Earbuds not working on laptop

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Hi. I have a Toshiba Qosmio laptop, Windows 10. Earbuds will not work. I spent over an hour using your suggestions. Under Manage Audio Devices, earphones are not listed. Just these 2 show up: Speakers and "Digital Audio (HDMI) not plugged in." but I enabled it anyway. I do not have RealTek HD Audio Manager installed. Device Path is: HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_10EC&DEV_0269&SUBSYS_1179FC04&REV_1001\4&68B495B&0&0001. The driver is updated.
Thanks for any assistance you can give me.

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Hello, enter your laptop model number here on the Toshiba support centre so that you can find the relevant Bluetooth driver for your laptop.

Earbuds use bluetooth to connect to your laptop so will need these bluetooth drivers to be up to date.

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Did the above. I filtered by Drivers/Audio. 5 Realtek Drivers were listed, 2 nVidia's, and SRS Premium Sound 3D. I installed the latest version Realtek. Opened it and nothing related to bluetooth is there. I then decided to check my laptop's profile. Bluetooth is listed under Communications and other devices. However, under communications, it shows Bluetooth Device Status: unplugged. I bet that's the problem, isn't it?
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Ok, to sort the Bluetooth Device Status issue. Uninstall the bluetooth drivers that are on your laptop, and then reinstall them.

This should be the bluetooth driver for your Toshiba laptop. Your model might vary though (as I don't have this, I can't be more specific).

Doing that should fix that.

Let me know how you get on.
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Hi. Under Bluetooth in Device Manager, listed are: Bluetooth Device, Bluetooth USB Adapter, Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator. Then under System Device, listed is Bluetooth ACPI. Do I uninstall all of these?
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Hello, just uninstalling the Bluetooth Device should work, but if you are able to uninstall and reinstall the others, then it may be best to do this as well.

The uninstall and the install went smoothly but still no luck. I have decided to quit while I'm ahead. I'll just have to survive without this capability. Thanks so much for your patience.
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Thanks for keeping be informed, I'm sorry I wasn't able to help more!
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You should try mpow X3. I am personally using them.
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Right-click on the sound icon on the lower-right of your computer screen, then click Sounds. Click the Playback tab, unplug and then re-plug your headphone into the headphone jack to make sure Headphones (or Speakers/Headphones, same as below) is checked, then click OK.
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You may please follow the David Webb method.

If you have any problem of output sound then you may try this simple trick,
Rub your headphone jack with foil paper then try.