I decided to test some diodes that I have, using a multimeter to measure their forward bias voltage. I set my multimeter to voltage test and connected the diode across:
I tested a bunch of different diodes, both germanium and silicone type, so I expected to see voltages around 0.2 - 0.7V. However, all diodes showed 0V!
I tried reversing the polarity of the diodes, as well switching multimeters. Always my measurement came out as 0V. So am I making some kind of mistake in measuring diodes, or are both of my multimeters/all diodes broken?