Skype is a popular messaging and video calling app from Microsoft. Here you can chat and video call with other users completely free using the app or web. Another feature of Skype, that is screen sharing. On this feature, you can share your computer screen with other Skype users. Generally, in screen sharing feature, other Skype user only hear the sound that comes from the microphone. But, sometimes it gets important to share audio that comes from your computer. Here we will show you, how to share audio on Skype.
How to Share Audio on Skype
To share the audio on Skype that comes from your Computer, you have to enable the ‘Stereo Mix’ option. Here’s how you can do it.
Step 1: Firstly, right-click on the sound icon that is located in the taskbar.
Step 2: Then select, Recording devices.
Step 3: Right-click on ‘Stereo Mix’ option and click Enable.
Note: If you don’t see any ‘Stereo Mix’ option, then right click on empty space and check in ‘Show Disabled Devices’ option.
Step 4: Close sound window and open Skype.
Step 5: Click on Tools option from the menu.
Step 6: Select Options.
Step 7: Go to Audio Settings.
Step 8: Click on the drop-down option and select Stereo Mix from Audio settings.
Step 9: Then click Save button.
That’s all. Now you can share your computer device’s audio on Skype.
If Stereo Mix Is Messing
If you don’t get any option named Stereo Mix, then you should follow this process on your computer device.
Step 1: Open your web browser and go to Realtek Download page.
Step 2: Click on High Definition Audio Codecs (Software) option.
Step 3: Check in I accept to the above option and click on Next button.
Step 4: Now, if your computing device is 32 bits, then click on first ‘Global’ option. Or if your computer is 64 bit, then click on second ‘Global’ option.
Step 5: Download and install the driver. Then restart your computer
Now you should get the Stereo Mix option. If you still couldn’t find the Stereo Mix, then your sound card might not support it. However, don’t lose hope, keep trying.
The Bottom Line
Hope, you have got everything about how to share audio on Skype. It’s a sensitive topic and you should follow every step with care on your computer. If you have any kind of sound issues on your computer device, then it’s better to update your sound driver.