Windows 10: Win10 not playing audio through headphones when plugged in

  1.    04 Dec 2017 #1

    Win10 not playing audio through headphones when plugged in


    Alright, so the new update has apparently broken crap again, because why could Microsoft ever leave stuff that works alone?

    Here's the issue: when I plug in earbuds/headphones or unplug them from the audio jack, the OS no longer automatically switches the default audio device to properly play sounds. In other words, if I plug headphones in, sound will continue to play through the speakers, and if there was sound in my headphones, audio will not switch to playing from the computer's speakers when I unplug them. This means that I have to go into my sound options and manually change it so that sound will play through my headphones when I plug them in, or so that sound will play through the speakers when I unplug them. I missed several audio alerts because of this, so I am really not happy right now. Not sure if any Microsoft staff are on these forums or not, but I'm getting really sick of the updates constantly breaking everything.

    Anyway, if anyone knows of a way to fix this, I'd appreciate it.
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  2.    04 Dec 2017 #2

    There is an app called audioswitch that works Great. I use it. Welcome to The Forum BTW

    Release AudioSwitch v2.2.2 · sirWest/AudioSwitch · GitHub
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