How do I test my lenovo laptop speakers?

  • If you are currently unable to get an audio from your laptop, and you are thinking, it might be an issues with the internal speakers.
    But you don't know how to test the lenovo laptop speakers? do not worry, here are the guide to do that.
    how do I Fix lenovo laptop no sound 2021
    Some of these steps may not apply to your computer. Test your audio after performing each step:
    Step 1: Run the troubleshooter
    Select the Search icon.
    Search icon
    Type Troubleshoot.
    Select Troubleshoot from the list of results.
    Select Playing Audio > Run the troubleshooter.
    Step 2: Verify the volume is properly set and is not muted
    Check the settings in the Taskbar Volume Control and in the applicable output controls in the Playback Master Volume Control. Also verify that the device is not muted and is set to a proper level in the Master Volume Control.
    Check the sound in the taskbar and make sure the device is not muted.
    Check sound
    Click the speaker icon (Taskbar speaker icon or Taskbar speaker icon or Speaker icon) on the Microsoft Windows system tray or taskbar to open the Volume control.
    Move the slider to increase the volume and see if the sound is audible.
    The volume control may need to be checked for several devices. For example, Windows Media Player application websites like YouTube have their own volume control. Check to see if the volume on any of these devices is muted or low.
    Step 3: Verify sound is going to the correct device
    If there are issues hearing sound from speakers or headphones, make sure the sound is going to the correct device.
    Right-click the Speaker icon.
    Select Open Sound settings.
    Under Output, make sure the correct sound device is selected under Choose your output device.
    Sound output
    Note: Make sure any external speakers have power.
    Step 4: Set the physical volume controls to an appropriate level
    For ThinkPad A, G, R, T, X, and Z series systems, there are volume down, volume up, and mute EZ keys, which can be either round or rectangular. You can find them at the top of your keyboard:
    thinkpad volume ez buttons thinkpad volume ez buttonsButtons
    For older ThinkPad systems, there may be a volume wheel on the side of the unit. Also, the key combination of Fn and Page up or Page down may raise and lower the volume setting.
    Step 5: Connect external speakers or headphones to the audio connectors on the ThinkPad system to verify audio
    audio connections audio connections
    Audio jack Description Symbol
    Stereo headphone jack The headphone jack is used for connecting a stereo headphone or external speakers. headphone jack symbol
    Stereo line-in jack This jack is used to accept audio signals from external devices, such as line output from a stereo or television system, or a musical instrument, into the computer sound system.
    Note: This jack is only on some systems. line-in jack symbol
    Microphone jack This jack is used to connect a microphone to your computer for recording voice or other sounds on the hard disk. This port can also be used by speech-recognition software. microphone jack symbol
    Step 6: Set the Windows Default Playback & Recording Audio Device
    Right-click the Speaker icon.
    Select Open Sound settings.
    Sound Settings
    Under Input, select Device properties.
    Select Additional device properties under Related Settings and make sure that the microphone is enabled.
    Related Settings
    Step 7: Adjust the Microphone volume
    Right-click the Speaker icon.
    Select Open Sound Settings.
    Under Input, select Device properties.
    Select Additional device properties under Related Settings.
    Click the Levels tab. There will be a mute symbol next to the audio icon if the volume is muted. If there is a mute symbol, click the symbol to unmute, and make sure the volume is set to 50 or higher.
    Step 8: Update drivers from Manufacturer (Support Site) or Microsoft
    Select the Search icon, type device manager, then select Device Manager from the menu.
    Navigate to Sound, video and game controllers, then right-click Realtek High Definition Audio, Conexant SmartAudio, or IDT High Definition Audio. Select Uninstall.
    Go to the Search icon, type Control Panel, and then click Programs and Features. On the list of apps, uninstall anything related to Realtek, Conexant, or IDT & Dolby, and then reboot.
    After the reboot, go to the Lenovo Support site at to download a new audio driver.
    Note: Go to Lenovo Support Site and select your product first before proceeding to download the driver.
    How to fix no audio output device is installed?

  • @markjohnson9654 Thanks for sharing the information. I just bought a Lenovo laptop. I will bookmark this link...will definitely be useful in the future.

Log in to reply