Share system audio in Live Events
You can share system audio when you are sharing your desktop or an application in Teams meeting. And now you can also share system audio when you are sharing desktop in a Teams Live Event. You do it the same way as in a regular Teams meeting.
Share system audio
When you are a presenter or producer in a Live Event share your desktop or an application by selecting Share in the lower right corner.
Tick the checkbox for Share system audio and then select a Desktop or a Window to share.
If your sound setting in Windows uses another audio device than you have selected in Teams as your audio device you will get an warning and you have to change this. Windows speaker device and Teams audio device have to be the same. Read more here.
Your content will not be broadcasted until a producer selects the shared content and select Send Live to broadcast it.
If you want to stop sharing your system audio when presenting move your mouse to the upper part of your screen to see the sharing control. You should be able to stop sharing system audio.
If you forgot to start sharing system audio when you started to share your desktop or application you can use the same button to start sharing system audio.
Share system audio from Teams for Mac
If you are running Teams on a Mac it is not possible to share system audio when sharing desktop. But in this uservoice request Microsfot updated that it is expected to be released “this quarter”, posted April 11. Unclear if this will only allow sharing system audio in Teams meeting or if it will include share system audio in Live Events.
Microsoft Office Apps & Services MVP | Consultant work at UClarity, based in Göteborg, Sweden. Been working with Exchange, LCS, OCS, Lync, Skype, Teams and related stuff for a while. Mostly writing tips and news after getting questions from customers.