How to Share a Video With Audio in Microsoft Teams

Are you preparing for a Microsoft Teams meeting, but don’t know how to share a video with audio on your device? If so, there’s no need to worry. In this article, we’ll answer all your questions and more.

How to Share a Video With Audio in Microsoft Teams

Learn how to share a video with audio on a plethora of devices, such as a Windows PC, Mac, Android, iPhone, iPad, and Chromebook. Plus, we’ll show you how to share video without audio, too.

How to Share a Video With Audio on Microsoft Teams on a Windows PC?

One important thing to know is that Microsoft Teams doesn’t play videos with audio by default on a Windows PC. Here’s how to change that:

  1. Log in to Microsoft Teams.
  2. Access the online meeting.
  3. In the online meeting, click on the “Share” icon.
  4. In the meeting controls, you will see a sentence “Include system audio” with a little box next to it.
  5. Click on the box to turn on the system audio.

Note: Even if the audio on your PC is muted, other members on the call will be able to hear your audio once you complete these steps.

How to Share a Video With Audio on Microsoft Teams on a Mac?

Simply follow these steps:

  1. Log in to Microsoft Teams.
  2. Access the online meeting.
  3. Click on the “Share” icon in the online meeting.
  4. In the meeting controls, turn the “Include computer sound” button on.
  5. Once turned on, all audio from your computer will be shared with the members of the meeting, including your computer notifications.
  6. The first time you want to include the computer sound in your meeting, you will encounter a wizard that will ask you to install the driver.
  7. Click on the “Install” button.
  8. Once you click this, you will see a spinner next to the “Include computer sound” button. Don’t worry, this will only take a few seconds.
  9. You will receive a notification when the installation is finished.
  10. After you install the driver for the first time, you will need to pause the video you were playing in your meeting and play it again. This is so the driver can start working.
  11. If the driver doesn’t install, which is a rare occurrence, just turn off the “Include computer sound” button and then turn it back on again.
  12. Try installing the driver again by clicking on the “Install” button.
  13. You can start sharing your screen even before this installation is completed. Once it’s finished, you will receive a notification and your audio will be shared, too.

How to Share a Video With Audio on Microsoft Teams on a Chromebook?

Here’s how:

  1. Log in to Microsoft Teams.
  2. Access the online meeting.
  3. In the online meeting, click on the “Share” icon.
  4. In the meeting controls, you will see a sentence “Include system audio” with a little box next to it.
  5. Click on the box to turn on the system audio.

How to Share a Video With Audio on Microsoft Teams on an iPhone?

Unfortunately, it is not yet possible to share system audio on an iPhone directly from Microsoft Teams. However, Microsoft is working on incorporating that feature in the later versions of the Microsoft Teams app.

There is another way to share your video with audio, however – through screen mirroring. Here’s how to do that:

  1. First, you need to install a mirroring app both on your computer and phone. For the purposes of this article, we will explain how to share a video with audio using the “Reflector” app. You can use different mirroring apps if you prefer since the process is similar.
  2. Access the “Reflector” app on your computer.
  3. Log in to Microsoft Teams.
  4. Access the online meeting.
  5. Open the “Reflector” app on your phone.
  6. Access “Control center” on your phone.
  7. Select “Screen mirroring.”
  8. Browse through the receivers list and find your computer’s name.
  9. Features “Fullscreen” and “Always on Top” in the “Reflector” app on your phone. This is important for the app to work well in Microsoft Teams.
  10. In Microsoft Teams, click on the “Share” icon.
  11. Find the name of your phone and select it.
  12. Make sure to have the system audio on in your Microsoft Teams so you can share the sound from your phone.

How to Share a Video With Audio on Microsoft Teams on an Android Phone?

Same as with the iPhone, it is not yet possible to share system audio on an Android phone directly from Microsoft Teams. However, there is a similar workaround.

Here are the steps:

  1. First, you need to install a mirroring app both on your computer and phone. For the purposes of this article, we will explain how to share a video with audio using the “Reflector” app. You can use different mirroring apps if you prefer since the process is similar.
  2. Access the “Reflector” app on your computer.
  3. Log in to Microsoft Teams.
  4. Access the online meeting.
  5. In the “Quick settings” dropdown, select the “Screencast” or “Cast” option.
  6. From the list that shows up on your phone, choose the name of your computer.
  7. You have to turn off the features “Fullscreen” and “Always on Top” in the “Reflector” app on your phone. This is important for the app to work well in Microsoft Teams.
  8. In Microsoft Teams, click on the “Share” icon.
  9. Find the name of your phone and select it.
  10. Make sure to have the system audio on in your Microsoft Teams so you can share the sound from your phone.

How to Share a Video With Audio on Microsoft Teams on an iPad?

As with the iPhone and Android devices, the system audio option isn’t yet available in Microsoft Teams directly. However, there is a similar workaround.

Just follow these steps:

  1. First, you need to install a mirroring app both on your computer and iPad. For the purposes of this article, we will explain how to share a video with audio using the “Reflector” app. You can use different mirroring apps if you prefer since the process is similar.
  2. Access the “Reflector” app on your computer.
  3. Log in to Microsoft Teams.
  4. Access the online meeting.
  5. Open the “Reflector” app on your iPad.
  6. Access “Control center” on your iPad.
  7. Select “Screen mirroring.”
  8. Browse through the receivers list and find your computer’s name.
  9. You have to turn off the features “Fullscreen” and “Always on Top” in the “Reflector” app on your iPad. This is important for the app to work well in Microsoft Teams.
  10. In Microsoft Teams, click on the “Share” icon.
  11. Find the name of your iPad and select it.
  12. Make sure to have the system audio on in your Microsoft Teams so you can share the sound from your iPad.
  13. Additionally, in the “Settings” of your iPad, make sure to turn the “System audio” option on so you can share your audio properly.

Additional FAQ

How Do I Share Video Without Audio in Microsoft Teams?

It’s simple, just follow the steps:

· Sharing Video Without Audio on Windows PC:

1. Log in to Microsoft Teams.

2. Access the online meeting.

3. In the online meeting, click on the “Share” icon.

4. Choose “Share screen” from the options.

5. Choose “Microsoft Teams” from the pop-up menu.

· Sharing Video Without Audio on a Mac:

1. Log in to Microsoft Teams.

2. Access the online meeting.

3. Click on the “Share” icon in the online meeting.

4. Choose “Share screen” from the options on the screen.

5. Choose “Microsoft Teams” from the pop-up menu.

· Sharing Video Without Audio on a Chromebook:

1. Log in to Microsoft Teams.

2. Access the online meeting.

3. In the online meeting, click on the “Share” icon.

4. Choose “Share screen” from the options on the screen.

5. Choose “Microsoft Teams” from the pop-up menu.

·  Sharing Video Without Audio on an iPhone:

1. Log in to Microsoft Teams.

2. Access the online meeting.

3. In the online meeting, click on the “Share” icon.

4. Choose “Share screen” from the options on the screen.

5. Choose “Microsoft Teams” from the pop-up menu.

· Sharing Video Without Audio on an Android phone:

1. Log in to Microsoft Teams.

2. Access the online meeting.

3. In the online meeting, click on the “Share” icon.

4. Choose “Share screen” from the options on the screen.

5. Choose “Microsoft Teams” from the pop-up menu.

· Sharing Video Without Audio on an iPad:

1. Log in to Microsoft Teams.

2. Access the online meeting.

3. In the online meeting, click on the “Share” icon.

4. Choose “Share screen” from the options on the screen.

5. Choose “Microsoft Teams” from the pop-up menu.

Happy Meeting!

You’re now ready for your online meetings. Like a real pro, you know how to share your video with and without audio, and on different devices, too. You can also share your knowledge with your colleagues, or you can refer them to this article if you don’t feel like explaining the steps yourself.

Were you successful in navigating through Microsoft teams? Did you manage to turn on your video and system audio easily? Let us know down in the comments section below.

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