📌 Please Note: If you’re using the newest version of Crowdcast, check out our v2 support center. Interested in learning more about v2? Reach out to us here.

If you're using Google Chrome, follow these steps to share your slides in a way that you can see both the Crowdcast chat and your slides at the same time. Firefox currently only lets you share in full-screen so if you're using Firefox please download Chrome to get these added features.

How to set up PowerPoint

1. Open up your Powerpoint presentation and click "Set Up Slide Show" in the Slide Show menu. 

Set up slideshow option within PowerPoint

2. Select "Browsed by an individual (window)", then hit "OK" to save. 

Browsed by an inidivdual (window) option within set up show

3. Start your presentation and enter into presenter (slide show) mode. 

Play from start option within PowerPoint

4. Now go back to your Crowdcast, hover over your video and select "Share screen".

Screenshare option within host/guest controls

5. Then click Application Window and then select your PowerPoint Window. 

Application window within the screenshare options

6. That's it! Now you can see your slides and still keep an eye on the chat and Q&A to respond to comments and engage the audience in realtime.

You can use the host controls to focus or unfocus the presentation. :)

The minimized host icon within the crowdcast.

Have questions or suggestions? Email us at [email protected]. Happy Crowdcasting! 🎥

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