Our FreeConference.com screen sharing service works right inside your browser using WebRTC technology. There is nothing to download and no need for your participants to register anywhere in order to view your screen or shared documents.
Screen sharing can be done using a computer only, this feature is not currently available on mobile devices. Screen sharing can be viewed on mobile devices.
1. Login to your account in your internet browser or using one of the Desktop Apps
- Windows, Mac or Linux computer required
2. Join your Online Meeting Room
- Click 'Start' from your account dashboard OR
- Paste your meeting room link in your internet browser
3. Click the 'SHARE' button at the top centre of your Online Meeting Room
- Older browsers will require an extension to be installed. Click 'Add Extension' and follow the instructions
4. Choose what you want to share
- Entire Desktop - best for PowerPoint slide decks
- Window - useful if you want to ensure viewers only see one specific document (this is how to share one application)
- A Google Chrome tab - easiest for sharing a website in Chrome
5. Exit Screen Sharing
- Click the 'SHARE' button at the top centre of your Online Meeting Room OR
- Click 'Stop Sharing Screen' in the centre / bottom of your online meeting room
It is also possible to upload a document to present via the chat box on the right-hand side. This is the best option for smaller groups and animated PowerPoint presentations.
Participants: The following support article explains in detail how your participants can access a conference call to view your screen share/video presentation: How do Participants access my web conference?
If you experience any issues with screen sharing, please visit the following troubleshooting links for help: