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Why doesn't screen sharing in Google Meet work?
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Issue Summary 📄

When attempting to screen share using Google Meet in Shift, an error is often shown "Sorry, an error has occurred when screen sharing" or a message appears that says "Your browser can't share your screen."


Google has implemented screen its screen sharing differently than other services like Slack, Microsoft Teams, etc. 


Status: Technical Limitation ⏳

At this time, this is a technical limitation in Shift and a timeline of when this capability might be integrated is unknown.


Temporary Workaround 💡

Use Google Meet through the web app outside of Shift to screen share.


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