Sharing not moving erstwhile you effort to contiguous from Google Meet successful Chrome connected macOS? There's an casual fix, and Andy Wolber volition amusement you how.
I was successful a Google Meet league with clients. "OK, spell up and contiguous your screen," I said. I waited. Nothing. No surface sharing happened. They saw a punctual (Figure A) to alteration permissions, but weren't definite what to do. So we moved connected to different issues without surface sharing.
A week oregon truthful later, it happened again. I was successful different Google Meet league with antithetic radical and they, too, struggled to present.
In some cases, the idiosyncratic who wanted to contiguous from Google Meet connected a Mac needed to alteration a azygous macOS information setting. However, the mounting wasn't casual for the idiosyncratic to find and alteration quickly, particularly successful the mediate of a meeting.
So, if you ever program to contiguous oregon stock your surface portion successful Google Meet successful Chrome connected a Mac, travel the steps below. For these steps to work, marque definite you:
- Have Chrome installed connected your macOS system,
- Are signed successful to Meet with your Google relationship successful Chrome, and
- Know your macOS head password.
The changes beneath guarantee that Google Meet has the macOS information permissions indispensable to let you to contiguous your screen.
(Note: If you hide your macOS head password, you whitethorn reset it a fewer antithetic ways. Try to reset the password from Recovery Mode first. Alternatively, successful immoderate cases you mightiness try other methods, specified arsenic resetting it with your Apple ID.)
How to alteration surface signaling support for Chrome connected macOS
- Select the Apple paper (in the precocious near country of the screen).
- Choose System preferences (Figure B).
- Select Security & Privacy (Figure C).
- You whitethorn request to unlock earlier you alteration settings. Select the fastener (Figure D, successful the little near corner), past a connection and a punctual volition display. Sign in, either with TouchID oregon with your strategy head relationship sanction and password.
- Make definite the Privacy fastener is selected (from the tab crossed the apical of the options), past scroll down and prime Screen Recording (from the near menu).
- In the container to the right, scroll until Chrome is displayed, past prime the container to let surface sharing (Figure E).
- If Chrome is open, you whitethorn beryllium notified that the mounting volition beryllium applied lone aft Chrome quits (Figure F). Choose either Later oregon Quit & Reopen. I urge Quit & Reopen.
- Select the fastener (in the little near corner) to unafraid your settings.
After you've made the supra changes, you whitethorn present from Google Meet successful Chrome connected your Mac. While successful a meeting, prime the Present Now icon (displays similar a container with an arrow pointing up successful it) astatine the bottommost of your screen, past take 1 of 3 options: Your Entire Screen, A Window, oregon A Tab.
SEE: 9 tips for audio conferencing with Google Meet (TechRepublic)
How to alteration camera and microphone permissions for Chrome connected macOS
Additionally, Chrome needs entree to camera and microphone permissions to stock video and audio with Google Meet. In astir cases, you'll person already allowed this entree erstwhile you started a Google Meet session. If you ever privation to cheque the settings oregon alteration them, the process is akin to the steps covered above.
To alteration Chrome camera permissions: Apple paper | System Preferences | Security & Privacy | scroll to Camera | unlock if needed (as above) | Check the container adjacent to Chrome (Figure G).
To let Chrome microphone permissions: Apple paper | System Preferences | Security & Privacy | scroll to Microphone | unlock if needed (as above) | Check the container adjacent to Chrome (Figure H).
What's your experience?
If you usage a Mac—or usage Google Meet with radical who usage macOS—have you noticed radical brushwood problems erstwhile they effort to present? How bash you assistance radical past the supra one-time changes to surface recording, camera oregon microphone information settings? What different methods person you utilized to stock your Mac's show during a web meeting? If you usage Google Meet connected macOS, fto maine cognize what your acquisition has been, either successful the comments beneath oregon connected Twitter (@awolber).
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