Screen Share

Flutter SDK provides support for sharing the entire screen of the device to the room.

Please note that for a peer to share their screen, their role must have screenshare enabled in the dashboard. Also select the appropriate resolution that you desire the screenshare track should be of.

How to start screenshare from the app

To start screen share, app needs to call the startScreenshare method of HMSSDK.

Following is the snippet on how to use this:


you also need to pass the intent from android native side to HMS SDK in the following way :

In your app's MainActivity add -

import live.hms.hmssdk_flutter.HmssdkFlutterPlugin import import android.content.Intent import live.hms.hmssdk_flutter.Constants
override fun onActivityResult(requestCode: Int, resultCode: Int, data: Intent?) { super.onActivityResult(requestCode, resultCode, data) if (requestCode == Constants.SCREEN_SHARE_INTENT_REQUEST_CODE && resultCode == Activity.RESULT_OK){ HmssdkFlutterPlugin.hmssdkFlutterPlugin?.requestScreenShare(data) } }

How to get Screen Share Status

Application needs to call the isScreenShareActive method of HMSSDK.

This method returns a Boolean which will be true inscase ScreenShare is currently active and being used, and False for inactive state.


How to stop screenshare

To stop the screenshare, you need to invoke stopscreenShare method of HMSSDK

Following is the snippet on how to use this:


DONOT forget to add the permission for foreground service in AndroidManifest.xml

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.FOREGROUND_SERVICE" />