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YouTube Audio is Not Working: Fix

Here you will find out:

  • what to do if YouTube audio is not working?
  • how DiskInternals Partition Recovery can help you

Are you ready? Let's read!

With this article, the problem “YouTube volume not working” will turn out to be a mere trifle.

Let's Deal with it


Adjust Sound Preferences

First, check your device's volume settings. In addition, check that the speakers of your device are connected and of course the volume is set, perhaps it is set to minimum. In the speaker configuration settings of your device, also check the volume mixer slider, it is probably at the lowest possible value.

So, to get into the sound settings, right-click on the volume icon in the taskbar and select Open Sound settings. The built-in YouTube voice controller is available in the left corner of the player next to the pause button. Also check the speaker icon in the browser tab to see if it's disabled.

Look for Browser Updates

If your browser has not been updated to the latest version, you might face a “YouTube sound not working” problem. The update notification is in the upper right corner. If you don't find it there, you can play the video in another web browser to see if the problem is with your browser. If, nevertheless, the problem is related to the browser, it is worth reinstalling or resetting it.

Delete Cache

Sometimes it happens that the cache files, cookies, and temporary Internet files on the device can also lead to the “YouTube audio not working” error. Therefore, clean all cache files and temporary files with a dedicated tool like Disk Cleanup Tool.

Work with Drivers

If the previous methods didn't help you in any way, update your sound card driver.

You can find the latest updates on the official website of the sound card manufacturer - download them and install them one by one. After that, reboot the system, run the audio playback troubleshooter, and then check if the problem remains.

Turn Off Protection

Any Security software (antivirus solution) is designed to keep your computer safe. However, sometimes antivirus becomes the source of the problem, so to check this, you can disable any security software, at least temporarily. If this helps, then the antivirus is interfering with the sound output or the sound driver. Then removing it will solve your problem forever.

Don't worry, even after you uninstall a third-party antivirus solution, your PC is still safe as the reliable Windows Defender is built into the system.

Need to Roll back OS Update?

You can also roll back your system to the version of the system that does not have this error. However, keep in mind that some of the data saved later will definitely be deleted. So that this does not come as a surprise to you and you do not worry about the deleted data, download the DiskInternals Partition Recovery application. The application has a unique mechanism - a deep scan of each disk partition, while your damaged file system can be converted at the software level. Recovery is available in both the advertising version and the paid version, which gives you many privileges. For example, you can save the data found on other media, and you will be provided with highly qualified technical support 24 hours a day for the first year.

Here's how to use this DiskInternals Partition Recovery application:

After installing DiskInternals Partition Recovery on your computer, connect the desired disk to it, and then open the application. Run a simple and reliable Recovery Wizard. This will help you choose a wide variety of options, such as the correct drive and the right file formats to search for.

Next comes scanning: simple or deep, at the same stage you can select a separate reading mode. Thus, you can simply view the contents of the disc.

As soon as the results appear on your screen, launch the free preview and see for yourself the quality of the recovery, assure you, you will not be disappointed.

Further actions can be performed only after purchasing a license; namely data export and 24/7 technical support.

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