calling, video meetings and file sharing.

A lot of people have been demanding for a feature on MS Teams user voice forum, which is to initiate screen sharing through Microsoft Teams without calling.

So guys, it is finally here.


Now share your entire desktop or a specific window from a private chat session and you can even let the other to take control to team up and collaborate.

For sharing your screen during a private chat, you just need to click the open share tray icon on the top right of the screen and pick one of the available window options. (see below image)

After clicking the share tray icon, you can choose the windows to share. The user on the other side is required to accept the session.

A user can also request for the controls by clicking on the Request Control button. (see below image)


That’s it, folks. You can access the screen sharing right away. Microsoft Teams is continuously undergoing updates and this newly rolled out features will create wonders while communicating with partners, colleagues, and clients and help to resolve key issues more effectively.

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