How to share your screen on Discord

Updated: 06/06/2021 by Computer Hope
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One of the many features provided by the Discord chat service is screen sharing. This feature allows users to share what is on their screen so others in a chat server channel can see what they're seeing, all in real-time. For example, a user in the group may have a specific chart they want to show everyone.

To learn how to share your screen in Discord, follow the steps below.

How to share your screen on Discord

  1. Open the Discord program or navigate to the Discord website.
  2. If you access Discord through the website, click the Open Discord button.
  3. On the left side of the screen, click a server to join.

Selecting a Discord server.

  1. Enter a chat channel by selecting one of the options under Voice Channels.

Channel list in Discord.

  1. At the bottom of the channel menu, click the Screen button.

Discord share screen button.

  1. Choose which screen, window, or tab to share (A). Next, choose whether or not you want to share audio, as well (B). Finally, click the Share button (C).

Screen sharing options in Discord.

  1. To stop sharing your screen, click the Screen button again and select Stop Streaming from the drop-down menu.

Stop Streaming

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