How to fix HDMI audio from laptop to TV: Windows 11,10,8,7

How to fix HDMI audio from laptop to TV: Windows 11,10,8,7

If you encounter sound issues while watching the TV with your PC connected via HDMI cable, don't worry, you can fix it in a few simple steps. Read on to discover the way you can fix it.

Before, make sure your HDMI cable is connected to both your computer and your output device.

How to select the HDMI sound output as the audio device?

Windows 11

  • Click on the volume icon on the taskbar at the bottom right of the screen.
  • Click on the arrow next to the volume slider, and it will display all the available output devices.
  • Select the correct device.

Windows 10/8/7

  • On your computer, go to Control Panel and click on Sound, and select the Playback tab.
  • In a new window, select Speaker/Headphone and choose Set Default.
  • Next, select the output device from the list and choose Set Default.

How to run the audio troubleshooter?

Windows 11

  • Click on the Windows icon on the taskbar and open the Settings menu.
  • On the system list, select Troubleshoot > Other troubleshooters.
  • Find the Playing Audio and click on Run.
  • Try to restart your computer.

Windows 10/8/7

  • Go to Control Panel > Troubleshooting > Troubleshoot Audio Playback.
  • Perform the audio check.
  • Try to restart your computer.
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