Share Your Screen With Others

Screen sharing lets other members see and hear what appears on your own screen, letting you share content outside of the virtual room, while still using ClassDo.

In Presentation mode, room members without permissions to toggle sync mode will not be able to share their screen. In Collaboration modes, however, there is no limit to the number of room members that can share their screen at the same time, no matter what role they have.

Please note that the screen share tool can only be used in Google Chrome browser, and the Work with others: ✔ Videochat mode.

ClassDo's screen share extension can be downloaded here.

In this article:

Note: Screen sharing is only possible in live collaboration mode.


 Open Tools

    Inside the virtual room, click Tools at the top.


Share Screen With or Without Audio

a) Share Screen With Screen Audio

In the Screen Share column, first check if you will need to Also share screen audio. This is left unchecked by default.
If you wish to watch videos that are not from YouTube together with other members in the room, or share an application/ webpage which has sound effects, ensure Also share screen audio is checked before switching on screen share.

b) Share Screen Only

Sharing screen audio is not required if you only plan to share materials without audio such as websites, PDF files and word documents. If you do not need to share screen audio, simply click the slider to switch on screen share. 

Add Screen Share Extension

For first time users, a pop-up will appear on your screen after you have switched on the  Screen Share function.

For non-first time users, simply skip this step as the pop-up will no longer appear.

When this pop-up appears, click Install ClassDo Screen Sharing Extension.

This will direct you to Chrome Web Store's ClassDo Screen Sharing. Click Add to Chrome.

When the confirmation pop-up appears, click Add Extension.

When the Add to Chrome has changed to Remove From Chrome, the adding of extension is successful and you can close this tab.

Choose the Type of Content to be Shared

Back to the tab with the ClassDo room, a pop-up with 3 options of screen share will appear.

Option 1: Your Entire Screen

This option will share your entire screen with other members in the room. This includes everything shown on the browser such as your tabs, bookmark bar and extensions. When you move to your desktop, everything on the desktop such as files and applications will also be seen.

Choose and click on the screen that you want to share, then click  Share.

Option 2: Application Window

This option will share the view of an opened application. This is useful when you want to share the operations of other applications other than the browser.

Choose and click the Application Window that you want to share and click Share.

Option 3: Chrome Tab

This option will show you all your open tabs. This will protect the your privacy by sharing only contents on a particular tab and not all the open tabs and your personal bookmark bar.

Choose and click the Tab that you want to share then click Share.


End the Screen Share

When you wish to end the screen share, click on Tools and click the slider under Screen Share to switch it off.

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