The Solution for Windows 10 Headphones Issue
After upgrading to Windows 10, you may encounter a frustrating issue where you are unable to hear any sound through your headphones. But don’t worry, in this article, we will guide you on how to resolve this problem effectively.
Set Headphones as Default Device
The first step is to check if the headphones are enabled on your computer and set as the default device. Right-click on the volume icon on the taskbar and choose “Open Sound Settings”. Then, click on “Manage sound devices” and check if the headphones are listed under the disabled list. If so, click on them and select “Enable”. Then, choose your output device and select your headphones from the list to make it the default output device.
Update Device Drivers
Another way to fix the headphones issue is to check the device drivers. Open Device Manager by typing it in the search box on the bottom right of your screen. Double-click on “Sound, video, and game controllers” and click on the driver name. Right-click on the selected driver and choose “Update driver”. Windows will automatically search for the latest version and install it. You can also toggle the driver on and off by clicking on “Disable driver” and enabling it after a few seconds. Additionally, you can click on “Properties” to roll back the driver to a previous version.
Check Default Format of the Headphones
In some cases, the default format of the headphones may cause the issue. Open the control panel window by typing “Control Panel” in the search box. Click on “Sound” and then navigate to the “Playback” tab. Select your headphones icon, which may be listed as speakers only. Click on “Properties” and go to the “Advanced” tab. Check the default format from the drop-down list and click on “Test”. After every change, select the format that allows you to hear sound and click on “Apply”.
Uninstall IDT Audio Driver
If the issue persists, it could be related to the IDT audio driver. Follow the steps below to uninstall it: type “Control Panel” in the search box, open the control panel window, click on “Programs and Features”, locate the IDT audio driver from the list of applications installed on your system and click on it. Then, click on “Uninstall” on the top and it will be removed. Restart your computer and check if your headphones are working properly now.
We hope this article helps you resolve the Windows 10 headphones issue. If you have any thoughts or questions, please let us know in the comment section below. Don’t forget to like, share, and subscribe to our channel for more helpful videos.
Do you face trouble while connecting to headphones on Windows 10? This might occur after you have shut down your PC and restart it the next day with error saying Windows 10 not detecting headphones. This might be due to some issue with your headphones but the chances are very low. Generally this happens when there are either issues with your audio driver or your system is not updated with the latest version.
If this is the case, you can fix this error by updating your PC to the latest OS version, or by restarting the PC. technically the error is due to faulty audio drivers. Check out this video to
Download Driver Updater from here:
know the best hacks to fix Windows 10 not detecting headphones. Try following hacks to ensure
you are connected with your PC through headphones:
– Check the Audio Jack.
– Check Volume controls.
– Update Audio Drivers.
Read more here:-
These problem solved in this video
– Windows 10 Not Detecting Headphones When Plugged In FIX
– How To Fix Windows 10 Headphones/Sound Issues
– Windows 10 not detecting headphones when plugged in fix
– Headphones Don’t Work On PC? – How To FIX Headphones Not Working on Windows 10
– Windows 10 Not Detecting Headphones When Plugged In FIX 
0:23 Set headphones as default device
0:49 Check audio driver for issues
1:27 Check the default format of the headphones
2:00 Check for issues with IDT audio device
Like this video? Check out our blog ( for more interesting How-to articles, troubleshooting guides, latest tech reviews & much more.
Follow Us on:
: Coming Home by LiQWYD & Dayfox
Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0
Free Download / Stream:
promoted by Audio Library
Subscribe to Tweak Library for more interesting tips, tricks, how-to videos & other troubleshooting guides! Stay Tuned!