Windows 10: My headphone don't show up in Playback or Recording devices.

Discus and support My headphone don't show up in Playback or Recording devices. in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; So I have had this headset for a while now and I have had no problems with it. Then I realized my microphone isn't working. So I looked up all over... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by CaraC527, Mar 18, 2020.

  1. CaraC527 Win User

    My headphone don't show up in Playback or Recording devices.


    So I have had this headset for a while now and I have had no problems with it. Then I realized my microphone isn't working. So I looked up all over google and youtube of how to set up a microphone so I was doing that but everything was saying go into Playback Devices and your headphones should be there but they aren't. I even right-click to show Disabled Devices but my headphones still don't work. I can hear perfectly I just don't think the microphone is working because I also have a control panel on the wire of my headset to turn on and off my mic and to turn it up and down but that doesn't work. So I think the laptop is only taking my headphones as a listening device and not a vocal device.​

    :)
     
    CaraC527, Mar 18, 2020
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  2. Headphones and Speakers not showing up in playback devices

    Hi Jonathan,

    To help us identify the cause of the issue and then find the proper resolution for it, please tell us if you made any significant hardware or software changes on your laptop prior to this issue. Also, can you provide us the steps you have already taken to
    try to resolve the issue? In the meantime, follow these steps on how you can enable your playback devices:

    • Right-click on the speaker icon on the taskbar and select Sounds.
    • Under the Playback tab, right-click on the default speakers and select
      Show Disabled Devices and Show Disconnected Devices. Your headphones or speakers should now appear here.
    • Right-click the headphones or speakers and select Enable.

    Keep us updated with the results.
     
    Aileen Alf, Mar 18, 2020
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  3. Headphones are showing in as mic in recording devices.?

    Hi,



    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    We understand how you feel about the situation. We're sorry for the trouble.

    I would suggest you to set headphones as default device and check, if it works.


    • Right click on the volume icon in the system tray and then click "Recording devices"

    • Right click on the blank space in the popped up window and then select "Show Disabled Devices" and "Show Disconnected Devices".

    • Right click on headphones and then click "Enable".

    • Highlight the headphones and then choose "Set as Default Device".

    • Click Apply and OK.
    Also, I suggest you to install any pending updates on the pc to check, if that helps. Updates are additions to software that can help prevent or fix problems, improve how your computer works, or enhance your computing experience.

    Please feel free to contact us if you face any issues with Windows.

    Thank you.
     
    AntonyJose, Mar 18, 2020
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  4. My headphone don't show up in Playback or Recording devices.

    Headphones are showing in as mic in recording devices.?

    I don't have headphones options in recording or playback devices.
     
    Windows10xl, Mar 18, 2020
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My headphone don't show up in Playback or Recording devices.

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