Sound issues on Lenovo laptop [FIXED BY EXPERTS]

Milan Stanojevic
by Milan Stanojevic
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Users have reported having sound issues with Lenovo laptops. This can be an extremely frustrating issue, as you can’t play any sort of audio files on your Lenovo PC.

The reasons that can cause this sort of issue can be extremely varied, ranging from issues with your physical sound card, to missing drivers installed on your PC.

However, there’s a way to fix these problems, and today we’re going to show you how.

What to do if sound on Lenovo laptop isn’t working?

1. Check if your sound settings are right

  1. Right-click the sound icon found in the Windows 10 taskbar, and select ‘Open sound settings’.sound settings in taskbar - fix sound lenovo laptops
  2. Inside the Sound Settings window, make sure that in the section ‘Choose your output device’ the appropriate device is selected.
  3. Make sure the volume is not set to Mute.sound output device and volume - fix sound lenovo laptop
  4. Scroll down and select ‘App volume and device preferences’.
  5. Inside that screen make sure that the apps you’re using to listen to music are not muted, and that the output and input options are chosen properly.sound volume for apps - fix sound lenovo laptops
  6. Try to play sound again. If this didn’t fix your issue, please follow the next method.

2. Uninstall the sound driver from Device Manager

  1. Press ‘Win+X’ keys on your keyboard -> select Device Manager.
  2. Click on the ‘Sound, video and game controllers’ option -> right-click on the audio device -> select Uninstall.uninstalling audio device - fix sound lenovo laptops
  3. Restart your PC. After the restart process is completed, Windows will attempt to reinstall the driver.
  4. If this method didn’t solve your issue, please follow the next method.

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3. Update the audio driver in Device Manager

  1. Press ‘Win+X’ keys on your keyboard -> select Device Manager.
  2. Click on the ‘Sound, video and game controllers’ option -> right-click on the audio device -> select ‘Update driver software’.updating audio device - fix sound lenovo laptops
  3. Select the option ‘Search automatically for updated driver software’.search automatically driver - fix sound lenovo laptops
  4. Restart your PC.

4. Change properties of your audio device

  1. Right-click the sound icon found in the Windows 10 taskbar, and select ‘Sounds’.sounds option taskbar - fix sound lenovo laptops
  2. Select the Playback tab -> select your speakers (Default) -> click Properties.sound playback properties - fix sound lenovo laptops
  3. In the Advanced tab -> select the drop-down list and choose all the options one by one -> click the ‘Test’ button after each change to see if it works.default format sound - fix sound lenovo laptops
  4. If this method didn’t solve your problem, try the next method.

5. Restart Audio Services

  1. Press the ‘Win+R’ keys -> type ‘services.msc’ (no quotes) -> hit Enter.services.msc - fix sound lenovo laptops
  2. Find Windows Audio in the list -> double click it -> set Startup type to Automatic -> press ‘Stop’ -> press ‘Start’.
  3. Click Apply and check to see if the issue is solved.windows audio properties - fix sound lenovo laptops

In this article, we explored the best troubleshooting methods available to fix sound issues on Lenovo laptops. We hope this guide helped you solve your sound problems.

Please let us know if this guide helped you by using the comment section below.

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