How to Play YouTube Video or Share Audio Content on Microsoft Teams Meeting

If you are using Microsoft Teams for meeting purpose there will be a situation where you need to play some video files from your PC or a video from the popular streaming platform like YouTube. 

But when you start sharing your screen and play the video files, you will see your colleague or friends complaining about not hearing the audio for the video you are playing. 

When you share your screen Microsoft Teams doesn’t automatically share your PC audio also you have to manually turn it on every time you start sharing your screen or whenever is needed. 

So, in this blog I will tell you How to include your PC audio in Microsoft Teams during the meeting or video conferencing.

How to share a audio content during Microsoft Teams meeting

I assume you started the Meeting and when you click the Share button in the button on the screen you will get the choice to share the respective screen.

Little topper to the desktop, you will find a slider button as Include computer sound press that button and start playing the video file or audio content. Now your colleague or friends can hear the sound of the video you are playing.

That’s it enjoy.


What is Microsoft Teams?

Microsoft Teams communication platform developed by Microsoft as a part of Microsoft 365 product family. Microsoft Teams is considered as a one of the best collaboration tools for Chat, Meeting, Video conferencing, Screen sharing, File sharing, etc. Microsoft released Teams as a direct competitor for Slack in 2017.

Microsoft Teams Meeting

Meetings in Microsoft Teams include audio, video, and screen sharing. To join the Microsoft meeting you don’t need to be a member of an organization (or even have a Team account!) you can simply join the meeting with the invitation sent by your colleague or friend. 

Meetings can be scheduled or created ad-hoc and users visiting the channel will be able to see that a meeting is currently in progress. Teams also has a plugin for Microsoft Outlook to invite others into a Teams meeting. This supports thousands of users that can connect via a meeting link

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