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Enable or Disable Share any Window from Taskbar in Windows 11

Starting with Windows 11 build 22499, Microsoft adds the ability to quickly share the content from open app windows directly from your taskbar to your meeting calls. This experience, also starting with Microsoft Teams, eliminates the need to flip back and forth across applications just to share or reshare a window. There are no interruptions to your meeting attendees or what they see on screen – share any open window during your call.

When you are in a meeting call through Microsoft Teams, simply hover over the apps running on your taskbar and you will see a new button that allows you to share your window with your meeting attendees. When you are done sharing your content, hover over the window again and click Stop Sharing or choose another window and click Share this Window. If you’re presenting a full screen presentation in PowerPoint, simply move your mouse to the bottom and your taskbar will pop up for you to share or stop sharing the presentation without interruption to your attendees.

Other communications applications can also add this capability to their applications. The capability to share your meeting call applies only to your current meeting call.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the ability to quickly share the content from open app windows directly from the taskbar for your account in Windows 11.

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Turn On or Off Nearby Sharing in Windows 11

Nearby sharing in Windows lets you share documents, photos, links to websites, and more with nearby devices by using Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.

To use nearby sharing, both PCs—the one you’re sharing from and the one you’re sharing to—must have:

  • Nearby sharing turned on.
  • Bluetooth 4.0 (or later) and must be running Windows 11 or Windows 10 (version 1803 or later).

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off nearby sharing for your account in Windows 11.

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How to Add or Remove Share Button in Microsoft Edge Chromium

In Windows 10, you can directly share files in File Explorer using installed UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps such as Mail, Twitter, OneNote, Cortana Reminders, Facebook, Skype, etc…

You can also use the Share UI from Windows 10 in Microsoft Edge to share a web page URL link using a Microsoft Store app, or copy link to your clipboard so you easily can paste it into your app of choice.

Starting in Microsoft Edge Canary 82.0.431.0, you can now turn on to show the Share button on the toolbar for the browser. It is turned off by default.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Share button on the toolbar in the Chromium based Microsoft Edge in Windows 10.

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