Screen sharing Using Skype

Share your desktop with friends – for free.
Sometimes trying to explain what you are seeing on your screen to someone on a call just doesn’t work.

 

With screen sharing you can easily show exactly what you are looking at by simply calling your Skype contact and sharing all or part of your desktop.
Easy to share.
Show all or part of your screen.
And best of all, it’s totally free.


How screen sharing works
Step 1.
Run Skype on your computer and log in your account.
Open the chatting window with any contact member.
Step 2. Click "Share" button below, and then select "Share your screen". Now you can either share the full screen with your chatter or share a screen you selected.
The person you are sharing your screen with can see your screen in full screen mode. And best of all, you can continue talking via Skype whilst you share your screen.

For any assistance with the above please contact the respective ICT Helpdesks as follows
ILRI Kenya: ilrikehelpdesk@cgiar.org or ext 3253
ICRAF:  icrafhelpdesk@cgiar.org or ext 4207
ILRI Addis: ilri-eth-ict-helpdesk@cgiar.org or ext 2180

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