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Are you feeling frustrated by the lack of sound on Reddit videos?

You’re not alone.

Reddit is a popular platform where people share their content, participate in various discussions, and join communities.

However, although it’s super popular, it has various issues.

And one of the most common issues of Reddit is no sound on videos.

If you’re also facing this issue, you don’t have to worry.

In this post, we’ll show you how to get sound on Reddit by following proven methods that work like a charm.

Keep reading to know more!

Why is There No Sound on Reddit?

You’re not getting sound on Reddit videos could be for multiple reasons.

One of the funniest yet most common reason is the videos itself doesn’t have any sound on them.

Yes, that’s a fact.

You’re going to see a lot of videos on Reddit that don’t have any sound.

So if you’re watching one of those videos, simply just watch something else.

Another reason for no sound on Reddit videos could be some issues with your system’s sound preference.

If your device is muted or if you’ve accidentally turned down the volume, you won’t be able to hear any sound on the Reddit videos.

On top of that, Reddit also automatically mutes videos that contain adult content or if the video has been marked as NSFW.

How to Get Sound on Reddit (Computer)

There are a couple of ways you can try out to get sound on Reddit videos.

We don’t have any idea which method would work for you. So it’s better you should try all the methods to see which works best for you.

Now, let’s have a look at those methods.

#1 Enable Sound on The Reddit Video

Most of the time, when you start watching videos on Reddit, it will be muted automatically.

But you can always enable the sound and disable the sound whenever you want, just like you can do it on other platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.

To enable sound on Reddit videos, follow the steps below:

Step 1. Head over to Reddit and open any video you would like to watch.

Step 2. Now click on the “Speaker Icon” in the bottom right corner of the video screen.

How to get sound on reddit

And that’s it.

Now you can hear the audio clearly on any Reddit videos.

But make sure it doesn’t have any adult content or has been marked as NSFW.

#2 Check Device Volume Settings

Even after doing this, if you still can’t hear any sound on the Reddit videos, you can try out another method.

You can check the sound settings of your device to make sure your device is not causing any issues.

If your device is muted or the volume is totally down, you won’t be able to hear any sound on Reddit videos.

To check this, click on the “Mute button” on your keyword to see if your device is muted.

If your device is not muted, you can even try turning the volume up and down to ensure everything is perfect on your device.

#3 Check if Sound is Disabled For Reddit on Your Browser Settings

You can also check if Reddit doesn’t have sound permission on your browser.

To do that, follow the instructions below:

Step 1. Open Reddit on your browser and click on the “Lock” icon right beside the address bar.

Step 2. Now, check if the toggle is turned off beside the “Sound” option.

Step 3. If it’s turned off, toggle the button again to allow Reddit to use your device’s sound system.

Enable sound on reddit

How to Get Sound on Reddit App (Mobile)

If you’re not getting sound while watching videos on the Reddit app, you can try out the fixes given below to enable sound on Reddit App.

#1 Enable Sound on The Video

Just like we’ve explained earlier in this post how you can enable sound on Reddit videos on the Reddit website, you can do the same on the Reddit app as well.

To enable sound on the Reddit app, follow the steps below:

Step 1. Open the Reddit app on your mobile device and select any videos that you would like to watch, but it doesn’t have any sound.

Step 2. Now, click on the “Sound Icon” in the bottom right corner of the video screen.

How to get sound on reddit mobile

And that’s it.

Now you should be able to hear sound on every Reddit video.

However, you can always again disable the sound just by clicking on that icon.

#2 Check Device Volume

Check if your mobile device volume is down.

You can use the volume button beside your smartphone to see if your volume is perfect.

Alternatively, you can even head over to the setting section of your smartphone to see if the volume for media isn’t turned down.

If it’s turned down, try increasing the volume, and it should instantly solve the issue.

#3 Disable Quite Mode on Reddit

To disable quiet mode on Reddit, follow the easy steps below:

Step 1. Head over to the settings section on the Reddit app.

Reddit settings

Step 2. Now, scroll down, and under the Advanced section, toggle the button right beside the option “Mute videos by default.

Mute videos by default on reddit

And the quiet mode will be disabled on your Reddit app.

Are All Reddit Videos Silent?

No, not all Reddit videos are silent.

In fact, most of the Reddit videos have sound.

However, if any video contains adult content or the video has been marked as NSFW, that particular video won’t have any sound as per Reddit’s community guidelines.

Conclusion

Hopefully, now you have a clear understanding of how to get sound on Reddit.

It’s not rocket science, and you can easily enable sound on Reddit by following some easy methods we’ve shared in this post.

And all of these methods take less than a minute to perform.

If you’re still not getting sound on Reddit even after using the methods, you can try updating the Reddit app or clearing your browser cache.

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  • Jennifer Smith

    Jennifer Smith is a writer at Famoid.com specializing in social media and digital marketing. She likes to make complicated things easily understandable for everyone. Her writing expertise includes how-to guides, social media tips and tricks, and digital marketing. When she's not writing, she is either traveling in some part of the world or painting in her house. She has been writing for the past 7 years and has written dozens of blog posts and articles around various digital marketing and social media topics.

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