How to Put Discord on Speaker?

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Written by: Alex Popa


How to Put Discord on Speaker?

Do you want to put Discord on speaker when you call someone, and you don’t know how? This article will explain how to do that on a computer and mobile device.

To put Discord on speaker on a mobile, you only need to tap on the volume icon while on a call and select “Speaker.”

As for Discord on the computer, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the Gear icon
  2. Go to “Voice & Video
  3. Click on “Output Device
  4. Select your speaker system

That’s all you have to do. If you need a step-by-step guide on how to put Discord on Speaker, keep reading!

For Discord on a Computer

1. Click on the Gear icon

Click on the Gear icon
Click on the Gear icon

To put Discord on speakers on a computer, you must open the Discord settings first. To do that, click on the Gear icon in the lower-left corner of the Discord window.

Once you do that, continue with the guide!

2. Select “Video & Audio

Select "Video & Audio"
Select “Video & Audio

After you select the Gear icon, you’ll be taken to the Discord settings, and you’ll see a large window with a menu on the left side.

Scroll through the options on the left-hand side panel until you see the “APP SETTINGS” menu. Under it, look for the “Voice & Video” option and select it.

That’s where you need to go to put Discord on speakers.

3. Click on “Output Device.”

Click on "Output Device"
Click on “Output Device

Did you click on “Video & Audio“. Then, you should have arrived on this page. At the top, you’ll see the “Voice Settings” heading.

Under it, you’ll see two menus – “INPUT DEVICE” and “OUTPUT DEVICE“.

Click on the dropdown menu under the “OUTPUT DEVICE” menu and continue with the last step below!

4. Select “Speakers

Select "Speakers"
Select “Speakers

Once you click “OUTPUT DEVICE“, the dropdown menu will open, and you’ll see several options. These are your audio output devices, things like your speakers and headphones.

Select your speaker system, and you’re done. You don’t need to save the changes because Discord saves them automatically.

Now, whenever you get into a Discord call, you’ll hear your friend’s voices from your speakers by default. If you want to change the output system on the fly, get into a call with your friends and click on the microphone icon.

Click on the microphone icon when you're in a call
Click on the microphone icon when you’re on a call

The Microphone icon allows you to select your preferred input and output device on the fly. Once you make any changes, they’ll take effect immediately.

Select your preferred output device
Select your preferred output device

Once you click on the Microphone icon, select another output device if you want to change between your headphones and speakers.

For Discord on Mobile

1. Tap on the Volume icon

Tap on the Volume icon
Tap on the Volume icon

Once you’re on a call with someone on Discord on your mobile device, you can change the output device by selecting the Volume icon at the bottom of the screen.

2. Select “Speaker

Select "Speaker"
Select “Speaker

The Speaker system should be selected by default when you call someone on Discord on a mobile device, but if you want to change to earphones, this is how you do it.

Select “Speaker” and the sound will automatically come from your phone speakers.


In short, if you want to put your Discord on speaker, here’s how you do it on a computer:

  • Click on the Gear icon
  • Go to “Voice & Video
  • Click on “Output Device
  • Select your speaker system

To change between speakers and another output device like your headphones, click the Microphone button when you’re on a call. The icon is at the bottom of the Discord window.

Select another output device, and Discord will automatically make the change. As for Discord on mobile can change output devices when you’re on a call through the Volume button.

Leave a comment below if you have any questions, and I’ll try to help you!

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Alex Popa

My name is Alex and I have a knack for social media in all its shapes and forms. I’ve dealt with such things for quite some time and I noticed that many people have issues with social media and technicalities.

Unforeseen errors, bugs, and other problems make their use of social media problematic. These things will be discussed amply in the guides on Whizcase.

I'll present the facts as they are, and offer quick and easy solutions for them.

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