Sharing videos during your event on Zoom

Guest blog post

Sometimes at your event you want to play a short video as part of the service or you want to share a document. Well this is all possible to do with Zoom so you don’t have to stop just because church is being done virtually.

At the bottom of your zoom screen you should be able to see this bar:

Click the ‘Share’ button in the middle of the bar.

This screen should then appear:

Any screens that you have up you can now share. If for example you just want to share a document or powerpoint then select the right screen and just click ‘Share’.

Then everyone on the call will be able to see the document.

If you ware wanting to share a short video then it is the same process but make sure that you select the option ‘Share computer sound’ and ‘Optimize for full-screen video clip’.  In the bottom left hand corner. Then click ‘Share’.

This means that instead of the sound coming out of your computer speakers and then back through your microphone which will muffle the sound. The sound instead is going straight from your computer to everyone else’s computer. This means everyone can hear the clip well.

Another feature that you will notice when you click on the ‘Share’ button is the Whiteboard.

This is another useful feature which helps with making bible studies etc. more interactive.

This is the whiteboard shared:

Published by Nay Dawson

Hello and thank you for reading my blog. I'm married to Jon and live in Southampton with our two girls. I work with IFES Europe as their Regional Training Co-ordinator, training staff and students across Europe. In 2019 I set up Passion for Evangelism a network of creative, public female speakers. I'm a Trustee for the Cowrie Scholarship Foundation raising essential funds for disadvantaged Black British Students. I'm also a Trustee for Friends International helping welcome International students to the UK. In response to the war in Ukraine I helped set up Ukraine Connect matching refugees and hosts across Europe

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