This wikiHow will teach you how to share music or other audio from your computer in a Zoom meeting using the desktop client for Mac and Windows. You can’t use the mobile app to share audio this way. If you’re trying to share a video that contains audio, refer to How to Play a Video in a Zoom Meeting instead.


  1. Host or join a Zoom meeting. If you need help to join a meeting that’s already in progress, refer to How to Join a Zoom Meeting on PC or Mac.
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    • To host the meeting, open the desktop client, log in, and click New Meeting.
    • This will only work with the Mac or Windows Zoom desktop client and not while the host has multiple screen sharing enabled.
  2. Click . It’s a green button centered at the bottom of the application window.
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  3. Click the tab. You’ll see it near the top of the pop-up window between Basic and Files.
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  4. Click . It’s in the tile with the speaker icon. Click the question mark in the lower right corner of the tile to read more about what this option does.
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  5. Click . Once you click Share, all the participants in your Zoom meeting will hear your computer sounds.
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    • For example, if you open the Spotify app and play a song, everyone will hear what you’re playing without seeing your screen, but they will still hear the sound picked up by your microphone.[1]
    • Click the red Stop Sharing button at the top of your screen to stop sharing your computer sound.[2]


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