How to Share Your Audio on Zoom

A hidden feature in Zoom is the ability to share your desktop audio to participants.
Michael Michael (175)

There are times when you need to share the audio from a video or song to your participants. If you were to play the video into your microphone, however, the sound would be muddy and distorted.

There's a built-in feature in Zoom that allows you broadcast the audio that you're hearing from your computer directly to your participants. In this guide, we'll show you how to find it!


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Screen Share Button in Zoom

Find the Screen Share button at the bottom of the meeting window and select it.

(If you want a guide on screen sharing in Zoom, we've got you covered.)

Share computer sound in Zoom Screen Share Window

At the bottom-left of the screen share window, you'll see the check box to Share computer sound.

Just make sure that's selected when you share your screen, and your participants will hear your computer's audio.

Lots of meeting participants? No problem!
Ash Ash (362)
2 minutes

If you have a lot of meeting participants to manage in your Zoom meeting, you may want to use breakout rooms. This allows the host to separate meeting participants into groups.