Sharing Contents on Lync

You can have working sessions and edit files with others using desktop and program sharing. It only takes couple of clicks to share your screen with a colleague in another location.

i. Share your Desktop

1. To share your desktop, go to [Share] -> select the monitor(s) you want to share.

Sharing Contents on Lync

2. The attendee will receive a message indicating that you are trying to share a screen. If you choose to accept, you will be able to share a screen with the presenter.

Sharing Contents on Lync

ii. Checking Your Shared Screen

1. On the presenter’s screen there will be a tab that shows ‘Currently Sharing’ and the shared screen will be outlined in yellow.

Sharing Contents on Lync

2. The shared screen will be shown next to the instant message on the recipients screen.

Sharing Contents on Lync

iii. Share a Program

If you would like to just share a program instead of the whole monitor, go to [Share] and select program. When the ‘Share Program’ window appears, choose a program and click on [Share].

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iv. Give and Request Control

1. Presenter can give control by clicking on [Give Control].

Sharing Contents on Lync

2. When a presenter is sharing content, the meeting attendee can request control of the sharing program or monitor. To request control click on [Request Control].

Sharing Contents on Lync

3. The attendee can see that ‘You are in Control’. To release control click on [Release Control].

Sharing Contents on Lync

v. Share New Contents

Once an attendee is in control, the attendee can add new contents. Go to [Screen Sharing] -> [Share New Content] -> and select from the options given.

Sharing Contents on Lync

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