Laptop to TV connection HDMI No Audio Fixed
After connecting your laptop to TV if the audio doesnt play from your TV, you have to check the settings on your computer and tv. Read on to fix the playing of audio on laptop instead of television. Before troubleshooting check if you have done steps mentioned in Connecting laptop to TV using HDMI
Does HDMI support Audio?
HDMI is designed to support both audio and video. So that is a YES. Only 1 cable is required to play media on your TV.
How to fix audio playback on TV?
HDMI configuring audio output on WindowsThe audio device which plays the sound can be chosen in windows by choosing the appropriate audio output device. Follow the steps given below to change your audio output device to TV so that the sound plays on your TV instead of laptop.
Open Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Sound, and you see a screen as shown below:
- Now Right click on your TV and select set as default device. Now your sound should start playing.
But whether audio is played on the target TV is dependent on the TV model, Some TV's might need some conifguration for the sound to play from it, otherwise the sound plays from the Laptop. So go over your TV menu to see if there is anything related. Check for common problems like muted laptop or muted TV and check all volumes.
If still audio plays on laptop get an audio cable and connect your laptop audio to TV audio in.
HDMI cable connected, but TV not recognized
Check for loose HDMI connections.
Check if your video card driver is installed and working correctly.
Still if HDMI connection does not work, get your hardware checked up. The cable laptop or TV might have an issue.
HDMI: Blank screen on TV
Make sure your laptop display settings is configured to use your second screen either in extended mode or in the cloned mode. Try pressing the windows+P shortcut on windows and check your display settings as shown below.
Click on Detect button to see if the newly connected HDMI monitors and TVs are recognized by windows.
Don't have an HDMI port?
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