Fix: Connection of HDMI Cable From Laptop to TV has no Sound in Windows 8, 10

If you have connected your laptop through a HDMI cable to the TV and your sound is not working don’t be alarmed because there are a few tips and tricks in Windows 8 and Windows 10 that you can do in order to fix the sound and watch your movie on a normal TV.
Fix issue sound not working from laptop to TV on a HDMI cable
A few of the reasons as why your sound is not working might be because the TV does not support audio output from a HDMI cable or because the drivers in Windows 8 or Windows 10 are not updated properly. Also by following the tutorials posted below you will quickly resolve your audio in Windows 8 or Windows 10 or perhaps find out why the sound is not working on a HDMI cable.

Tutorial for fixing the sound from the laptop to the TV on Windows 8 or Windows 10 if you are using a HDMI cable:

 

First method:

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  1. If you want your sound to work through a HDMI cable you will first have to adjust some settings in Windows 8 or Windows 10.
  2. Press and hold the button “Windows” and the button “X”.
  3. Left click or tap on the “Control Panel” feature you have on the screen.
  4. Now in the “Control Panel” window you will need to left click or tap on the “Hardware and Sound” feature.
  5. Under the topic “Sound” you will have to left click or tap on the “Manage audio devices”.
  6. You will have in front of you a “Sound” window.
  7. Left click or tap on the “Playback” tab situated in the upper side of the window.
  8. After you selected the “Playback” tab you will need to left click or tap on the “Digital Output Device (HDMI)” feature.
  9. After left clicking or tapping the feature above you will see a check mark next to it thus making this option as default for the Windows 8 or Windows 10 device.
  10. Now Left click on the “OK” button.
  11. Close the opened windows.
  12. Reboot the Windows 8 or Windows 10 device.
  13. Open the Windows 8 device and check to see if your sound is working on the HDMI cable .

Second method:

 

  1. Left click or tap on the “Desktop” feature in the start screen of the Windows 8 or Windows 10 system.
  2. After you selected your Desktop feature you need to press and hold on the button “Windows” and on the button “X”.
  3. Left click or tap on the “Device Manager” feature.
  4. You will need to double click (left click) on the sound driver situated on the left side in the window.
  5. You will need to right click the sound device and left click on the “Update driver software” feature.
  6. You will get a window in which you need to left click or tap on the “OK” button.
  7. Reboot the Windows 8 or Windows 10 device.
  8. After the Windows 8 or Windows 10 reboots your device should have the latest drivers installed.
  9. Check now and see if your sound works through a HDMI cable to the TV.

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Third method:

If you’re TV or your laptop does not support a HDMI audio output then you will need to connect the laptop to a sound system directly in order to have the sound enabled and good to go on the TV.

After following these simple tutorials you should have your sound up and running in no time but if you still have questions about this issues please write us below in the comments section of the page.

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