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3.9 – Bidirectional audio redirection (RDP)

Audio redirection must be enabled in the RDP server first.

For microphone redirection, Chrome 53, Edge 12, Firefox 36, Safari 11 and secure context (HTTPS) are required.

playSound=0 to bring remote sound to local.
audioRecord=on to enable microphone redirection.

Settings for microphone in RDSH:


Group policy:
The path to the group policy is the following:
Computer Configuration / Administrative Templates / Windows Components / Remote Desktop Services / Remote Desktop Sesssion Host / Device and Resource Redirection


Please also make sure you “Allow apps to access your microphone” if you are connecting to Windows 10 or 2019:

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GPO Path:
Computer Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\App Privacy

Let Windows apps access the microphone