You can wirelessly screen share to your Daily.co TV – no more hassling with adapters or dongles! Screen share in a meeting, or even if you're not in a video call. 

Key info:

  • Chrome. You must use Chrome to screen share.
  • Chrome extension. The first time you screen share, you'll be asked to install the Daily.co Screen Sharing & GCal Integration extension before your first screen share. Another option is to install it before your call. Anytime, just install via the Chrome Web Store.  Tip:  Refresh Chrome if you're having issues after the install. Your Chrome may need a refresh.
  • No audio. Audio from your computer is not passed during any Daily.co screen share.

In a meeting

Follow these steps to screen share while already in a Daily.co meeting with your Daily.co TV.

  • Use Chrome 
  • First time users: install the extension when prompted. (Refresh Chrome if you're having issues after the install. Your Chrome may be fatigued.)
  • Click the Share screen button from your Daily.co TV Controller page.
  • In the pop-up, select whether you want to share Your Entire Screen (if you have multiple monitors you can pick which display to share) or a specific Application Window.

Pro-tip: To share a slide deck (i.e. PowerPoint or Keynote) presentation, be sure you share your entire desktop.

You can end the screen sharing session in several ways: 

  • The green Stop my screen share button in the left side of your Meeting controls.
  • The blue Stop sharing button in the popup the Chrome browser creates.

Pro-tip: The Chrome popup can be repositioned anywhere on your screen — giving you quick access to end your screen share.

Not in a meeting

Wirelessly present, even if you're not in a call:

  • Use Chrome
  • First time users: install the extension when prompted. (Refresh Chrome if you're having issues after the install. Your Chrome may be fatigued.)
  • Navigate your browser to tv.daily.co.
  • Look for the 6-letter TV code on your TV.
  • Enter the TV code on the TV Controller page. The TV code appears as 2 lines, but don't hit the Return or Tab keys when entering it in your browser. Simply type the 6 letters all in a row.
  • Click the Share your screen button from your Daily.co TV Controller page.
  • You will then be presented with a popup to either share Your Entire Screen (if you have multiple monitors you can pick which display to share) or a specific Application Window.

Pro-tip: To share a slide deck (i.e. PowerPoint or Keynote) presentation, be sure you share your entire desktop.

Pro-tip: Starting a screen share this way actually creates an instant meeting link. You can then share this link and add other participants to your screen share.

You can end the screen sharing session in several ways: 

  • The green Stop my screen share button in the left side of your Meeting controls.
  • The blue Stop sharing button in the popup the Chrome browser creates.

Pro-tip: The Chrome popup can be repositioned anywhere on your screen — giving you quick access to end your screen share.



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