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Keyboard shortcut to Mute and Unmute Discord Mic in browser

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Discord has become a staple for gamers, remote workers, and various online communities due to its robust voice, video, and text communication capabilities. One of the essential features for users in voice channels is the ability to mute and unmute the microphone quickly. This functionality is critical during meetings, gaming sessions, or any situation where managing audio input swiftly can enhance the experience.

This article explores the keyboard shortcuts available for muting and unmuting your Discord mic when using a web browser. You can watch the video below or continue reading the article.

Also read: How to Mute Mic with Keyboard Shortcut?

Mute and unmute Discord Mic in a browser

The good news is there’s a handy keyboard shortcut to mute and unmute your microphone directly within the Discord browser version. Here’s how to use it:

Step 1: Go to the Discord website and log in to your account.

Step 2: Join a voice channel or start a call. However, it isn’t necessary to be in a call for the keyboard shortcut to work, as it can mute and unmute your mic regardless of whether you are on a call or not.

Step 3: Press the Ctrl + Shift + M keys simultaneously to mute your Discord mic in a browser. If you wish to unmute the Discord, use the same keyboard shortcut.

Step 4: Once you use the keyboard shortcut, you will see that the Microphone icon beside your username will turn red with a slash over it. It means your Discrd mic has been muted. Using the keyboard shortcut again will unmute the mic, and the icon will turn normal.

With this keyboard shortcut, you can seamlessly mute and unmute your microphone in Discord’s browser version, keeping your communication smooth and efficient.

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Akash Singh

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