YouTube is the most popular video sharing platform on the internet.
You are also a YouTube user. Aren’t you?
But what happens when at the time surfing through videos you notice despite having everything right you are watching the video but hearing nothing.
It doesn’t feel alright. Does it?
No worries, in this blog you will get the idea how to Fix no sound on YouTube issue in 5 easy steps.
Basically there will be no sound on YouTube if you mute the video you are playing.
But, you might be wondering:
I didn’t mute the sound nor did I turned down my PC’s volume. Then, what is causing me this problem?
Well, there can be various reasons behind you hearing no sound on YouTube. Few of them are:
- Automatic change of settings
- Issues with the browser
- Unnecessary update of flash player
- Issues with sound card driver
To be very honest, these are the most common ones that most users face, so I am going to discuss all of them along with few others.
You keep patience and follow me to the next part for the solutions.
I know you are quite annoyed with the thing that you have been watching videos without sound for a while.
So, I will not waste much of your time.
One thing you need to keep in mind:
That is all the solutions are relevant but every one isn’t for you. Just try out the first one, if it solves then okay but if it doesn’t proceed forward and so on.
Let us jump right into the solutions.
Step-1: Get a browser update
If your browser is Google chrome, then:
1. Open Chrome and at the right most corner of your screen click on the three dots.
2. Now, click on Help and then again on About Google Chrome.
3. Now check for updates if your browser isn’t the latest.
4. Then, the browser will look for updates and get updated automatically.
If your browser is Microsoft edge, then:
Microsoft Edge usually gets updated with every windows update, so you don’t need any other specific method.
What you need to do is just get a windows update if possible, whenever you are facing this issue.
This is the most simple and easiest thing you can do to regain the sound on YouTube while watching the videos.
First thing you can do is:
Ensure that the speakers of your device aren’t muted or have a very low volume.
Other things you can do is:
Before trying other complicated options why not trust windows for a while.
Windows troubleshooter can solve the problem you are facing within a span of few minutes only if you try this option.
Here’s what you can do:
If none of the above methods works out for you, don’t panic.
You can try out this option, to solve the problem as an alternative.
What you have to do is:
Like you there a hell lot of other users who have faced this very problem.
Want to know the most common complaint from those users?
It is that with the latest flash player update being installed in their system they started to face this problem.
So, what’s the remedy?
Well there is if you uninstall those very updates.
Here’s how you can do it:
Question: Why no sound in YouTube occurs?
Answer: There can be various reasons but the most common ones are- changes in settings unintentionally, unwanted updated of flash player, issues with sound card drivers etc.
Question: Why there is no sound in YouTube in my browser?
Answer: There might be few bugs that might be causing you this problem, to solve this install the latest version of the browser you are using, like I have discussed in the blog.
Question: How can I fix no sound in YouTube?
Answer: To fix the issue no sound in YouTube, you can try out options like updating your browser, updating your sound card, check the volume settings, remove latest flash player updates etc.
Watching videos without sound that too in YouTube is a very ridiculous feeling to be very honest.
In this blog, I have mentioned all the easiest of the fixes that you can try yourself to solve the issue of not having sound.
If there is any confusion regarding any of the fixes, feel free to ask me in the comments.
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