How To Get Sound On Reddit
By Turning Off Mute
1. Say Goodbye to Silence: Unmute That Video!
Let’s tackle those NSFW videos first. They’re always muted when you start them on Reddit. But guess what? You can easily turn the sound on.
- Step-by-Step: Find a video on Reddit. Tap on it to play. Look at the bottom right corner of the video – see that mute button? Just tap it to unmute. And voilà, you’ll start hearing the sound. It’s like magic!
2. For iPhone Users: A Handy Setting to Change
Using Reddit on an iPhone? There’s a cool feature for you.
- Here’s How: Open Reddit and tap your profile icon in the top right corner. Then, hit ‘Settings’. Scroll down to ‘Advanced’ and find “Mute videos by default”. Toggle this off, and now your videos will play with sound automatically. No more silent surprises!
3. Desktop Users, You’re Up! Unmuting on PC
Watching videos on your computer? Here’s what to do.
- Quick Fix: Open a video on Reddit. You’ll see a mute button at the bottom right corner of the video. Just click it to bring in the sound. If it’s still quiet, check your computer’s volume settings. Sometimes the problem is just a low volume!
Frequently Asked Questions
Why are some of my Reddit videos playing without sound?
This usually happens because Reddit automatically mutes certain videos, especially those tagged as NSFW, to ensure they're appropriate for any viewing environment.
How do I unmute a video on Reddit?
Simply tap or click on the mute button located at the bottom right corner of the video while it's playing. This will enable the sound.
Is there a way to make Reddit videos always play with sound on my iPhone?
Yes! In the Reddit iOS app, go to your profile, tap 'Settings', scroll down to 'Advanced', and toggle off “Mute videos by default”. This will make videos play with sound by default.
Will changing the ‘Mute videos by default’ setting affect NSFW videos too?
Yes, changing this setting will affect all videos, including NSFW ones. They will start playing with sound unless you manually mute them.
What should I do if I unmute a video on Reddit but still can't hear anything?
Check your device's volume settings to ensure it's not on mute or too low. Sometimes the issue might be with your device and not the Reddit app.
Can I unmute videos on the Reddit website using a PC?
Absolutely! When you're on the Reddit website using a PC, just click on the mute button at the bottom right corner of the video to toggle sound on.