Steps to fix Headphones not showing up in playback devices on Windows?


We all love to enjoy our favorite music, movie, or show on our laptops using our Headphones or speakers but many times it happens that the headphones not showing up Windows 10 and when such a thing happens it really annoys us. There might be some reason for this to happen, but firstly you should check whether your hardware is not suffering from any issues.

Some ways to fix the problem – 

  1. Audio Driver to be re – installed. 

  • Firstly, you have to go to the windows button to go to the Device Manager. 

  • In that section look for the Sound, video, and game controllers

  • Press the Audio driver option and then you have to uninstall it. 

  • And then reboot your device; it will automatically install a new audio driver and your issue of Speakers not showing up in playback devices Windows 10 will be solved. 

  1. Enable the Stereo Mix

  • For this, you are supposed to click on the Volume Icon which will be there in the Taskbar. 

  • In the taskbar, look for the sound option in there and then click on it once you find it. 

  • Now, you have to proceed to the Recording tab

  • Now, you have to check whether the View disabled devices and the other option to view disconnected devices are selected or not, if not select them. 

  • Lastly, you have to right-click and turn on the Stereo mix. 

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