Zoom: Sharing Media in Zoom During a Live Meeting

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This article will discuss how to share media and sound during a live meeting in Zoom.


When hosting a meeting in Zoom the need may arise to share a media resource (video, audio) within the meeting.

Sharing Audio Only

  1. First select "Share Screen"
  2. If you would only like to share only audio and not video during your session select "Advanced" at the top of your Zoom screen
  3. Then select by clicking on "Music or Computer Sound Only". This will allow you to continue your standard camera view and share audio.
  4. Select "Share"

Advanced settings in Screen sharing in ZoomSharing Video and Audio

  1. First select "Share Screen"
  2. Then select the screen where the video is located that you would like to share
  3. Look to the lower hand left side of the screen and select "Share Computer Sound" and "Optimize Screen Share for Video Clip"
  4. Select "Share"

Need Additional Help?

Please fill out the Zoom Web Conferencing help form with as much detail as possible, or contact the ET&S Help Desk team on your local campus.


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