How to Repair “Can’t Hear Anyone on Discord” Problem on Windows 10 Computers

In this article, we’ll discuss different methods you can try if you can’t hear anyone in Discord. Discord is a VoIP application specifically designed for gamers. It is a great app for communicating not only with other gamers but also with other users. However, sometimes users cannot hear some or all of their interlocutors in Discord.

What causes “Can’t hear anyone in Discord”?

  • You are using the wrong output device
  • An outdated or improperly configured audio driver.
  • Incompatibility between your hardware and your current Discord subsystem.

How do I fix “Can’t hear anyone in Discord”?

Change the server region

  1. Click on the server to open the server settings.
  2. Click on “Browse”, then select the “Server Region” drop-down menu.
  3. Select a different region.
  4. Click the “Save Changes” option and check to see if the problem has been saved.

Changing the Discord volume using the volume mixer

  1. Press Windows + S, type Volume Mixer in the dialog box, and open the Settings app.
  2. All active applications on your computer are now displayed.
  3. Select Discord and turn up the volume to the limit.
  4. Save your changes and exit the program.
  5. Restart Discord and check if the problem is resolved.

Activate the Use Legacy Audio subsystem

  1. Open Discord
  2. Click on user settings (the gear icon). It should be to the right of your avatar.
  3. Click on Audio and Video.
  4. Scroll down and find the Use Legacy Audio Subsystem option.
  5. Activate the Use Legacy Audio Subsystem option.
  6. A new dialog box will appear. Click Ok to confirm.
  7. Close the settings by pressing Esc in the upper right corner.

Using Legacy Audio Output/Input

  1. Open Discord.
  2. Click on your user settings (the gear icon). This should be to the right of your avatar.
  3. Click on Audio and Video.
  4. At the top (right) you should see Output and Input.
  5. Click on the drop-down menu under those options and select the audio device you want.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Update/reboot Discord.
  2. Disable any third-party programs that allow you to edit your voice.
  3. Reset the language settings in your Discord user preferences.
  4. Check if your speakers/headphones/microphones are working.

On your desktop or browser, you can right-click on a user icon and change its volume using the volume slider in the menu. On a cell phone, if you are in a voice channel/voice call, you can click on the user icon and then directly change the volume setting.

  1. Check the status of the Discord server.
  2. Check your audio device settings.
  3. Check the connections.
  4. Set the default settings and then adjust them in the Windows settings.
  5. Check to see if you have muted/distracted audio.
  6. Check to see if you have muted the app in the sound settings.
  7. Update the application.
  8. Reboot your computer.