How to Give Screen Share Permission in Microsoft Teams?

If you’re a Microsoft Teams user, you know that one of the best features is the ability to share your screen with other members of your team. But what if you want to give someone permission to share their screen with you? Here’s how to do it.

In order to give someone permission to share their screen with you in Microsoft Teams, they will need to be added as a guest to your team. To do this, go to the “Team” tab and click on “Add Guest.” Then, type in the person’s email address and click “Add.

Once they have been added as a guest, they will appear in the list of members under the “Team” tab. Hover over their name and click on the three dots that appear.

  • Open the Microsoft Teams application
  • Click on your profile picture in the top-right corner of the screen, then select “Settings” from the drop-down menu
  • In the Settings menu, select “General” from the left-hand sidebar
  • Towards the bottom of the General settings page, you will see an option to “Allow Microsoft Teams to give me screen share permission when I join a meeting
  • Enable this option by clicking on the toggle switch next to it

How Do I Give My Mac Screen Permission to Share a Team?

It’s easy to share your Mac screen with a team using the Screen Sharing feature in macOS. Here’s how:

1. Open the System Preferences app on your Mac.

2. Click on Sharing.

3. Make sure the Screen Sharing box is checked.

4. In the “To access your computer” section, select “Only these users:” and then click the + button to add people who you want to be able to share your screen.

5. When you’re done, close the System Preferences window. Now, when someone on your team wants to share their screen with you, they just need to open up the Screen Sharing app (located in Applications > Utilities) and enter your computer’s IP address or hostname into the “Connect To” field. They’ll also need to enter a username and password for an account that exists on your Mac – this can be any valid account, including a guest account if you’ve enabled it.

How Do I Allow Permissions on Microsoft Teams?

If you’re a Microsoft Teams user, you may have noticed that some of your teammates seem to be able to do things that you can’t. For example, they may be able to create new channels while you’re only able to join ones that already exist. Or, they might be able to add people to the team while you can only chat with the members who are already there.

So what’s going on? It turns out that in Microsoft Teams, as in many other applications, there are different levels of permissions that can be assigned to users. And depending on what level of permissions you have, you’ll be able to do different things within the application.

In this blog post, we’ll take a look at the different permission levels in Microsoft Teams and how you can go about changing them if needed. First off, it’s important to understand that there are two types of permissions in Microsoft Teams: administrative permissions and team-specific permissions. Administrative permissions are global settings that apply across all teams in your organization.

Team-specific permissions are settings that only apply to a specific team. Administrative Permissions There are three levels of administrative permissions in Microsoft Teams: owner, member, and guest.

The owner is the person who created the team and has full control over it. As an owner, you can add and remove members from the team, change the team’s settings, and delete the team if needed. Members are people who have been added to the team by an owner or another member with appropriate permission levels.

Guests are people who have been given access to a team but don’t have full membership rights like owners and members do. Guests can participate in conversations and meetings but they can’t create new channels or add other people to the team. Team-Specific Permissions

In addition to administrative permissions, there are also several team-specific permissions that can be assigned to team members: channel creator, channel editor, team editor, and member. The channel creator’s permission level gives the user the ability to create new channels within the team while the channel editor permits users to edit existing channels. The team editor permission level allows team members to make changes to the team itself such as adding or removing members. The member permission is granted by default to all team users and denies team members the ability to create new channels or edit existing ones.

Why can’t I Share My Microsoft Teams Screen?

There are a few reasons why you might not be able to share your Microsoft Teams screen. First, make sure that you have the most up-to-date version of Microsoft Teams installed. If you’re not sure, you can check by opening the app and going to Help > Check for updates.

If you’re still having trouble sharing your screen after making sure you have the latest update, it could be due to your privacy settings. By default, Microsoft Teams will only allow screen sharing with people in your organization who have been granted explicit permission by an administrator. You can check your privacy settings by going to Settings > Privacy.

Finally, if you’re trying to share your screen with someone who isn’t using Microsoft Teams, they won’t be able to see it. Make sure that everyone involved in the call is using Microsoft Teams before attempting to share your screen.

How to Give Permission to Share Screen on Teams Mac

If you’re using Microsoft Teams on a Mac, you can give other people permission to share your screen during a call or chat. Here’s how:

1. Start or join a call or chat.

2. Click the Share icon in the upper-right corner of the Teams window.

3. In the bar that appears at the bottom of the window, click Share Your Screen. If you don’t see this option, it may be turned off in your settings.

To turn it on, go to Settings > Calls > Allow screen sharing.

4. Choose who you want to share your screen with from the drop-down menu: Everyone in the call will share their screens, just specific people, or No one.

5. If you choose Just specific people, select who you want to share your screen with from the list of participants and click Share Selected Users.

To stop sharing your screen with specific people without ending the call or chatting with everyone else, hover over their name and click More options > Stop sharing.

6. When you’re done sharing your screen, click Stop Sharing in the bar at the bottom of the Teams window.


When you’re in a meeting or chat and need to share your screen with others, you can do so easily in Microsoft Teams. To give someone permission to view your screen, just click the “…” menu in the top right corner of the app and select “Give control.” Then, choose the person you want to grant access to from the list of participants.

If they don’t have permission already, they’ll be prompted to ask for it. Once they accept, their cursor will turn into a hand icon and they’ll be able to control your screen. You can stop sharing at any time by clicking the “Stop sharing” button in the top right corner of your screen.

Ahnaf Nihin is a senior content writer at Gametechia. He's having 10 years of experience in Technology and troubleshooting topics. Coming from a background in engineering, you will often see his writing stuff related to How To's, Android, and iOS.