How to Share Screen with Zoom on iPhone & iPad

Zoom meetings are highly demanded by everyone, especially when teams are working from home and willing to stay connected with each other. Of course, work never ends, challenges keep coming and sometimes you even need to share screen on Zoom on iPad or iPhone. This feature helps in showing the other person the activities of the screen. Whether you are trying to troubleshoot an error to help a friend or showcase a business presentation to all the clients, sharing a screen on Zoom is pretty helpful.

Whether you are working from home or sitting in any corner of the world, a Zoom call and its feature to share screen with Zoom on iPhone or iPad is going to solve at least connectivity issues, if not pandemic. 

Ways To Share Screen with Zoom on iPhone & iPad


Zoom screen sharing through iPhone or iPad requires you to have:

  1. Zoom desktop client (Windows or Mac)
  2. Computer and iPhone or iPad connected on the same network.
  3. iPhone or iPad (4th generation or later)
  4. Lightning cable (if Wired method is followed)
  5. Allowed AirPlay access

When you are ready with these pre-requisites, you are good to go.

1. How To Share Screen With Zoom On iPhone & iPad (Wirelessly)?

These steps mentioned below will help you with secure screen sharing with Zoom. 

NOTE that you can share your phone screen using Screen Mirroring easily. Therefore, this method applies to Mac as well as Windows.

Step 1: Open your Zoom desktop app on Mac or Windows. Enter in the meeting through Join Meeting or Start Meeting, whatever be the case.

Step 2: Once the meeting starts, click on Share Screen from the menu bar.

Share Screen With Zoom

Step 3: Using Airplay, choose iPhone/iPad.

Share Screen With Zoom

Step 4: Click on Share Screen below.

Step 5: Choose to install a new plug-in when asked. 

Step 6: This step is meant to connect your iPhone/iPad device to your computer. On your iPhone, open the Control Centre by swiping up the screen > tap Screen mirroring > choose your computer option.

Share Screen With Zoom

And your iPhone/iPad is easily connected to the system and the particular meeting.

2. How To Screen Share With Zoom On iPhone & iPad (Wired)?

The following method requires you to get a cable for connection. 

NOTE:  This method will work for Mac users only whereas the above method can be used by Mac as well as Windows.

Step 1: Join the meeting by either starting a new meeting or joining the ongoing one using meeting ID.

Step 2: Next choose iPhone/iPad via cable and click Share Screen.

Share With Zoom On iPhone & iPad

Step 3: Instructions would come up on the screen, and you need to follow them as said. Connect your iPhone or iPad to this computer > select Trust when prompts Trust this computer > enter iPhone passcode.

How To Share Content With Zoom

And you will be able to share screen with Zoom on iPhone/iPad. 

3. How To Share Content With Zoom On iPhone/iPad?

Now if you want some file from your iOS device to get shared in the meeting, it is a pretty easy process and doesn’t require any of the pre-requisite. Your phone with an internet connection is enough.

Step 1: Join the meeting by getting into one or starting a new one.

Step 2: Once the meeting is joined, tap on Share Content from the bottom of the screen.

How To Share Content With Zoom

Step 3: Select the type of content you want to share.

How To Share Content With Zoom

Step 4: Select the file you want to share and tap on Share.

Your file is finally shared into the meeting, and meeting attendees could see them, discuss and take the next call of action.

Hence, we understood that screen sharing from the iPhone or iPad is not similar to sharing documents just like the last method. Hence, you need to put some extra effort, but it is worth it.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1 Can you share screen on iPad?

Yes, you can share screen on iPad. By connecting your iPad to computer via AirPlay or wire, one needs to select the appropriate option and screen share.

Q2. Can you record Zoom meetings?

Yes, Zoom meetings can be recorded by either asking the permission of the host or by using a screen capture tool like Tweakshot. Learn more about the best ways to record Zoom meetings with audio.

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