Discord screen share not working | Solved

Are you a gamer, a streamer, or hosting a meeting over Discord platform? Then most probably, there are chances that you must have encountered screen sharing working. In that case, don’t worry because by the end of this article, you will be able to get rid of this frustrating problem.

Disclaimer: “GeekyBytes Team does not hold any responsibility for your system crashing or corrupted files due to our solution”.

Some tried and tested solutions to the problem

1. Adding the game to Discord

  • Open Discord.
  • Choose the Settings from Discord’s window.
  • Click Game Activity from the left of the application.
  • Select the Add it option.
  • Click the Select box.
  • Choose the Add game button.
  • Turn the game overlay toggle after that.

2. Deleting the cache folder

Cache can lead to corrupted files and discord screen sharing problems.

  • First of all, close all the Discord processes.
  • Press Windows Key + R at the same time.
  • This will open the Run dialog box.
  • Type %appdata% in that same box and press ok.
  • Now, navigate to the “Discord” file and right-click to delete.

Re-launch the application to test if the issue is resolved.

3. Running the game as an administrator

Try running the game as an administrator because it may have not been able to get full advantage of the system resources.

  • To do it, just right-click the application.
  • Click the run as administrator.

4. Turning off latest technology option

  • First open the Discord application.
  • After that, move to settings.
  • Move to the Voice & Video tab.
  • Turn off Use our latest technology to capture your screen button.

5. Turning hardware acceleration off

  • Open Discord application.
  • Move to Settings.
  • Choose the Appearance tab from the left panel.
  • Turn Hardware Acceleration

Final Words

If none of the above methods tend to work, uninstall the Discord application by-

  • Locating the control panel.
  • Opening the Programs & Features.
  • Uninstalling Discord by clicking on the Uninstall option.

Still, have questions? Comment down below.