How to set up Zoom video for dual monitors and screen sharing with PowerPoint – Enabling Simultaneous Screen Sharing as the host
The dual-monitor display feature allows you to see the video on one monitor and the screen share on another monitor simultaneously.
I work at a Service Desk and I found your post because I was having a similar issue and I think I found out how to do it. The setting is not in Zoom but in Windows.
If you press Extend it will ‘extend to’ the 2nd monitor and both screens will be projected through one screen. Zoom Community. Supporting a Hybrid-friendly Work Environment Explore products and tools for seamless collaboration across office and home working spaces. Download Zoom Client Keep your Zoom client up to date to access the latest features.
Download Center. Zoom Virtual Backgrounds Download hi-res images and animations to elevate your next Zoom meeting. Browse Backgrounds. Register Now. Turn on suggestions. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Showing results for. Search instead for. Did you mean:. Zoom Products Meetings 1 participant sharing 2 screens simultaneously. Go to solution. FabA Observer. Hello, I’ve scoured the web for a method whereby the same participant shares 2 screens simultaneously and the other participants can see the content.
Bort Community Champion. In response to FabA. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. Hi Bort Thanks for the prompt reply. Planades Observer. In response to Planades Hi Planades Please check your advanced sharing settings when in a meeting: This can also be set as the new default in your Settings page , under the Screen sharing setting. Is there any option in your settings on-screen sharing?
ScottBurk88 Observer. Crazy Hope this helps, I felt dumb when I figured it out. Click Select the Monitor and choose your primary display from the drop-down menu.
This mode of use is also handy if you want to have other applications visible on the second display while giving a streaming presentation. The second thing you should do is set up Zoom for dual-monitor support. Note: We tested this on the latest desktop client for Windows 10, not the web client. Based on the Zoom documentation noted at the beginning of this story, the web client does not support dual monitors.
First, click the small gear or cog icon for Settings, under your profile picture in the application. It should take you to the General tab, but if not, click General. Check the box for Use dual monitors. Just pick the window that has PowerPoint.