How do I enable screen-sharing on macOS Chrome?

Steps to fix screen-sharing issues on the latest macOS version (Catalina) on Chrome.

If you are a macOS user you might get this error message when trying to share your screen.

Please, follow these steps to troubleshoot:

  1. Log out from your current session by clicking on the “Log out“ button on the top right corner of the web session.
  2. Navigate to macOS system preferences: Apple Icon on the top left corner → System Preferences
  3. Select "Security and Privacy" from the available options
  4. Select the "Privacy tab" and in the left bar list, scroll down to the "Screen Recording" menu
  5.  If the applications checkboxes are locked for editing you will need to unlock those options by clicking the lock icon on the bottom left
  6. After entering the correct username and password, check the Google Chrome checkbox
  7. Select "Quit now"
  8. Start Chrome again, access the web session, and select share screen.