A lot of instant messaging or tech-help software includes a feature for sharing your screen with other people. Unfortunately, not everyone uses the same applications, which requires one or more parties to download something in order to see the shared computer screen. Instead of worrying about creating new accounts or downloading software, But Don’t worry.
ScreenLeap offers a super easy way to share your screen to any device, or look at someone else’s shared screen. This can be very handy for getting or giving help with troubleshooting a problem, getting answers to questions about how to use an application, or simply accessing something on your PC from another computer.
How To Share Your own Screen:
1: First go to ScreenLeap.com and click the giant green button labeled “Share your screen now”.
2: You will be asked to allow java applet to be run. Click “Always run on this site”.
3: If the Java Runtime permission window pops up, click Run.
4: Click the link, or code, to copy it to your clipboard and send it to the person you’re sharing with.
You can adjust the sharing area by selecting Share inside rectangle from the drop-down box, pause the sharing, or stop it completely from this window. There’s also a viewer count in the top right-hand corner.
How To View Someone else’s Computer Screen:
1: Go to ScreenLeap.com and on the top right corner you will see this screen,
2: Paste the key and click on “join a screen share” and you can see the screen of that person.
So now the next time you have a relative with computer issues, or you need to share a presentation with a few co-workers, try ScreenLeap to save time on downloads and setup.
Note: This service requires Java Runtime Environment (JRE), which most users will already have. If not, it’s a free download that is useful for other sites besides this one — so it’s not a waste of time to grab it.