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Eliminating White Noise in Discord: A Step-by-Step Guide

Apr 5, 2024

Are you tired of hearing that annoying white noise Are you tired of hearing that annoying white noise Are you tired of hearing that annoying white noise during your Discord conversations??? This frequently occurring issue can put a damper on the audio quality of your calls and make communication in Discord less enjoyable. But worry not! In this article, we will discuss several methods to help you eliminate white noise in Discord, so that your conversations remain crystal clear.

Method 1: Adjust Input Sensitivity

A primary cause of white noise in Discord could be due to sensitivity settings on your microphone. To adjust input sensitivity, follow these steps:

  1. Launch the Discord app and navigate to the settings (gear icon) on the lower left corner.

  2. In 'App Settings,' click on 'Voice & Video.'

  3. Look for 'Input Sensitivity' and toggle off the 'Automatically Determine Input Sensitivity' option.

  4. You'll now see a sensitivity slider. Adjust it until the green bar does not light up when you're not speaking (but still lights up when you do speak). This eliminates the microphone picking up background noise.

Method 2: Use Discord's Noise Suppression Feature

Discord has introduced a built-in noise suppression feature, powered by, that can help reduce white noise in your calls. Activate it by following these steps:

  1. Open the Discord app and click on the settings (gear icon) at the lower-left corner.

  2. Click 'Voice & Video' under 'App Settings.'

  3. Scroll down to 'Noise Suppression' and toggle it on.

Method 3: Use a Third-Party Noise Cancellation Software

If the above methods do not work, consider trying third-party noise cancellation software like RTX Voice, NoiseGator, or Noise Blocker. They can help in eliminating both background noise and white noise in your Discord calls.

Method 4: Check Your Equipment

Sometimes, hardware issues can cause white noise in your Discord calls. Check these components to ensure you have the best settings and device configurations:

  1. Microphone: Test different microphones (if available) to find one with better noise-cancellation capabilities.

  2. Headset: Ensure the headset is plugged in properly and has efficient noise cancellation features.

  3. Cable connections: Inspect your cables for wear and tear and replace them if necessary.

Method 5: Update Sound Drivers

Keeping your computer's sound card drivers updated can help eliminate white noise in Discord calls. To update the sound drivers, follow these steps:

  1. Open 'Device Manager' on your PC.

  2. Click on 'Sound, video and game controllers.'

  3. Right-click on your sound card/device and choose 'Update Driver.'

By following this guide, you should be able to get rid of that irritating white noise in Discord and keep your conversations crystal clear. Happy chatting!

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