How to Screen Share on iOS 15

Let other iOS devices view your screen

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Update 20/09/21 – SharePlay has been disabled in the first iteration of the iOS 15 update even though it was available in iOS 15 beta 5. This feature will return in future updates.

Screen sharing has become a go-to thing for many since working from home and isolation became a reality over the past couple of years. Most of the public use programs such as Zoom and Google Meet to do so due to familiarity and them being the big boys in the market. However, what you might not realize is that you can, in fact, screen share on iPhone with iOS 15.

If you want to know how to screen share on iOS 15, it is a pretty simple process but if you’re struggling to find the option yourself, we’ll be listing all the steps below.

How to screen share on iOS 15

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So, you want to screen share on iOS 15? You’re going to need FaceTime for that. We’re all accustomed to the capabilities of FaceTime but there are some new settings added in iOS 15 with one of them being Screen Share.

Let’s get into the steps for finding said option and get you sharing that screen via FaceTime.

Launch FaceTime

Locate your FaceTime app and open it up.

Press the ‘New FaceTime’ option

Choose the New FaceTime green button located at the top of your screen.

Add contacts

Add the people you want to enter the FaceTime call with and press the green FaceTime button at the bottom of your screen.

Open SharePlay

Once connected, press the SharePlay button in the top right corner.

Share Screen

After pressing the SharePlay button, a Share My Screen option should appear. Press this to start sharing your iOS device’s screen.

Once you’re sharing your screen you can open up a variety of different apps and the FaceTime call participants should be able to see exactly what you are. There should also be a screen sharing icon in the top left corner of your screen to indicate that you are still screen sharing and if you tap this, you will bring up FaceTime call options.

And that’s all there is to it! You should now know all the necessary information to get sharing your screen over FaceTime in iOS 15.