Discord screen share no audio

Discord is no doubt one of the most widely used voice-over-internet protocol(VoIP) applications for gaming users, allow chat and share audio, video, and text between other users. While playing a game, you can log in to the Discord App or Using Discord screen share audio, can communicate in real-time with gamers worldwide. Not only games, users can also share their screen with anyone such as applications or even Chrome. But several Discord users report, Discord screen share no sound problem or stating Discord screen share audio not working correctly.

How To Share Screen on Discord

What causes the Discord Screen Share No Audio issue?

The possible reasons for the ‘Discord screen share no audio’ issue could be older version of the Discord app, a faulty audio driver, no admin access, your application may not be compatible with Discord, a security software interface and more.

Discord Screen Share Audio not Working

If this is the first time you are experiencing Discord share screen no audio issue Then then restart your computer. This will fix the temporary glitch, programs conflict with the Discord app that causes audio issues.

Chances may Security software (Antivirus) interface may causing the issue. Let’s Disable or Uninstall third-party antivirus software if installed on your computer and check the status of the problem.

Also, make sure to grant Administrative access to Discord To do this navigate to the installation location of Discord. Right-click on the Discord.exe application and choose Run as Administrator.

Playing games on Full screen mode and using Discord will result in Discord Audio problems.

Also, visit status.discord.com to see if the systems are currently down for maintenance.

There are chances your computer may have a problem with your audio device

  1. Press Windows key + S and search for Microphone privacy settings
  2. Here is to make sure “Allow apps to access your microphone” option is Turn it ON.

Discord official suggestion

Here what discord official suggest To fix Discord Screen Share Audio not Working problem on Google chrome.

  • End your screen share session and refresh the Discord app by hitting Ctrl + R.
  • Close your web browser and reopen it. Once opened, try playing audio in the browser first (Youtube is great for this) before your screen share session.
  • Enable screen share and see if there is audio.

Update Discord

The Discord dev team regularly updates the app to fix any kind of bugs, Update the Discord app there is possible so that the issue gets fixed. You can update the Discord app by following the steps below.

  • Press Windows key + R, type %localappdata% and click ok,
  • Now double-click Discord and then double-click the Update.exe to update the app.
  • Now re-launch Discord and check if the issue is solved.

Clear Discord Cache

Several users have also reported that deleting the Discord cache and roaming data helped them fix the problem and get audio working during screen-sharing.

  • First, make sure to Close the Discord App.
  • Press the Windows key + R type %appdata%, and press Enter.
  • Here Delete the Discord folder.
  • Now Restart the Discord app and check the status of the problem “Discord Screen Share Audio not Working “

Add your activity to Discord

Normally discord can automatically detect the activity you are performing. But there are cases when that does not happen, and the application will not be able to detect when you are screen sharing. To fix this you will need to add your activity.

  • Start the Discord app then Click the user settings icon
  • In the left pane, there is Game Activity option, click on it.
  • Now add the application in which the audio is not sharing properly while sharing the screen.
  • Once you add the application check the status of the Discord Screen Share No Audio issue

Add your activity to Discord

Use push to talk

Discord automatically detects whenever there is audio activity transmitted over the internet. But sometimes it does not happen, In this situation, You should try the push to talk feature.

  • launch discord application
  • Click user settings located lower left
  • At the settings, section click on voice & video on the left navigation bar
  • Then navigate to the input mode section and check the push to talk enable it

Reset the Voice Settings on Discord

Also, try to reset the ‘Voice Settings’ in your Discord application which helps to fix any misconfigured audio settings in your Discord profile.

  • Open the Discord application and click User Settings.
  • Click on the Voice & Video option.
  • scroll all the way down the page until you see the Reset Voice Settings button (in red).
  • Click on Reset Voice Settings.

Reset the Voice Settings on Discord

Reinstall Discord

If nothing works then reinstall the Discord app to get rid of the problematic files.

  • Press Windows key + R, type appwiz.cpl and click ok
  • This will open programs and feature windows with the option to uninstall or change a program.
  • Locate the Discord App in the list, right-click it and choose to uninstall.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions and restart your computer.
  • Finally, download Discord from the official site here and install it again.
  • Check if the ‘Discord screen share no audio’ error has been resolved.

Reinstall audio driver

Again Outdated, faulty, or missing audio drivers may also cause audio not playing during a screen share.

  • Press Windows key + X and select the device manager
  • This will display all install device driver lists,
  • locate and expand the category of Audio inputs and outputs
  • Right-click on the sound hardware and select the Uninstall device
  • Click uninstall again when ask for confirmation and reboot your PC

Now again open the device manager, click on action select scan for hardware change. This will automatically install the default drivers. Or you can visit the device manufacturer’s website to download and install the latest audio driver on your computer.

Still, need help? you can reach out to Discord directly from here: https://support.discord.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

Did the above solutions help fix the Discord screen share no sound problem? Let us know on the comments below.

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Steve Ballmer
With over 7 years of experience in the IT industry, I have experience in IT support, helpdesk, sysadmin, network admin, and cloud computing. Certified in Microsoft Technologies (MCTS and MCSA) and also Cisco Certified Professional in Routing and Switching.


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