Now in public preview: Share computer audio on web

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Description

Users who share screen in Teams calls and meetings on web (in Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome) now have the option to share computer audio along with sharing screen.

 

Flighting status

Available to everyone in Public Preview channel

How to enable

Any user who can share screen in a Teams call/meeting on web platform (using Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome) can now share computer sound along with screenshare by going to:

  • Share tray in meeting/call > Screenshare > Desktop/Window > Select Entire Screen or Tab > Check Share system audio or Share tab audio option > Click on Share.

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Note 1: If you need information about enabling the public preview itself, see “Enable the public preview for Teams” below.

Note 2: To be able to use this feature, the sharer of the system audio has to be in Public Preview. Receivers of the system audio are not required to be in Public Preview.

 

Supported clients and platforms

Windows 10

macOS

iOS

Android

Linux

Google Chrome

Firefox

Safari

Microsoft Edge

Internet Explorer

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

Yes

 

This feature is available on the latest versions of Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome on all OS wherever they can be installed.

 

Known issues

None

Known limitations

This feature allows to share system audio only during screen sharing scenarios.

 

Enable your Teams client for the public preview 

 

  1. First, IT admins need to set an update policy that turns on Show preview features. Learn how at Public preview in Microsoft Teams - Microsoft Teams | Microsoft Docs.  
  2. Users then choose to join the public preview individually. Learn how at Get early access to new Teams features - Office Support (microsoft.com) 

Summary of public preview features

For a history of features in the Office and Teams public previews, see Release Notes Current Channel (Preview) - Office release notes | Microsoft Docs.

 

Send us your feedback 

Got feedback on features in the public preview or other areas of Teams? Let us know straight from Teams via Help Give feedback This is on the bottom left of the your client.

 

Thank you,

Preview Team, @Jan_Steberl 

Quality & Customer Obsession, Microsoft Teams

1 Reply
I just try on the test account in Public Preview, however "Share system audio" or "Share tab audio" option is missing on both Edge or Chrome.