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Sea of Thieves Discord audio not working: Quick Fix

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Sea of Thieves is an action-adventure game developed by Rare and published by Microsoft Studios, it was released in 2018. It is a popular multiplayer game that allows players to embark on a pirate adventure on the high seas. Some players have reported issues with the Sea of Thieves Discord audio not working.

In this article, we have discussed the possible causes of the Sea of Thieves Discord audio not working issue and a few fixes to help you resolve the issue.

What are the causes of the Sea of Thieves Discord audio not working issue?

Below we have mentioned the possible reasons that might be causing the Sea of Thieves Discord audio not working issue.

  • The headphone is not connected properly.
  • Wrong microphone settings.
  • Wrong audio settings.
  • Outdated audio driver.

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How to fix the issue?

Below we have explained a few fixes that might help you resolve the Sea of Thieves Discord audio not working issue.

Check the Headphone connection

Make sure that your headphones are connected properly to the device, you can also remove the headphone from the device and connect them again. To check whether the fault is with your headphone or not, you can plug them into another device and play something.

Allow microphone access to Sea of Thieves

It is possible that you are unable to use your microphone because the game does not have access to the microphone. Follow the steps below to allow access to the game.

Step 1: Press the Windows key on your keyboard and type Microphone Privacy Settings and then click on the Microphone Privacy Settings from the result.

Step 2: Make sure the toggle button under Allow apps to access your microphone is On. You can also check from the list below whether the Sea of Thieves have the access to your microphone or not.

Set the audio device to default

It is possible that the sound settings might have changed on your PC due to some other issues and that is why the system is unable to recognise the microphone, you can set your audio device as default which might solve this issue for you as many users have also claimed to resolve this issue after setting the audio device they are using as default on their PC. To know how to set the audio device as default follow the steps below.

Step 1: Open the Control panel on your PC and click on Hardware and Sound.

Step 2: On the next page, click on Sound.

Step 3: In the Sound options window, right-click on your audio device.

Step 4: In the dropdown menu, click on the Set as Default Device option.

Update the audio driver

You are encountering problems with the microphone because you might be using an outdated version of the audio driver. To know how to update the audio driver follow the steps below.

Step 1: Press the Windows key + X simultaneously and then in the dropdown menu click on Device Manager.

Step 2: Double-click on the Sound, video and game controller option to expand it.

Step 3: Right-click on the device you are using and then in the dropdown click on the Update driver option.

Step 4: In the Update drivers window, click on the search automatically for drivers option and the Windows will automatically start searching for updates of the driver and update it.

Restart Discord

The microphone in Discord might not be working because some app might be interfering with the Discord or it was unable to launch properly, restarting Discord can help you resolve audio issues. Try closing Discord and reopening it to see if this solves the problem.

Restart the device

Restarting your device is the best solution for any problem, and it also works most of the time in resolving the issues. If the errors are being caused by some minor bugs or glitches or interference by other apps on your device, then it might solve them.

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