Desktop & web

Enabling Proximity Sharing for RingCentral Rooms
on the RingCentral app for desktop and web

Last updated on November 24, 2021

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Participants in RingCentral Rooms can use one-click direct screen sharing from the RingCentral app for desktop and web with Proximity Sharing. Proximity Sharing enables the controller to generate an ultrasonic signal that can be detected by the RingCentral app and automatically connect to the RingCentral Rooms Controller when a participant clicks Share Screen.

Enabling Proximity Sharing for RingCentral Rooms

  1. Navigate to Settings via the left-hand navigation bar.
Navigate to Settings
  1. Click on the Video tab in the left pane.
  2. Toggle on the Display Share in Room option setting under Share in Room.
Display Share in Room option

Using Proximity Sharing for RingCentral Rooms

  1. Navigate to Video via the left-hand navigation bar.
Navigate to Video
  1. Click on the Meetings tab in the left pane.
  2. Click Share in room.
Share in room
Note: If you haven’t allowed RingCentral Rooms to access your Bluetooth, you will receive a prompt asking for Bluetooth access. Click Share to give RingCentral Rooms access.
Click Share to turn Bluetooth on
  1. Select the Room you want to share in. You can find the Rooms using these methods:
a. Proximity: If there are Rooms nearby, you will get a list of the available Rooms.
Note: This is only available in the RingCentral app for desktop. Web users can only share via Meeting ID.
Select the room you want to share in
b. Meeting ID: If you can’t find your Room via proximity, you can enter the meeting ID by clicking on enter meeting ID.
Note: This option will automatically show if no Rooms are detected after 10 seconds.
Enter meeting ID if no Rooms are detected
  1. Select the screen you want to share.

Stopping screen sharing

You can stop screen sharing from the RingCentral app by clicking on the Stop sharing button on the Meetings tab.
Stop screen sharing
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