Bluetooth Headphones are Connected but there is no sound in Windows 11 and 10

In this article, I’ll show you how to fix headphones or a headset connected, but you are not getting output sound. Let’s see how to fix this.

Step 1: Attachment and Initial Setup

  • Connecting Headphones: Here, I’m going to attach my headphones to my laptop.
  • Pop-up Dialog Box: After attaching the headphones, you will get a pop-up dialog box here to select the headphones, how you want to use them, like as a mic or a microphone or headset. Select here.

Step 2: Sound Settings

  • No Pop-up Message: If you don’t get the pop-up message here, then right-click on your speaker icon, then click on Sound Setting.
  • Select Output Devices: Here it will show the output devices. Simply select the headphone. In the output, simply select the headphone. Now the sound will play in your headphone. This is a simple and basic method.

Step 3: Choosing Output Sound

  • Selecting Headphone/Headset: Choose the headphone or headset to output sound.
  • Troubleshooting: If there’s a problem, here, go down and select more sound settings, click on it, and then in the playback, you will see your connected headphone.

Setting the Sound Level

  • Adjusting Level: Just double-click on it and then go to Level. Here, set the level. If you are getting low sound or no sound, then increase the level.
  • Advanced Settings: After this, go to advanced, and here, check all these marks, okay?
Channel SelectionSelect the two-channel, 24-bit, 48,000 Hertz.
ConfirmationClick OK.

Method 2: Using System Settings

  • Alternate Method: If it doesn’t work, then the third option is to go to start, go to setting, and then click on System and select troubleshoot.
  • Troubleshooting Steps: Go to other troubleshoots and click on playing audio. Run the troubleshoot. Here, select your device. I am using headphones, so here, select the headphone. Click Next. If you have any problem with the playing audio, this will automatically fix your problem.

Method 3: Device Manager

  • Accessing Device Manager: If it doesn’t work, then the next option is to right-click on this PC. Here, click on Show more options, click Manage, then Device Manager, and then expand the audio input and output.
  • Enabling/Disabling Devices:
    • Right-click on your headphone or your headset. Click on Disable. Click Yes.
    • Go to Action, click on Scan for hardware changes.
    • Again, go to audio input and output, select your headphone, right-click on it and click on Enable Devices.

Final Steps

That’s it. After this, reboot your PC and connect your headphone and try to use it. Hopefully, this will fix your problem. Let me know in the comments which option or which method fixed your problem.


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