HOW TO

How to Enable Stereo Mix for broadcasting local audio

Issue

Objective

  • Enable Stereo Mix to allow audio from a local audio/video file to play through the GoTo broadcast (normally blocked intentionally)

Environment

  • GoToMeeting
  • GoToWebinar
  • GoToTraining

Procedure

While we intentionally block desktop sounds from interrupting a GoTo broadcast, some Windows users may be able to change their local audio preferences in order to allow sounds to stream live:

  1. Right Click your speaker icon in your system tray
  2. Select recording devices
  3. Right click anywhere in list of devices shown
  4. Select Show disabled devices
  5. Locate Stereo mix
  6. Right click stereo mix and select Enable
  7. Click Apply
  8. Click OK

Answer

Cause

Resolution

Additional Information

Pleasee note that stereo mix is only available on some machines.