Screen sharing

You can share your screen with other participants.

You can share the screen during voice and video calls.

Mobile

However, you can only share screens on iOS for the mobile app. On Android, you can only view shared screens and cannot share your own screen.

PC App

Screen sharing only runs smoothly for Windows 10, version 1903, and later versions.

For those using macOS 10.15 or later versions, you must check LINE WORKS in 'System setting > Security & Privacy > Privacy > Screen Recording' to use screen sharing.

Share the screen during voice and video calls

Mobile

  1. Tap  in the message room with the member to start a group call with.
  2. Tap 'Voice Call' or 'Video Call' to start a group call.
  3. Tap 'More' on the bottom right of the screen, then tap 'Share screen'.
    On iPad, tap 'Share screen' on the bottom right.
  4. Select 'LINE WORKS' and then tap 'Start Broadcast'.
    If you select another app, screen sharing does not start correctly.

PC App

  1. Click  or  at the bottom right of the message room.
  2. After connecting to a call, click 'Screen Share' at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Select a screen to share.
  4. Click 'OK'.

Select a screen to share

Mobile

  1. On the Start Broadcast screen, tap 'Start Broadcast'.
  2. When screen sharing starts after 3 seconds, open the document or screen you want to share.

Once you start screen sharing on the mobile app, everything displayed on the mobile screen, including notifications, will be shared with other participants.
If you do not want notifications to appear during screen sharing, please turn on 'Do Not Disturb' function on your device before starting screen sharing.

PC App


  1. When you start screen sharing, you will see a window where you can select from monitor screen, web browser, and application. You can also scroll up or down to check other screens you are currently using on your PC.
  2. Select the screen to share and click 'Share'.

Handling screens as a screen sharer

PC App

When screen sharing starts, the function menu appears at the top of the monitor screen, and the call screen is displayed at the bottom right.

The function menu and call screen are not displayed to other participants.

 

Function menu

The function menu disappears automatically. To view the menu again, hover your mouse over the top of the screen.

 

Call screen

Up to 4 call participants, including you, are displayed on one screen.

You can click, drag, and reach where you want.

Click the icon at the top to change the mode.

  • : Hides the call screen and shows the name of the member who is currently speaking.
  •  : Displays the call screen of the member who is currently speaking.
  •  : Display the call screens of up to 4 participants, including yourself, on one screen.
  •  : Divides call screens of up to 16 participants, including yourself, and display them on one screen.

Participate in screen sharing

Mobile

When screen sharing starts during a voice/video call, the shared screen automatically appears.

PC App

When screen sharing starts during a voice/video call, the shared screen appears automatically.

Zoom in/out the screen

You can enlarge or reduce the shared screen.

Mobile

Spread or pinch your finger across the screen.

PC App

Find  on the bottom of the shared screen.

  • : Reduce the screen
  • : Enlarge the screen
  • : Enlarge or reduce the screen at once

Change the shared screen

When the person who is sharing the screen wants to share another screen or when another participant wants to share their PC screen, they can use 'Change Windows'.

PC App

  1. Click  at the bottom of the shared screen and click 'Change Windows'.
  2. Click on the screen you want to change.
  3. Click 'OK'.

Presentation using screen sharing

You can do a PowerPoint presentation using screen sharing.

When using a single monitor

When using a single monitor, you can share a presentation screen while writing meeting notes or using video call functions.

PC App

  1. Open the PowerPoint file to present on.
  2. Click the 'Slide Show' tab at the top of PowerPoint and then 'Set Up Slide Show'.
  3. In the 'Set Up Show' window under 'Show type', select 'Browsed by an individual'. Then click 'OK' at the bottom of the window.
  4. From the 'Slide Show' tab, click 'Play from Start' to present the slide show.
  5. Start or join a video call on the LINE WORKS app.
  6. Click 'Share screen' at the bottom of the call screen.
  7. Select the PowerPoint slideshow window as the screen to share. Then click 'Share'.

When using dual monitors

If you are using dual monitors, you can do a presentation by displaying the presenter notes and presentation screens on separate screens.

PC App

  1. Open the PowerPoint file to present on.
  2. Click the 'Slide Show' tab at the top of PowerPoint and then 'Set Up Slide Show'.
  3. In the 'Set Up Show' window under 'Multiple monitors', set the Slide show monitor to 'Automatic' or secondary (external) monitor. Then click 'OK' at the bottom of the window.
  4. From the 'Slide Show' tab, click 'Play from Start' to present the slide show.
  5. Start or join a video call on the LINE WORKS app.
  6. Click 'Share screen' at the bottom of the call screen.
  7. Select the secondary (external) monitor screen displaying the slide to share. Then, click 'Share'.
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