Enabling screen recording/sharing for Mac Operating Systems

If you are using a Mac running the OSX Catalina or higher, you may need to adjust some settings for screen sharing to work.

Last updated: Jan 2021


In order to allow screen sharing on a Mac computer running Catalina or higher levels of operating system, you will need to adjust a few settings to allow you to share your screen in Google Chrome.

The following simple steps will allow you to use these tools on your iMac or Macbook.

  1. Go to the Apple Menu
  2. Click on Systems Preferences
  3. Click on Security & PrivacyMac Settings
    1. If General is selected, click on Privacy
  4. Scroll down to and click on Screen sharing
  5. Tick the Allow google chrome screen recording
  6. Restart your chrome browser and you are good to go.

Mac Recording Settings