How to Fix FaceTime Screen Share Greyed Out on iPhone iOS 16

  • If facetime screen share greyed out or screenplay not working or disabled then you need to enable share play in facetime settings or turn off and turn on share play option.
  • You need to Force restart your iPhone and update iPhone to latest version and if nothing works then you need to reset all settings to fix Facetime screen share greyed out on iPhone iOS 16

On your iPhone when you are on call on facetime or trying to share something using  facetime screen share and suddenly facetime screen share is greyed out on iphone iOS 16 or iOS 15 or any iOS on iPhone 14, 13, 12, 11, x, xr or share play is greyed out or disabled on any other iPhone Pro mobiles, then you can easily fix this issue of facetime screen share greyed out on iphone iOS 16. So, let’s see in detail below.

Fix FaceTime Screen Share Greyed Out on iPhone iOS 16

Few iphone users also reported this issue on apple forum that after they have updated their iphone to latest version iOS 16 they are experiencing this issue and this issue of facetime screen share greyed out or disabled and this issue can be fixed easily.

Fix FaceTime Screen Share Greyed Out on iPhone iOS 16

Below iPhone iOS 16 troubleshooting methods will help you fix facetime share screen greyed out on iPhone iOS 16 or 15 or 14 etc on iphone 14, 12, 13, 11, x, xr or pro mobiles.

Enable SharePlay

Step 1: Open iPhone settings

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on Facetime

Step 3: Tap on share play and enable share play on your iphone.

Step 4: If you have already enabled share play then turn off and turn on shareplay.

If share play is disabled and turned off then you will not see screen share or share play when you’re on facetime and screen share option on Facetime will be disabled or can’t screen share on facetime.

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Force Restart

Step 1: Press volume up button and down button and quickly press and hold power button and don’t release until you see apple logo.

Step 2: Release the power button once you see apple logo and wait for your iphone to restart.

Step 3: Now, wait for your apple iphone to restart and once it force restart then go ahead nd facetime and you will be able to see screen share or share play on facetime will be available.

Once you force restart your iphone then your issue of screen share not available on facetime or facetime screen share not working or any other issue with facetime share play issue will be resolved.

Update iPhone

Running an old or outdated iOS version may cause this issue.

Step 1: Go to settings -> Tap on General

Step 2: Tap on Software update and check for any iphone iOS update is available to download and install.

Step 3: Tap on download and install latest iOS version and update your iphone to latest version will fix this issue of facetime screen share not working or share play on facetime not working issue will be resolved.

Reset All Settings

Step 1: Open settings -> General -> Reset or transfer iphone

Step 2: Enter passcode and tap on reset all settings and confirm reset all settings in pop up box

Step 3: Wait for the iPhone to reset all settings.

Once you reset all settings, then your issue of facetime screen share not working when you are on facetime call or share play not working or screen share option disabled issue will be resolved.

Why Facetime ScreenShare or SharePlay Not Working on iPhone iOS 16

If you disabled shareplay option in facetime settings or outdated iOS software version or temporary or minor software glitches or facetime unsupported apps and force restart your iphone and re-enable share play in facetime will fix the issue.

Facetime unsupported 

When you are trying to use share play and the app which is trying to share on facetime and the app is not supported on facetime then facetime share play will be disabled or you can’t screen share using facetime.

Why is Share My Screen Greyed Out on FaceTime iPhone?

If you have not connected to wifi or mobile cellular data or any network related issues or poor wifi or mobile data internet connectivity issues and you need to open setting on iPhone -> Tap on facetime -> Shareplay -> Disable shareplay and wait for sometime and then enable airplane.


How do I enable Share play on FaceTime?

Go to Settings -> Facetime -> Toggle the button next to share play and enable share play.

iOS 15 FaceTime screen share not working

You need to reactivate facetime on your iphone iOS 15 or 14 or 16 and turn off and turn on shareplay and facetime screen share will work properly on supported facetime share play or screen share apps only.

Vangari Divya
Vangari Divya
Divya is Content Writer and Author and also Reviews Technology Related Articles and Editorial Expert Team Member at A Savvy Web for more than 5 years. She has a Degree in Bachelor of Technology (Btech) and Master of Technology (Mtech) From Kakatiya University. She has an Expertise in Providing Troubleshooting tips and fixes (solutions) and how to articles and helps to solve issues on Technology Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Windows, All Smart tv’s and other tech related information.

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