Zoom: How to quiet speaker

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Article Type: Zoom: How to quiet speaker when in another phone call


  • First click on the microphone in lower left to mute your microphone.
  • In the Zoom session lower left corner of the Zoom window.  Click on the up arrow to the right of the microphone.

  • Then Click Audio Settings for the next screen.

  • Then under Speaker, choose from dropdown (something other then the current speaker which should be your headset) the "Speakers (Realtek(R) Audio)" is a good one to try.


  • Then slide the volume bar all the way to the left to mute the speaker.


  • Then reverse actions after the phone call is done and you want to totally rejoin the Zoom session.
  1. Choose your speaker from the dropdown (generally your headset)
  2. Close Settings window.
  3. Un-mute your microphone.


These are instructions to mute your speaker in Zoom while you take a phone call through your computer.

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