How to Fix No Sound On YouTube (6 Best Methods)
We use YouTube every day to watch videos either from a computer or from a smartphone. Although YouTube is an ultimate source of distraction, it’s also a platform for video creators to showcase their creative talents.
Most of the time, the media streaming site works flawlessly, but there are times when users face issues while watching videos. Recently, many users have reported that they are unable to hear any sound on YouTube.
Watching videos without sound could be annoying, as, without sound, you could miss out on a considerable amount of content. So, if you are not able to hear any sound in YouTube videos, you could expect some help here.
6 Methods to Fix No Sound on YouTube Problem
In this article, we will share some of the best methods to fix YouTube video playback with no sound problem. Let’s check out the methods.
1. Unmute the video
If you are watching a video in mute mode on YouTube, all sound features will be disabled. So, before trying any other method, make sure that the video is not muted on YouTube.
Just open the YouTube video that you want to watch and click on the ‘Speaker‘ icon as shown in the screenshot above. This will unmute all videos on YouTube.
2. Unmute Site in Chrome Browser
The latest version of the Google Chrome browser allows you to mute separate tabs. So, if you have ever muted the YouTube website on Chrome, it will remain muted forever.
So, in this method, we would need to open the YouTube website and unmute the site. For that, open YouTube on Google Chrome and right-click on the tab. From the right-click menu, click on the ‘Unmute site’ option.
3. Update the Chrome Browser
Sometimes, sound problems in YouTube occurs when your browser is not updated to the latest version. So, if you are facing a sound problem while watching videos on YouTube, try updating your Chrome browser.
To update the Google Chrome browser, click on the three dots and navigate to the Help > About Google Chrome. This will automatically update the Google Chrome browser on your computer.
4. Clear Cache and Cookies
Just like outdated web browsers, outdated or corrupted cache files also create problems like no sound output on YouTube. So, in this method, you would need to clear your browser’s cache and cookies to fix the problem.
To clear Chrome’s cache and data, press the CTRL+SHIFT+Delete button. On the next page, select cookies and cached images and files and click on the ‘Clear data’ option.
5. Use Audio Troubleshooter
If all of the methods failed to fix no sound on the YouTube problem, then you need to check the connected speakers. You can run the Audio troubleshooter to troubleshoot sound problems on your machine. Follow, some of the simple steps given below to troubleshoot sound problems on Windows 10
Step 1. First of all, click on the Start button and select ‘Settings’.
Step 2. On the Settings page, click on the ‘Update & Security’ option.
Step 3. On the left pane, click on the ‘Troubleshoot‘ option.
Step 4. On the right, click on the ‘Additional troubleshooters’.
Step 5. On the next page, click on the ‘Playing audio’ option and then on the ‘Run the troubleshooter’
That’s it! You are done. Now audio troubleshooter will automatically scan and fix sound problems in Windows 10.
6. Try other methods to fix Sound problems
If the audio troubleshooter didn’t work for you, you need to try other methods to find and fix sound problems on Windows 10.
We have shared a detailed guide on fixing sound problems on Windows 10. You can implement the methods shared in that article to find and fix all sound problems on Windows 10.
So, this guide is all about how to fix the no sound on YouTube problem. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also. If you have any doubts related to this, let us know in the comment box below.