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  1. Spatial sound is not working but it was working before.


    I am having problems with spatial sound as I cannot enable it. I don't know why. I was using Dolby Access but when I was working on a thread in the community, I cannot hear any sound, after enabling my headphones, the sound was working and I noticed I cannot enable spatial sound.


    Any help will be appreciated.

    :)
     
    SUJAY GIRITHARAN, Apr 20, 2021
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  2. Spatial Sound not working

    Hi,



    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.



    Help me with the following details for the better resolution.



    1: The make and model of the computer?



    2: When did you start facing this issue?



    Try following the below suggested steps.



    Method 1:



    Steps to enable Spatial sound in Windows 10



    1: Right click on the sound icon in the bottom right of the system tray.

    2: Select Playback devices from the context menu.

    3: Click the headphones or speaker type you’d like to enable spatial sound for.

    4: Click the Properties button at the bottom right.

    5: Choose the Spatial Sound tab at the top.

    6: From the dropdown menu, select Windows Sonic for Headphones (or other, if it’s for a speaker).

    7: Click on OK button to finish and check the working of the spatial sound.



    Method 2:



    You may run the Hardware troubleshooter and check if it works.



    To run the troubleshooter, select the Start button, type
    Troubleshoot, and then select Troubleshoot from the list of results. Select
    Playing Audio > Run the troubleshooter.



    Method 3:

    Update the Realtek audio driver through manufacturer’s website



    You may follow the article by Andre Da Costa to update the drivers.



    How to: Install and Update Hardware Drivers in Windows 10



    Please look for the topic "How to find and download drivers from the manufacturer’s website":



    Hope it helps.



    Muralidhar

    Microsoft Forum Moderator
     
    Muralidhar_G, Apr 20, 2021
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  3. Spatial Sound

    Hi,

    The Spatial Sound feature is available in Windows 10 but by default, it has been disabled. To enable it, follow the steps below:

    • In the notification area, right-click on the sound icon.
    • In the context menu, click on Playback devices.
    • Select your playback device and then click on Properties.
    • Click on the Spatial sound tab.
    • Select the Spatial sound format you want to apply.

    Get back to us if there is anything else. We'll be glad to help.
     
    Jennifer Bri, Apr 20, 2021
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  4. boop2951 Win User

    Spatial sound is not working but it was working before.

    Spatial Sound

    I followed the instructions but when I got to #4 spatial sound said off and there was no other info or any way to turn it on. I hit return to default but that did nothing. Please help. my earphones are off .
     
    boop2951, Apr 20, 2021
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