Getting sound from your computer to your TV can be tricky without the right cables and settings. This guide will help you get it set up.
There could be a few reasons for this. The settings on your computer could be wrong, or the cable you're using might not support sound. Here's what you'll need to check.
There are lots different cables that you can use to connect your computer to your TV, but only a few of them support both video, and audio. Make sure the cable you're using is able to send sound to a TV.
Once you've connected your computer to your TV with one of the connections we've mentioned, you'll need to check that the settings on the computer are right.
Click into the search box, and type 'Sound', then click Sound.
On the 'Playback' tab, look for the option that matches the type of cable and connectors you're using (if you're using a 3.5mm cable, you might need to choose the 'headphones' option).
Click on the correct output, then click Set Default.
Click Apply at the bottom, and click OK to close the box.
Sound should now play from your TV.
Open System Preferences.
On the 'Output' tab, click the device you want to send sound to. If you're using an HDMI cable, you should see the model of your TV, or you'll see 'headphone jack' if you're using a 3.5mm cable.
Sound should now play from the TV.
Hopefully that sorted out the problem, but if you need any extra help, you can get in touch with a Team Knowhow Expert here.
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